Posts Tagged ‘ Black Heart Magazine ’

Preditors & Editors Readers’ Poll nominations

Guess what? I've been nominated in several categories for this year's Preditors & Editors Readers' Poll! The poll is an annual tradition, and boasts a variety of categories on everything from books to short fiction and poetry to digital publications—including online magazines and e-books. So I turn to you, dear readers, for support. If you like my writing or my magazine, Black Heart, Continue Reading...

Texas: “Surprisingly barren writer state”

According to a recent post on the Publishers Weekly blog, rating each of the United States based on their literary heavyweights, Texas had its proverbial ten-gallon hat handed to it. Here's the quote: "Along with Pennsylvania, Texas is the most surprisingly barren writer state. Who knew?" Pointing to Texas' sole kick-ass writer (Katherine Anne Porter), the post's author (Gabe Habash), gives us Continue Reading...

Black Heart’s NOIR anthology now online

Great news for lovers of crime fiction: Black Heart's NOIR anthology is now online for your downloading pleasure! The first of our new digital issues, The NOIR Anthology features the works of old-schoolers and newcomers to the noir/crime-fiction genre. Packed with 64 pages of short, dark fiction and even shorter (and darker?!) poetry, plus some truly terrific artwork (such as our kick-ass Continue Reading...

Hot dames and tricky dicks: Black Heart’s NOIR issue underway

Jimmy Callaway and I have been at it all day: sifting through the voluminous stack of black, white, red and blue submissions to our upcoming NOIR issue of Black Heart. [caption id="attachment_3754" align="aligncenter" width="480" caption=""I <3 Noir" image from t-shirts by Wendy Barsotti ($9.95 at Neatoshop)"][/caption] That's right, punks. We've been subjecting ourselves to an Continue Reading...

New writing contests featured at Black Heart

For those looking for writing contests, there's a doozy of a revenge fiction contest up now at Spinetingler. I've decided to add a new section to Black Heart entitled "Writing Contest of the Week" to gather up some of my faves, and they're the first victims of my enthusiasm, so g'wan and check it out already. And, if you're so inclined, remember there's a Dzanc Books Creative Writing Sessions Continue Reading...