Feature: David L. Updike, Author of “Shake, Rattle and Roll” in THE DANCING PLAGUE

I must admit I am a fan of David L. Updike's work. I was lucky to get the chance to critique his award winning story "The Feral Wives" in a workshop, and co-edited SHOCKING VERBS, LAWLESS NOUNS which included two of his very unsettling stories. For this reason, I did not recognize "Shake, Rattle and... Continue Reading →

Feature: C. Owen Loftus, author of “The Third Ministration” in the upcoming collection of utter speculation THE DANCING PLAGUE

C. Owen Loftus's story, The Third Ministration is one of those stories that reveals itself in layers. Loftus has worked in journalism and business writing, as well as a teacher, but this story will be his literary debut, however, he has more in the works. "The Third Ministration experiences the Dancing Plague through the eyes... Continue Reading →

Feature: Jennifer Lee Rossman, author of “Other People’s Tsunamis” in the upcoming collection of utter speculation THE DANCING PLAGUE

Jennifer Lee Rossman's Other People's Tsunamis is the first story you will see when you open The Dancing Plague. "An autistic witch finds themselves caught up in a whirlwind of chaotic cause and effect when they try to prove they have what it takes to join the elite witches in their office." Rossman's unique and... Continue Reading →

Feature: Deborah Henley, Author of “The Spider Whisperer: A Tale of Plague Dances, Peacock Spiders and Pumpkins” in upcoming THE DANCING PLAGUE

Spiders, magic and whimsy make up Deborah Henley's story in THE DANCING PLAGUE. "The Spider Whisperer: A Tale of Plague Dances, Peacock Spiders and Pumpkins" impresses right away with the complexity of the point of view, part coming of age, part chosen one, part twist on the classic heroes quest. it somehow feels familiar while... Continue Reading →

DANCING PLAGUE COVER REVEAL

The Dancing Plague: A Collection of Utter Speculation coming this October "LCW Allingham and her two cohorts have come up with another thematic anthology in their Collection of Utter Speculation series. The Dancing Plague relates to a contagious 16th Century malady in what is now France leading to the victims convulsively dancing in the streets.... Continue Reading →

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