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Something Else Happened At the Push to Publish Conference Last Week…

As I mentioned, I ran into The Grandmothers, Eileen Scolnic and Joyce Eisenberg, who are also working with the good folks at Quirk Books, and they let me know that … Continue reading Something Else Happened At the Push to Publish Conference Last Week…

Five Favorite Things From the 2018 Push to Publish Conference

Happy to return to the Push to Publish conference after a 3 year absence.  If you’ve never heard of Push to Publish and you’re a Philadelphia-area writer, remind me to … Continue reading Five Favorite Things From the 2018 Push to Publish Conference

Five Favorite Freaky Fake People

Ira Levin was born 90 years ago today (August 27, 1929).  The author, perhaps best known for his 1967 novel Rosemary’s Baby, was a master at turning dark scenes of horror and suspense into twisted satire so deep, it’s not uncommon for readers to miss the joke…In honor of Levin’s birthday, let’s talk about my Five Favorite Freaky Fake people.

Five Horror Movie Classics…that I’ve never seen

I had the good fortune of seeing Guillermo Del Toro’s excellent Crimson Peak last week.  It’s very good movie with some great chemistry between Loki, Alice, Jax,  and the grown-up Murph; … Continue reading Five Horror Movie Classics…that I’ve never seen

KnippKnopp’s Favorite Vacation Horror Movies

It’s vacation time!  Time for me to put work worries behind, for lazy days staring at the surf, and for daydreaming about the day I can actually own one of … Continue reading KnippKnopp’s Favorite Vacation Horror Movies