Tuesday Toot – Andrew McKiernan

Tuesday Toot is a semi-regular feature here at The Word. An invite-only series of short posts where writers, editors, booksellers and other creatives have been asked to share their stuff and toot their own horn. It’s hard to be seen in the digital morass and...

The Drabblecast

You’d all know by now what a fan I am of fiction podcasts. I’d heard mention of the Drabblecast many times, but never got around to checking it out until recently. Norm Sherman, the host there, often features on other podcasts I listen to, as a narrator or...

Damnation And Dames ToC and cover art announced

Seriously, how sexy hawt is that cover? This is the new anthology coming soon from Ticonderoga Publications, called Damnation And Dames – Sixteen Stunning Tales Of Paranormal Noir. Or, as I’ve decided to called it, paranoirmal. That’s right, suckers,...

Beautiful reading time-lapse gif

I snurched this from Hex’s tumblr – it’s just lovely, and the sentiment is reason enough to read. Even if we can one day dream of being like those people and doing those things, we can read in the meantime....