Saturday, December 22, 2018

Podcast: Episode 35: Cheeta and Paper

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 One quick tip from Max and Coco: Don't say no for other people. Max and Coco revisit their cheers moments, which really seems like an excuse for them to drink a lot more. Max talks about "Build Your Own Ladder," where he tries to figure out his art career by stealing other people's. Finally: Max helped a child write a play, and Coco tries to describe it.

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Saturday, December 8, 2018

ACCOMPLISHMENTS FOR 2018

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SHORT STORIES PUBLISHED OR TO BE PUBLISHED: 13


“The Cage,” in Feed Your Monster and Fangs and Broken Bones
“The Work Crew,” in Strangely Funny
“Grandmaster Clint Eastwood’s Tour of Holy Places” in Sanctuary
“The Troll Wrestler” in Black Buttons Vol. 3
“The Extra” in Ye Old Magik Shoppe
“The Cinder Bull,” in Under the Full Moon’s Light
“The Hunt,” in Viva Las Vegas
“Yossel the Gunslinger,” in Other Covenants
“The Masked Rider Saves His Family,” in Trembling With Fear
“Why I Have an Agent,” in Book Ends Review
“Out of the Belly of Hell,” in Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show
“A High Wind in a Far Place,” in Gypsum Sound Tales


POEMS PUBLISHED OR TWO BE PUBLISHED: 22



“When I Was a Boy,” in Visual Verse
“Thingies,” 2018 Highland Park Poetry Challenge
“Flagpole,” in Visual Verse
“The Cocktail,” in Highland Park
“Long Gone Bye,” in Visual Verse
“Bite Stick,” in The Poet’s Republic
“So,” in Abridged
“The Cult of the Weird Tune,” in Visual Verse
“Glamour,” in Visual Verse
“The Crow Flies,” in Meow Meow Pow Pow Lit
“Bridge Troll,” in Three Drops from a Cauldron
“Wallace Hartley,” in Visual Verse
“Mean,” in Abridged
“The Neighbor,” in The Pangolin Review
“Fight,” in Squawk Back
“The Wee Hare,” in Visual Verse
“A Go Go,” in Popto Magazine
“A Wish,” in Pangolin Review
“The Crescent,”in Visual Verse
“Here in the Bath,” in Dodging the Rain, 2018
The Future Belongs to Insects,” in Visual Verse
“At the Sea,”in Patchwork Magazine


PLAY PRODUCTIONS AND READINGS: 5


“Two Trees Outside Outside Big Falls, MN” produced at Pillsbury House
“The Indian Congress” produced by Douglas County Historical Society
“Paws ‘n’ Effect,” commissioned and produced by Off-Leash Area
“Sadie the Goat” reading
“Strange Christmas: The Tchotchkes of Kiki Marvelous” reading


AWARDS: 7


The Susan Glaspell Short Play Award
Honorable Mention for a Monster Poem, Highland Park Poetry Challenge
Finalist at Crimson Screen Horror Film Fest for Wild Game
Quarterfinalist at the Academy Nicholl Fellowship for I Only Sleep With Celebrities
Grand Prize Winner in the Action Category at the Fade in Awards for Wild Game
Semi-finalist at the Urban Action Showcase International Action Film Festival for Omar Kane
Finalist at The Screenplay Festival for Wild Game
Finalist at 13Horror for Baba Yaga