Showing posts from February, 2017

WORKSHOP: UPL Writers Workshop with Heidi Ruby Miller and Jason Jack Miller

WORKSHOPS This week ( Wednesday, February 8 ) at the UPL Writers Workshop, we'll be learning how to format a manuscript and do a critique of another writer's work. Hope you can join us! ~~~ The  Uniontown Public Library  offers a Writers Workshop led by authors  Heidi Ruby Miller  and  Jason Jack Miller  each Wednesday afternoon . The weekly meetings will include a short writing lesson, writing tips and advice, and a discussion about members’ work.  We'll be using lessons from  Many Genres One Craft .  Each lecture and activity will be self-contained in case you can't attend every week.   This is a great opportunity to meet fellow writers, talk about your ideas, and explore your creativity. The UPL Writers Workshop is a free program and writers of all genres and experience levels are welcome! The Writers Workshop will meet every Wednesday from 4:30 – 6:00 PM in Meeting Room A. If you have any questions, please contact UPL at (724) 437-1165. Heidi Ruby Miller  a


VIDEOS I video interviewed romance author Lee Tobin McClain for my Three Great Things series. Her latest novel is The Soldier and the Single Mom . Lee was the February guest for the 2017 Author Series at Uniontown Public Library .

BOOK: The Best of Farmerphile

BOOKS I am very honored to have my essay about Philip José Farmer's Tongues of the Moon selected for this collection. You can preorder it from Meteor House now in two editions: trade paperback (shown with a collage of the covers making up Farmer's portrait) and hardcover (shown with Farmer as Sherlock Holmes). The full table of contents is available if you scroll down on the preorder page. ABOUT Farmerphile: The Magazine of Philip José Farmer was a quarterly fanzine that ran fifteen issues from July 2005 to January 2009. Michael Croteau served as Publisher for all fifteen issues; Christopher Paul Carey and Paul Spiteri coedited the first ten issues, while Spiteri and Win Scott Eckert coedited the last five. Thanks to the generosity of Philip José Farmer and his “Magic Filing Cabinet,” Farmerphile published—for the first time anywhere—short stories (mostly not science fiction), excerpts, articles, speeches, and letters written by Farmer. It even serialized the novel Up fr