Some Arbitrary Pics from My Poetic Journey

I thought since I've had a seriously varied writing career encompassing five whole decades, it might be fun to post a few random photos (zany, crazy, wacky?) with no real agenda in mind. Just whatever I find, and perhaps a brief blurb on a couple to explain...

An Intro to the Finnish Readers of Rendezvous’ssa re US Writer Scott C. Holstad, Circa 1993

When I started getting published in 1988-89, somehow -- I no longer remember how -- I came into contact with some Finnish writers, editors, publishers & magazines by at least 1990. At the time, Bukowski was very popular in Finland (& with me as well) & I'm afraid that like many, I emulated him just …

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Read My New Article on LinkedIn’s New Breed of Spammers

Hi! I hope you have all been doing well. I've been both ill and insanely busy, which is a rough combination. I don't know how many of you are on LinkedIn, but I have been for 14 years, building a 20,000 person network over that time. Today I published an article there titled "Several Words …

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An Interview With Global Security Expert Harris Schwartz

Today I published an interview on LinkedIn with a world renowned global leader in cybercrime & cybersecurity: Harris Schwartz. Feel free to read and comment. Many of you may find this interesting.  Cheers! https://www.linkedin.com/…/interview-global-security-exper…/

Last Issue of RRR

It's the first day of spring and that means the Spring 2016 issue of Ray's Road Review has been published. Please feel free to drop by and read some fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. Additionally, we're going on indefinite hiatus, which makes us a bit sad. My severely poor health makes it no longer possible for …

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New Ray’s Road Review

I'm pleased to announce the publication of the Fall 2015 issue of Ray's Road Review. It has plenty of new fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and photography. Feel free to check it out at http://raysroadreview.com. Since I'm the poetry editor, I may as well plug the poets. They are Ruth Z. Deming, Ernest Williamson, R.T. Castleberry, Ross …

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Submission Guidelines

Why don't so many people read or adhere to magazine submission guidelines? This is the eternal mystery for me. As a magazine poetry editor, I have published a set of submission guidelines that I expect people to follow when submitting. I don't think it's too much to ask. When you're a writer submitting to a …

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New Ray’s Road Review

It's spring and that means the Spring 2015 issue of Ray's Road Review has been published today. Fiction, nonfiction, poetry, and photography. Check it out! http://raysroadreview.com Of course, since I'm the poetry editor, I have to acknowledge the poets in this issue. They include Lyn Lifshin, Robert Joe Stout, Terry Savoie, Alan Catlin, Richard Fein, …

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