Halloween Special:
Dracula in the Theatre

October 30th, 2014

horror-of-dracula-2What happens when Dracula has too much to drink? The answer to that question and more was revealed at this month’s Storytelling Night at Riley’s Pour House.

Held on the last Tuesday of each month, Storytelling Night features stories told on a variety of themes. This month, in honor of Halloween, the theme was “Masks.”

Our special guests were members of the Throughline Theatre Company, who are currently staging The Last Days of Judas Iscariot at The Gray Box Theatre in Lawrenceville. The play has been getting rave reviews, with one of them coming from the Pittsburgh City Paper, where . . .

[Read more at The 21st-Century Scop.]

Storytelling @ Riley’s Presents: Masks

October 25th, 2014

masksThis month at Riley’s we’ll be telling stories about masks. Think Halloween, theatre, deception, and the roles people play in everyday life. The theme is open to a variety of interpretations, and we’re looking forward to hearing yours.

If your interested in sharing a story, you can let us know by posting to our event page or signing up at Riley’s on the night of the event, October 28. We’re interested in told stories. . . .

[More at The 21st-Century Scop.]

Veins: The Great Goodreads Giveaway

October 20th, 2014

Goodreads Book Giveaway

Veins by Lawrence C. Connolly


by Lawrence C. Connolly

Giveaway ends October 27, 2014.

See the giveaway details
at Goodreads.

Enter to win

With the November 4 release date of Vortex: Book Three of the Veins Cycle rapidly approaching, the good people at Fantasist Enterprises are sponsoring a Goodreads Giveaway of Veins. The campaign begins October 20 and runs through October 27. If you’ve been thinking of picking up a copy, this could be your chance to get one for free. [Click the enter-to-win button above, or read more at The 21st-Century Scop.]

Aberrations: Flash Fiction for the Ears

October 6th, 2014

Aberrations EyeSince launching this blog a few years ago, I’ve written a bit about the art of storytelling and flash fiction. Along the way, I’ve posted a few samples from Aberrations,  a  radio demo featuring stories from Visions: Short Fantasy & SF and This Way to Egress.

Now, while preparing a couple audio samples to promote the forthcoming Vortex: Book Three of the Veins Cycle, I thought I might offer the full . . . [More at The 21st-Century Scop].