Posts Tagged ‘ Black Heart Magazine ’

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...

Sexy writing workshop and haiku

In addition to reading being sexy, as detailed in yesterday's post, writing is also super sexy. Which is why I'm taking it to the sexiest level possible and teaching a workshop about writing sexy stories! My "Saucy Smut" class is happening this Friday, October 9 at 6:30PM at Joy Toyz (4200 St-Laurent, suite 415), and will feature tips and tricks for anyone interested in learning how to get Continue Reading...

Another day on earth, and another haiku, my cool new project

[caption id="attachment_748" align="alignright" width="320" caption=""Another day on Earth" by James Dignan (image via grutness.co.nz)"][/caption] Lately, I've been feeling like I haven't been doing enough creative work. It has all been just work, and it's burning me out. So I've been trying to read more of the blogs I find interesting, for inspiration. Most recently, my husband Continue Reading...