Category Archives: Daily Rants

The Writer’s Block Presents: Plinkety-Plink

This month, a bit of wistful fiction to whet your appetite for the new year. Plinkety-Plink by Rob Smales “I can’t believe she’s gone.” “Hon, I … look, I don’t mean to sound insensitive here, but she was nearly eighty. And living in a home.” “I know.” “It’s not like it came from left field […]

Happy Holidays

From The Cast and Crew Of Sci Fi Saturday Night Have A Safe And Happy Holiday Season See You All In The New Year

TalkCast 366 – Silent Knight

In this episode, we talk with our old friend and multi-talented bon vivant, George O’Connor whose latest invention is a new comic based on what Santa does the other 364 days of the year. In a venture whose inception was the result of a conversation in 2016, this story came alive with the help of DaFu […]

TalkCast 365 – Andrew Stanleigh

In this episode we are joined by Andy Stanleigh to discuss his new Kickstarter, SCI: The Jewish Comics Anthology Volume 2. It’s a more than interesting process as to where and when this series began, where it is today and the product that his small press publishing house AH Press has been producing since 2011. […]

The Writer’s Block Presents: One Lunatic’s Dream

There are two types of people in this world. One is the sensible, rational type. They set realistic, achievable goals: grow up, get a job you like and are good at, meet someone awesome, get married and have two awesome children. My sister is one of these people. So is my sister-in-law. The other type […]

TalkCast 359 – The “FunDead” & Author Ariele Sieling

It’s a guest packed show. We begin with Laurie Moran and Amber Newberry from FunDead Publications in Salem, New Hampshire. The ladies join us to talk about their company, who they are, what they do , why they do it and what’s coming up in the “World of the Fundead”. We discuss their newest anthology, […]

The Writer’s Block Presents: Don’t Be a D*ck—Follow the Guidelines

Hey there, people! My name’s Rob Smales, and when I found out Stacey needed a blog post for this month’s Writers’ Block, I drove straight to her house to ask if maybe I could share some thoughts with you. There’s something on my mind, and I think all my friends are a little tired (read: […]

The Writer’s Block Presents: Get Buried in Blue Clay

The latest offering from Bram Stoker Award winner L.L. Soares (Life Rage) is Buried in Blue Clay (2017, Post Mortem Press). We’re immediately on board (both literally and figuratively) with Reddy Soames, a writer who’s not sure he’s still got what it takes, and drinks too much while he ponders this question. He’s heading back […]

The Writer’s Block Presents: Curtis Lawson’s Writing Process

This month, I asked author Curtis Lawson (It’s a Bad, Bad, Bad, Bad World) to talk about his writing process. I’m about halfway through his new short story collection, Black Pantheons, and am duly impressed, so I figured the world should hear more from this talented author. Black Pantheons is available now on Amazon and […]

TalkCast 350 – George O’Connor at the PKD Film Festival

When one of our friends has a showing of his short film at The Philip K. Dick Science Fiction Film Festival, Its really time to celebrate. This ‘cast is a celebration with George for the inclusion of his film Healed in the festival. It will be shown Monday May29th. at 2pm in The Courthouse Theater […]

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