Giveaway of Sparks and Shadows by Lucy A. Snyder

Lucy A. Snyder is the Bram Stoker Award-winning author of the novels Spellbent and Shotgun Sorceress and the collections Sparks and Shadows, Chimeric Machines, and Installing Linux on a Dead Badger. Her writing has appeared in Strange Horizons, Weird Tales, Hellbound Hearts, Masques V, Doctor Who Short Trips: Destination Prague, Chiaroscuro, GUD, and Lady Churchill’s… Continue reading Giveaway of Sparks and Shadows by Lucy A. Snyder

Story of the Month – “Forgetting”

“Forgetting” by Lucy A. Snyder has been the ultimate Story of the Month for me.  I read it several years ago either as a link from her web site or a story on her site.  It’s the melancholy tone that’s stayed with me.  The story has five characters – daughter, mom, dad, dog and chicken.  It’s… Continue reading Story of the Month – “Forgetting”

Mailbox Monday – May 10th

A big thank you to Marcia at The Printed Page for hosting Mailbox Monday.  A lot of new books flew into the house this week courtesy of the Ohioana Book Festival.  This is the fourth year of the festival in which Ohio authors are featured.  Starting from the top of the stack is Don of the… Continue reading Mailbox Monday – May 10th

Ohioana Book Festival

     It wasn’t until May 2008, the weekend of the Ohioana Book Festival, that I first heard of it.  Friday was the opening night for Jeff Smith’s exhibit at the Wexner Center for the Arts.  Both Harvey Pekar and Joyce Brabner were in attendance.  The next morning they were off to the Ohioana Book Festival.  The… Continue reading Ohioana Book Festival