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Le Serment des Horaces (1784)
Jacques-Louis David

Writing Challenge 57

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30 August 2016 • Writing

Art. Sculptures. Paintings. They are a completed, visual work that can serve to inspire a writer’s blank canvas. Any work of art may serve as a muse to a writer, and each may speak to the writer in a different manner or not at all. Choosing a work is subjective to the individual, but below… Read More ›

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Second Book Launch

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Today, I get to officially say, “I’m not a one book wonder!” It’s always been a life-long dream to be a published author, and now that becomes doubly true. Published through Soul Mate Publishing and now available as an ebook on Amazon.com, Death at Danforth House is set in Syracuse, New York, and is the… Read More ›

Mystery »

16 Famous Sleuths

(0) Ifkovic Lone Star

Discover new authors (or revisit old favorites) with The Poisoned Martini ‘s Recommended Reads.  Perhaps these suggested titles will expand your reading list. *** Real People, Fictional Sleuths! Several authors have given new life to renowned individuals—many of them authors in their own right—by chronicling their fictional exploits as amateur sleuths. Think of it as… Read More ›

Martinis »

Friday Cocktail

(0) Thunderclap cocktail

Summer often brings thunderstorms, so why not try a Thunderclap for a Friday cocktail? This cocktail dates back at least as far as the early 1960s, appearing in the 1964 edition of Old Mr. Boston De Luxe Official Bartender’s Guide. The guide doesn’t specify what type of whiskey. And while most recipes call for blended whiskey,… Read More ›

Fantasy »

Live Read: Grimoire of the Lamb

(0) Novella by Kevin Hearne

Today, The Poisoned Martini is reading Kevin Hearne’s novella, Grimoire of the Lamb. Atticus O’Sullivan looks twenty-one years old, but he is the centuries old druid Siodhachan Ó Suileabháin lying low in the desert clime of Tempe, Arizona. When an evil sorcerer steals the titular grimoire, Atticus travels to Egypt to get it back, but… Read More ›

Stories »

Just One More Day

(4) The earliest picture of Ming as a pup.

I suppose it’s impertinent to post photos (and stories) about one’s pets, expecting anonymous others to care as much as the pet’s owner, or thinking they’ll be moved by what they see or read. But pet lovers understand, and there is a catharsis in sharing. So here’s my tale. My little Pekingese Ming-Lee passed away… Read More ›

Writing »

Writing Challenge 57

(0) Le Serment des Horaces (1784)
Jacques-Louis David

Art. Sculptures. Paintings. They are a completed, visual work that can serve to inspire a writer’s blank canvas. Any work of art may serve as a muse to a writer, and each may speak to the writer in a different manner or not at all. Choosing a work is subjective to the individual, but below… Read More ›

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