Our first online issue features an author snapshot with Earl Javorsky. Earl tells us, “I’ve been a pretty regular guy for a long time now, married, house, grown kids. Before that I was a career criminal, dealing drugs in Los Angeles and pretending to be a professional musician.” Learn about his latest works and how some of his life experiences inform his stories.
Wondering what Gabino Iglesias, Andrew Nette, Tom Piccirilli, David Swinson and Alex Segura have in common? Find out here.
- Gloria Feit reviews Willnot, by James Sallis
- Sandra Ruttan reviews Freeze-Frame Revolution, by Peter Watts
We also have a Flashback Feature from the Fall 2005 issue of Spinetingler Magazine. Learn about Stuart MacBride’s mind maps and how they impact his writing.
In case you missed it:
- Gloria Feit reviews Christine Mangan’s Tangerine
- Earl Javorksy shares his soundtrack pick for Down To No Good
- Patricia Abbott talks about Bringing Sorrow in short stories
- Sandra Ruttan reviews Terror is our Business: Dana Roberts’ Casebook of Horrors by Joe R Lansdale and Kasey Lansdale
- Dana King takes us inside the writing of Bad Samaritan
- Charles Salzberg, Nathan Singer, Michael Niemann, Rebecca Marks and Derek Thompson talk about their latest books and their approach to writing
- Friday’s Forgotten Books: Anne Frasier edition
Around the web:
Gabino Iglesias talks about why crime fiction writers need to stop pretending to be bad ass.
Over at Palomino Mugging, Brian Lindenmuth has been sharing his thoughts about:
- A Beautiful Composition of Broken by R.H. Sin
- Come Thief by Jane Hirshfield
- Magic City Gospel by Ashley M Jones
- The Dead Wrestler Elegies by W. Todd Kaneko
- The House Beautiful by Robert Louis Stevenson
- Incidents of Travel in Poetry by Frank Lima
- Poisoned Apples by Christine Heppermann
and he put the spotlight on poets Ogden Nash as part of his contributions to National Poetry Month.
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