Category Archives: Daily Rants

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 […]

TalkCast 348 – Chris Proulx, Free Comic Book Day and More

  One of the shows oldest friends, Chris Proulx from Double Midnight Comics in Manchester and now also in Concord New Hampshire, joins us to talk about a ton of stuff the Double Midnight Gang are up to for the spring, summer and beyond. May 6th: Free Comic Book Day: Their street fair/parking lot party/free for […]

The Writer’s Block: Sick

This month, I thought I’d offer a taste of flash fiction here at The Writer’s Block. Here’s a piece I originally wrote for The Storyside: Sick By Stacey Longo He is sick. She knows this. She knows this because he tells her every day. In the morning, he complains of a headache. She once suggested […]

TalkCast 346 – Vivek Tiwary, Our Own Renaissance Man

Our guest in this episode is truly a renaissance man, Vivek Tiwary. Join us as we talk about all his current projects in various stages of development in The Tiwary Entertainment Group and  his plans for the future.   We talk about his ongoing YA Graphic novel , Asha Ascending adroitly illustrated by Sara Richard which […]

The Writer’s Block: So You’re About to Meet an Author

I do a lot of events. Conventions, fairs, craft shows . . . you never know when my smiling face is going to pop up from behind a table. (Next Saturday, you’ll find me at SuperMegaFest with Rob Watts: stop on by!) Over the years, I’ve found that some fans are wonderful, and some of them […]

TalkCast 345 – Curtis M. Lawson

Once there was a man. This man lived in a wyrd town, Salem Ma. This man loved wyrd music. From a very young age he like wyrd stories, wryd books and knew one day he would write such wyrd tales. In this episode we meet Curtis Lawson; comic creator, writer of dark fiction and the […]

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