Monthly Archives: August 2019

Guest Post – Author Tabatha Stirling Talks About Mental Illness and Writing

Note: Tabatha opened up about her struggles with mental illness and writing. It is raw emotional and real. There are possible triggers here for those dealing with those issues. I think this article is amazing and truly thank her from the bottom of my heart for trusting me to run it for her. Last night I watched, ‘Amy’, a poignant …

#musicmonday O’Children by Nick Cave and the Bad Seeds

Lyrics Pass me that lovely little gun My dear, my darling one The cleaners are coming, one by one You don’t even want to let them startThey’re knocking now upon your door They measure the room, they know the score They’re mopping up the butcher’s floor Of your broken little heartsForgive us now for what we’ve done It started out …

Sunbird by Neil Gaiman Found in Unnatural Creatures Short Story Collection

“Oh, Mandy,” sighed Virginia Boote. “When you’ve tasted one beetle, you’ve tasted them all. And we all tasted several hundred species. At least the dung bee- tles had a real kick to them.” “No,” said Jackie Newhouse, “that was the dung-beetle balls. The beetles them- selves were singularly unexceptional. Still, I take your point. We have scaled the heights of gastronomy, we have plunged down …