Reposting The Process

With the publication of Death In Common on the horizon, I thought this would be a good time to repost an entry I wrote back in NOvember dealing with the process I went through of getting accepted. When Rich first announced his anthology over on SL, I was intrigued, and intimidated. Intrigued, because I loved…

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Death in Common Blurb

Rich posted a blurb about Death In Common, from T.M. Wright over on SL. Death in Common: Poems from Unlikely Victims brings unusual depth, creativity and chillingly potent imagery to what is often referred to as “horror poetry.” The poems within this unique volume are not simply horrific, they’re genuinely lyrical and wonderfully human stories…

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“You’ve started your literary career well; be pleased.”

So says, T.M. Wright after reading my poem, Childhood’s End. He was also kind enough to say, “I really like it–great imagery throughout and it ends beautifully.  Congratulations!” This perhaps, is the greatest compliment I’ve ever received in my life. In spite of having positive reviews for some self produced plays in the early 90’s…

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First sale

I can now announce, that I’ve made my first sale, a poem, to be included in Rich Ristow’s collection, Death in Common.  What started one warm AZ night on Oct. 14th, and included 11 revisions, numerous emails, and a small ulcer has culminated in a sale. I spent a lot of time writing this one,…

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Calling All Poets

My friend Rich, has a post over on SL, seeking submissions for a poetry anthology he’s working on. Anyone interested, take a look here, http://shocklinesforum.yuku.com/topic/7163. Yes, he’s a friend, and I’ve submitted something, but I’d post about it anyway, because Rich, is a good guy, and I love the idea for this anthology. Plus, if you…

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