Circular 1/22/20

PROSE From Fictive Dream: Delirium by John C. Mannone. "The brick-lumps sifted through the black morph into swarms of fire ants with glassy-grit teeth." (Delirium) From Spelk: Letters to Dead People by Foster Trecost. “I sometimes write letters to my father, but he doesn’t read them.” “How do you know?” “Because dead people can’t read… Continue reading Circular 1/22/20

Circular 12/25/19 (Yuletide Edition)

Regular readers of the site will be aware that circulars have been few and far between of late. That is not because I've discontinued the series, but simply because I've been focused on various other projects (namely music composition and writing). With that said—Merry Christmas! to all our readers and supporters. — K. E., Logos… Continue reading Circular 12/25/19 (Yuletide Edition)

Music Recommendations 12/20/19

Don't Stop The Dance (Todd Terje Remix) by Bryan Ferry – Great energy. Faces by Clio (1985) – Classic Italo-disco. Testure (12" mix) by Skinny Puppy (1989) – "I hope you make sure we're properly dead before you start Old Rip-beak!" The Orchestra of Futurist Noise Intoners (2013) – A contemporary recording of Italian Futurist… Continue reading Music Recommendations 12/20/19

Online Writing Resources (December Recommendations)

In the selection of dictionaries, thesauruses, word processors and other writing-related software, my primary criteria is simplicity, task-specificity and reliability. Below is a list of sites that fit this criteria, paired with notes pertinent to the distinctive attributes of each. All sites and programs listed are free (or have a free version). Writing Programs: Apache… Continue reading Online Writing Resources (December Recommendations)

Stonewall Jackson’s Way (1862)

Come, stack arms, men! Pile on the rails, Stir up the camp-fire bright; No matter if the canteen fails, We'll make a roaring night. Here Shenandoah brawls along, There burly Blue Ridge echoes strong, To swell the brigade's rousing song Of "Stonewall Jackson's Say." We see him now, — the old slouched hat Cocked o'er… Continue reading Stonewall Jackson’s Way (1862)

Red Shadows (1928)

"This Solomon Kane is a demon from Hell, I tell you."   —Red Shadows, 1928 §.00 In the introduction to The Elements of Style (Strunk & White, 1999, p. xv.), the authors implore the reader thrice over to "Omit needles words!" Robert E. Howard's Red Shadows (first published in Weird Tales, August 1928)—the first of the Solomon Kane stories—follows… Continue reading Red Shadows (1928)

Fiction Recap 2019 [#2]

Selection of fiction works we've published this year. July The Caretaker (Dan Klefstad / short story—chapter excerpt / horror, thriller) Hauptsturmführer Fillenius (Dan Klefstad / short story / horror, thriller) Riven Cage (K. E. / flash / horror) June Pen & Pedagogy (K. E. / flash / realism, satire) Roadkill (D. A. Estringel / short story /… Continue reading Fiction Recap 2019 [#2]