You may have noticed I’m posting less on here. After posting one or two posts every day for over a year, I’ve decided to take a step back and focus on other things for a while. I’ll still try to post once a month. I will post an update or two while I’m at the Mad Monster Party Horror Convention next month. After I finish with the convention, I want to focus on finishing the first draft of my novel by the end of this year. I can easily finish sooner but I’m lazy and procrastinate a lot.
I also want to find new conventions to attend that don’t require a lot of travel on my part, so I can go to all the places. I’m writing more spooky poetry and once I have a surplus, I’ll start sharing things again. I plan to focus all my writing efforts on all my works in progress (which are all horror stories) and spooky poetry. That should keep me busy and satisfied. At some point I plan to continue some of my regular postings such as the book reviews and sharing my photography, but not for a while. I need a break. See you all next month.
If you’re not familiar with Mad Monster Party, I suggest you check out their website. This is a horror themed convention and I’ll have a vendor table. It’s happening in Glendale, AZ on the Fourth of July weekend. They have a great list of celebrities who will be in attendance. It looks like it’ll be a lot of fun. What will I be doing there? At my vendor table, I’ll be selling copies of my book “The Morbid Museum,” a collection of short horror stories framed around a curator and museum of death.
I’ll have paperback copies and a few hardbound copies. I will also have an exclusive collection of spooky haikus available for those spooky poetry fans. “Haunting Haikus” has 23 haikus along with some images. It’s a quick read but fun. I will also have a few bookmarks for sale. These will have spooky themes like skulls, pumpkins, and witches. I’ll post some photos once I have everything collected and packaged. I’m still waiting on a few deliveries. I’ll post more details as I get them. If you’ll be in Glendale, AZ on the Fourth of July weekend, come to the Mad Monster Party, find my table, and say hi. I’m looking forward to hanging with my fellow horror enthusiasts.
The biggest change we have on the blog this month is everything returning to normal. I will continue sharing my photography with Snapshot Saturdays. Wacky Wednesdays are back. And I continue reviewing the many book of supernatural horror and magical realism on Coffee and Contemplation every Sunday. I also have a new serialized short story coming every Friday in May. It’s titled “Keys Reef” and is about a lobster and an alligator that live together. I also have some exciting news coming about new stuff I’ll be selling in my store to include books and bookmarks.
I’ll share in more detail about the Mad Monster Party Convention which I’ll be attending in July. I’ll have a vendor table and will be selling books and spooky bookmarks. I’ll write a special post soon providing more details about this and some of the things I’ll be selling. I’m also trying to get a small collection of stories put together that I can offer as a free download when people sign up for my mailing list. I’m excited about that and I hope many of you are as well. I still have a lot of things to finalize before that is ready. There’s a lot of fun stuff going on and I hope you’re looking forward to is as much as I am.