Many years ago, when we were more attuned to the changes in Nature, autumn was a mystical time providing the harvest bounty but also marking the beginning of the darker and colder winter. One night was considered the point where the veil between the physical world and the spiritual world thins–the night now called Samhain … More Hurricane Halloween
Today I turn 65. How did that happen? Just a few moments ago I was in high school and then nursing school and then going through a C-section. Now all of a sudden I’m sixty-friggin’-five years old. I’m Medicare age and I carry the card proudly…I earned it by working since I was 20, not … More When I’m 65…
This picture inspired some memories. My love affair with the written word, with books, started early, when Mom would take my sister and me to the library near our apartment over the barbershop in Laurel, Maryland. I can still remember where my favorite books were shelved in the library. By the time I was eight … More What Are Your Writing Inspirations
I find myself returning to horror in my writing…not the blood and guts type of story that has personified horror recently but the psychological-Shirley-Jackson horror. The I-didn’t-see-that-coming-damn! type of horror. I hesitate to call it paranormal because that term seems to go with “paranormal romance”. It’s not urban fantasy, because sometimes the stories are not … More Horror or Something Else?
Thanks for stopping by mitziflyte.com! Follow the links below to continue in your scavenger hunt, then head to link #11 to record your findings and gain entries into our drawings for 3 gift cards. Happy hunting! A Victorian Funeral You’re living in 1849 and attending the funeral of a prominent person: The black hearse is … More Tales from the Mist – The Blog Hop
Just in time for Halloween: Tales From the Mist includes my short story, “To E. A. Poe” and eleven other chillers. Just keep the lights on after you finish.