Category Archives: Poe

The Myth of Writer’s Block

Writer’s block is a myth perpetuated by people who don’t really want to write. And I really don’t like when people ask me if I ever “get it,” as if it’s contagious. In some ways, I think it is. People … Continue reading

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Dark Times and Edgar Allan Poe – What more can a girl ask for?

Was asked by the lovely crew from SuperNews Live to come down and have a chat about Edgar Allan Poe on their show Dark Times! You can see the whole interview here.   Enjoy!

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Happy Birthday, Mr Poe

  The Poe Museum is having a 208th Birthday Party for Edgar Allan Poe. I went two years ago, and wish I were there again this year.  I’ve also wanted to make it to Baltimore for their celebration, but have … Continue reading

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Free book?

    Ladies and gentlemen, My book of short stories should be out in another month – I’ll have two advance copies to give away. There will be a very easy one question contest, and then a drawing (done by … Continue reading

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Apro-Poe

Happy Birthday, Mr. Poe! To one of the first, authentically American literary voices. Inspiration, then and now, for artists, writers, creators. Maybe I should have dedicated my book to him – posthumously – that is. But I think it is … Continue reading

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The Loves of Edgar Allan Poe

Jane Craig Stanton A mother one of his friends who encouraged his poetry, he described her as his first “soul love.”   Elmira Royster She was the daughter of a wealthy businessman who didn’t appreciate Edgar; When Poe went off … Continue reading

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Let’s talk about Legacy

Today is the 166st anniversary of Poe’s Death       One of the most valuable things on this planet, to me, is leaving your mark, affecting others, effecting change – making a difference, somehow, someway, to someone.    Edgar Allan Poe … Continue reading

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