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Newsletter Dated: 5/13/2005 1:18:42 PM
Subject: Scott Virtes newsletter: May 2005
I was just out at Leprecon in Phoenix, and every time I bump into Kevin J. Anderson I'm inspired to write more and get more organized. I always have a crazy variety of things in the works. And I do keep track of it all. I'm just bad about letting people know what's happening. So, here we go ...
Recent poems in Star*Line and Dreams & Nightmares.
Upcoming poems in Astropoetica.
An article on poetry coming soon in the Horror Writers of America newsletter
Recent story (with Terrie Leigh Relf) in Nocturnal Ooze
4 super-short stories (under 100 words each) in the book "FlashShot: Year One",
available here: http://www.lulu.com/content/120728
"Year of the Twist" - a collection of my early short stories - $9
"insomnia f/x" - a poem e-chapbook, hallucinations from another sleepless night - $4
"the Other secret house" - an odd collection of poems, detailing the house next door; strange things happen when the owners are away - $5
Short Films now available on DVD:
"Mr. Graves" - 10-minute paranoid fantasy - $7
"Psyched Out" - 12-minute dark comedy about discount psychiatrists - $7
"Tech Support Blues" - 8-minute comedy about a tech support call gone bad - $7
These have various DVD extras, and more info can be found at http://theActorsPlayground.com
More short films available:
"Voice of the Dead" - I wrote this half-hour ghost tale for PhillipsFilms. Its homepage
Short Films coming soon to DVD:
"The Siberians" - 8-minute comedy about a dysfunctional Siberians family
Short Films in production, produced by me:
"The Crawl" - half-hour crime drama
Short Films in production, produced by other folks:
"Nightbeat 2 & 3" - serialized crime noir
Graphics & other things:
I did the cover art for Star*Line 28.1 (Jan 2005)
I have the following galleries of photos, fractals, graphics & mazes:
The latest news can always be found at my website:
I hope everyone is doing well, and staying creative. I will send more info in a few months, or if something "big" happens. Thanks for your interest.