Who needs news when we have faces to read? Expressions drawn by Honore Daumier jump right off the page to make you smile, ponder or even cry. Here is a wonderful exhibit of Daumier’s drawings on “Reading,”: I love the dreamy image of the man on right. Visit the full Daumier Online Register for information on all of its exhibits. And from New York a … Continue reading Thursday Night Art Crawl: Read Not the News!
Dropping my eldest at high school, I used to listen to NPR–but no more. The timing gave me a nice little news summary and a story about the arts. At first I enjoyed that, but as time went by, I often grew offended by an attitude put out by the host. Today she crossed a line. Her feature story was about a female musician. I … Continue reading NPR, Let Me Offend You
I met Sara Jayne Townsend online through Absolute Write Water Cooler. Awesome writer. There’s something irresistible about this sweet, innocent-looking woman writing horror. ~Lucie . The Terror Within By Sara Jayne Townsend . “Write what you know”. This is something that all new writers are told. It can be quite daunting, especially if you write genre. . For horror writers, it’s about scaring the readers … Continue reading Guest post: “The Terror Within” by Sara Jayne Townsend
Day 3 of the I-Wish-I-Was-at-Bouchercon-Party It’s late in the day since I had to unexpectedly go into work early, but our virtual con must go on. To start off the evening, I put a happy hour toast and some other environmental conference notes at The Absolute Write Mystery Room’s Party Thread. And now to our very special editor interview. Imagine that you have scheduled a … Continue reading Editor Interview with Mari Farthing
Didn’t make Bouchercon this year? Don’t be discouraged, we suspense hacks over at Absolute Write Water Cooler are putting together our twisted imaginations to create our own CON. Our cohorts in crime are sending over Bouchercon tidbits and a daily photo from the con as well. It’ll be on our blogs and in the Mystery/Thriller/Suspense Room at the Water Cooler. Mine starts here and now: … Continue reading Day 1: The I-Wish-I-Was-at-Bouchercon Party