Archive for July, 2009
It’s Time For the Percolator!
Posted on: July 27th, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 2 Comments

Howsa ’bout a random informational post? You see, I don’t want to neglect my cozy little blog here, but I also don’t want to put off writing today–I’m percolating! (No I’m not doing that crazy dance. I have ideas percolating.) I’ll break it down into bite sized info-nuggets. Easily digested, and tasty to boot. Snail […]

Midnight Writing Prompt
Posted on: July 21st, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 8 Comments

Did you ever notice it’s easier to write about a season when it is that season? It must be a natural side effect of being sensory animals. How can you not want to write a story taking place during the summer when you’re gardening, hiking, swimming, and enjoying other seasonal activities? Everything is so immediate. […]

The Sunday Edition
Posted on: July 19th, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 7 Comments

Sunday. The end of one week, and the start of the next. The converging of two plains. A day of rest. A day of praise. More than any other time of the week, Sunday has a permeating quiet to it. I can wake a little later than I usually would and enjoy a cup of […]

The Great Garbage Wars. Or, Why You Don’t @#*! With Raccoons.
Posted on: July 11th, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 7 Comments

The other night, I found a raccoon on my deck eating garbage. I usually wouldn’t leave a bag of stinking trash out in the open like that, but what can I say. I forgot. Around 2 in the morning my dog alerted me, and half the neighborhood, to the presence of our uninvited guest. I […]

Review in Dark Scribe
Posted on: July 7th, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 3 Comments

A little bit of good news on this wonderful, rainy Tuesday. A review I wrote for the short story, “The Woman in the Club Car,” written by Thomas Tessier, has been published by Dark Scribe Magazine. The review is live, so if you’re interested, take a look: Review Article The story I reviewed is in […]

The Bacon Wrapping Experiment (BWE)
Posted on: July 3rd, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 2 Comments

Over the holiday weekend, I will conduct an experiment to discover if there is a type of food in existence that tastes bad when wrapped with bacon. It is a widely held belief, backed up by scientific data, that bacon is one of the top ten most healthful foods, and one of the top five […]

June Stats
Posted on: July 1st, 2009 by Anthony Rapino 5 Comments

Inspired by the ever-glorious, intrepid writer Catherine J Gardner, of The Poisoned Apple, I have decided to post my writing stats for the month. I’m afraid I can’t be as accurate as Catherine in terms of word counts, but I’ll try to make up for it. Sales: 0, the old goose egg.Query submissions: 4Story/review submissions: […]

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