Before you completely forget about me, I thought I'd stop by with a little bloggin' to wet your whistle, or should I say, horn? Well, I'm tooting mine shamelessly, as I'm apt to do, so I beg your forgiveness.
Now with that sorry excuse for a disclaimer out of the way, my tootable items to share with you for the moment are a couple of lovely interviews. Firstly, I've become part of Heidi Ruby Miller's
, Pick Six
alumni, an honor for which I am most grateful.You can find my Heidi's Pick Six interview HERE!
Secondly, the wonderful and talented author/publisher, Vince Liaguno
, interviewed me for the Drawing First Blood: Interviews with Dark Genre Literature's Newest Talents
section of Dark Scribe Magazine
. If you haven't visited this excellent magazine, do yourself a favor and dig in. It's filled to the brim with great articles and interviews. Be sure to register
, as well. It's FREE and registered readers will be privy to Members Only access pages.Read My Drawing First Blood: Interview HERE!
Remember the One Last Song Blog?
CJ Hurtt and his accomplice, Shawn Richter have done it again. Many of you enjoyed the FREE read of the first issue of CJ's One Last Song
from Brain Scan Comics, well, "One Last Song 2" has hit the cyberwaves and the shelves. If you'd like a FREE read of both One Last Song" Issue 1
AND Issue 2
, get yourself on over to WOWIO and register (also FREE) and download CJ's latest. Your registration will also give you free access to the work of several other writer/artist teams, so go get 'em!
To The PRESS with Dark Recesses
That's right! Dark Recesses Press
will find itself at the printers. The formerly online zine will be moving into the big leagues (where it belongs!) and becoming a print magazine.From DRP publisher, Bailey Hunter:"Dark Recesses Press has just finished up it's 2nd year as a PDF zine of Horror and Dark fiction, art, non-fiction and reviews. If you haven't had a chance to see what we are all about, the latest issue #8 is still available for free download from our site at darkrecesses.com "Come January, 2008 we will kick off our third year in print. We are now set up to take Pre-Orders and Subscriptions on the site at close to 15% off the regular cover price. We will be producing 2 printed issues / year along with a tri-annual scaled down version of the free PDF (this will not have the same content as the print issue). "The printed product will have a glossy full colour cover, be perfect bound with crisp, bright white smooth interior paper. There will be b/w and greyscale illustrations accompanying the stories."
To be eligible for the very reasonable reduced rate DRP subscription and to be a wonderfully awesome bonafide supporter of the small press, stop over at DRP soon and SUBSCRIBE
or try before you buy and download a FREE PDF of Issue 6 HERE!
Well, I suppose that's enough lollygagging for me today. I hope you enjoy all the juicy reading! And in case I don't see you before next week, Happy Thanksgiving
to all the folks in the US, and Happy November to the rest of your sweeties around the globe. Wherever you are, I give thanks for you!
Wickedly Yours,Fran Friel
PS - Remember that little contest over at the HL Blog-O-Rama? Today's the last day for your chance to win some fine books
- all you need to do is Subscribe to the HL Blog at MySpace. You'll find the detail HERE!