Posts Tagged ‘ Black Heart Magazine ’

Writer to Watch: John Van Roekel

Normally, when I see those "Writer to Watch" interviews in glossy magazines, I cynically wonder how much money those authors had to shell out to big-deal publicists to get them featured in said magazine. But recently I was flipping through a local publication and spotted a familiar face. It belonged to John Van Roekel, author of a trio of historical fiction books, and he was being featured as a Continue Reading...

#HumpDayReviews: My 2015 Year in Review

Happy Hump Day! As it's almost 2016, I've been going through my paper agenda, blog posts, Goodreads account, and various notebooks to review my year in reading and writing. So, instead of a book review, today I'm actually reviewing my own life. I'm sorting out exactly what I accomplished this year – both the successes and the failures – in order to help set some SMART goals for Continue Reading...

Meet me at the zine fest

This weekend (Saturday, October 3rd, to be exact) is the third annual San Diego Zine Fest. Guess who's going to be there? If you said "tons of awesome zinemakers," I'll accept that answer. If you said "Laura Roberts," you win a prize – but you'll have to come to the zine fest to get it, of course. I'll be representing both Black Heart Magazine and Buttontapper Press at the Continue Reading...

Literary mayhem unleashed: Best of Black Heart now online

What have I been up to for the past few weeks, instead of writing scintillating blog posts? An excellent question, dear reader! This is what I've been working on: My online lit mag hit a big milestone in 2014 - 10 years of continuous publication! Since that's pretty much amazing, I decided to finally put together a Best of Black Heart compilation of my favorite pieces of short Continue Reading...

Black Heart Magazine seeks Fiction Editor

Just a quickie update, in between cranking out more words on The Case of the Cunning Linguist: My literary magazine, Black Heart, is currently searching for a Fiction Editor. Though the position is unpaid, it's got lots of responsibilities that would look great on a writing or editorial résumé. In addition, whomever is selected for the gig would basically be my right hand guy or gal, in Continue Reading...