Showing posts from September, 2012

Bringing Penny Dreadfuls To Life via CCLaP

Delicious drama, thrills, and cliff hangers...what better way to celebrate literature as fall approaches?  The Chicago Center For Literature and Photography is hosting a new 12-part serial audio anthology to run every Monday in September, October and November; entitled " CCLaP 's Podcast Dreadful," inspired by old Victorian "pennydreadful " publications, and features cliffhangers to every chapter and a dark, strange tone throughout , featuring around a dozen writers over the entire course of the run.    On Friday, September 21st, there will be performances of episode 4 in front of a live audience at Quimby's in Wicker Park , featuring not just four local authors but a crew doing real-time radio-style sound effects. (The total list of participating authors includes Kate Cullan, Jason Fisk, Kevin Haworth, Jacob Knabb, Keith McCleary and Sophia G. Starmack, John Reed, Jason Riley, Jim Ruland, Davis Schneiderman, Ben Tanzer and Karl Wolff, with mus

Romancing the Blog Hop W*I*N*N*E*R*S!

Thank you to all who hopped! We have winners! Grand Prize Winners: Kindle Fire Winner: Laurie Goudge (from It's the Journey that Counts 's Blog) $130 Amazon Gift Card: Ellie (from Carrie Ann Ryan 's  Blog) Swag Pack: Cassandra  (from Dana Delamar 's Blog) Winners of my book choices were Latishajean and Patti Apocalypse Babes: The Complete Series Thank you to all who participated! And keep an eye out for  future hops and promotions. Kindle Fires, gift cards,  and Juicy Couture will abound!