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Slan Scores Again With Death of a Dowager

Death of a Dowager

By Julie Failla Earhart Last time we chatted about Joanna Campbell Slan’s new series, “The Jane Eyre Chronicles,” the first book had just been released.  Now the second book, Death of a Dowager, has hit the bookstores and Internet. It’s one year later, 1821.  Jane, Edward, and their son Ned have journeyed to London for…

A Night of Science Fiction & Fantasy

SciFi Fantasy Authors

At the end of April, four authors were transported to the Saint Louis County Library Headquarters to talk about their recent science fiction/fantasy novels. It was a fun-filled night complete with random questions and lots of laughter. Let’s travel back in time and allow me to share a few of the highlights of the evening.…

Warrior Poets Present at Missouri History Museum

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by Diana Davis Kevin McCameron has a long history of working with the Arts and Arts Organizations in St. Louis. He has performed in at least 75 theatrical stage productions plus a variety of feature films and commercials. He has taught workshops and classes on poetry, publishing, acting, and other subjects. His history made him…

Author Interview: Fiona Paul/Paula Stokes

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Courtesy of her website.

I am so excited to have had the opportunity to visit with one of our local debut authors, Fiona Paul! Fiona Paul debuted her first novel, Venom, last fall and has a multitude of books scheduled to come out both under this name as well as Paula Stokes in the near future. Please give her…

June Writing Contests

  Comstock Review – The Muriel Craft Bailey Memorial Award Glimmer Train – Fiction Open Hidden River Arts – William Van Wert Fiction Award – Manuscripts for fiction and drama Hunger Mountain—Howard Frank Mosher Short Fiction Prize Parlor Press’s Poetry Prize—Fifth Annual New Measure Poetry Prize Pearl A Literary Magazine – 2013 Pearl Poetry Prize…

Writing in Nature: The Views of Clifton Heights

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by Jennifer Adele www.jenniferadele.com Even though it is a historic district with a lot of greenery to offer, Clifton Heights is often one of the most overlooked treasures in the St. Louis Metro area. It is an area of diversity, of antiquity, of new beginnings, and regal restorations. It is home to parks, playgrounds and…

May Writing Contests

Carve Magazine: Raymond Carver Short Story Contest Seán Ó Faoláin Short Story Domestic Baltimore Review Summer Contest Booth 2013 Story Prize – Short story Creative Nonfiction Sustainability Essay Contest Mudfish Poetry Prize — Poetry Tiferet Journal – Poetry, short story, best essay or interview (non-fiction) International Carve Magazine: Raymond Carver Short Story Contest Entry Fee:…

Writing in Nature: Missouri Botanical Garden

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by Jennifer Adele www.jenniferadele.com Almost everyone in St. Louis has at least heard of the Missouri Botanical Garden, and a great many people have been there at some point, either to just peruse and enjoy the beauty at leisure or to indulge in a specific event or educational endeavor. There is no denying this place…