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Frederic’s Little Secret – A Review

It’s no secret that we love Phil Rossi. It’s not just his musical talent, rugged good looks, or affable and humble personality that makes us want to put his head in a jar to keep on our shelves here. He’s also a damn fine horror writer. So it won’t surprise you that we loved his …Read the Rest

Abattoir Presents “In The Deep Dark”

Welcome to the first issue of Abattoir Presents. For it, we have chosen a story by Justin Macumber of the Dead Robots Society podcast. “In The Deep Dark” is a keen example of the sort of psychological horror I love. He builds good atmosphere and gets at the core of one of our primal fears. …Read the Rest

Grindstone Episode Three – Scaring Little Kiddies

In episode three of GrindstoneJake Bible, Paul Cooley, and Scott Roche talk about what we should be reading and how to scare little kids and what scared us.
Incidental Music:
“Hell Has A Power Grid” by Braindouche!
Shadow Publica…

Galley Table Episode Fifty: Building an Audience

In episode fifty we talk about building an audience. Guests: Doc Coleman Scott Roche Laura Nicole Jeff Hite JR Blackwell Mentioned: Ustream channel Shelter in Place Do: Pilgrims of the Flying Temple Question of the Week: If you could be any monster/mythical creature (non-human/non-humanoid) what would it be and why? Promo: Snarky Avenger and the […]

Kindle A Fire

September 28, 2011
Kindle A Fire

Okay, okay I’m sure I’m not the first person to use this headline, but I couldn’t resist the bad pun. In case you haven’t heard, Amazon is releasing new versions of the Kindle and their pricing strategy (itself not new) is expanding to their new offerings. The low end Kindle won’t have a Keyboard (though […]

Galley Table Episode Forty-nine: Alternate Forms of Story Telling

In episode forty-nine we talk about non-prose story telling. Guests: Zach Ricks JP Losier Doc Coleman Scott Roche Laura Nicole Mentioned: Ustream channel Shelter in Place Nathan Lowell Question of the Week: You have been given the power to make every High Schooler to read one book or one series of books. What is it? […]

Galley Table Episode Forty-Three: Cow Killing

In episode forty-three we talk about writing groups and killing some sacred cows. Guests: Zach Ricks JP Losier Doc Coleman Scott Roche Jeff Hite Mentioned: Ustream channel Killing the Sacred Cows: Workshops Tracy Hickman Battle of Wildspitze Question of the Week: Name a characteristic of your favorite author that you’d like to see in your […]

Galley Table Episode Forty-One: Who’s Your Daddy?

In episode forty-one we talk about parenthood in fiction, the good and the bad. The picture of Alyssa Milano? Well she did get mentioned. Guests: Zach Ricks Laura Nicole JP Losier Jeff Hite Doc Coleman Mentioned: Open Letter from Deathstar PR Top 10 Worst Fictional Fathers Ginnie Dare Ustream channel Question of the Week: What […]

Galley Table Episode Forty: Sexism in SF Writing

In episode forty the crew and our guests take on the world of sci fi writing and publishing and the role gender plays in both the author pool and the reader base. Guests: Zach Ricks Laura Nicole JP Losier Jeff Lane Mentioned: This Paper World SF Signal Mind Meld – Importance of The Russ Pledge […]

Galley Table Episode Thirty-Nine: Galley Table Goes Bowling!

In this episode thirty-nine we have a bit of a random show in which we don’t actually go bowling. It’s more about what’s holding you back. Guests: Zach Ricks Scott Roche Doc Coleman Laura Nicole Veronica Giguerre Mentioned: U-stream Link! Shadow Publications Behind the Mask: The Rise of Leslie Vernon I Am Not a Serial […]

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