Hump Day Haunts

This Wednesday feels a lot more like winter. All the more time to peruse the net!

Here are some places that drew my attention this week:

1) Zoe Zolbrod interviews Lisa Carver at Sunday Rumpus:

2) I have every book this Sherl dude has published, and just about everything this (MLP) press has published, too:

3) Another dandy from BOMB magazine contributor, Jesse Ball:

4) Who doesn’t love a badass? Especially if she’s an icon.

5) Lisp Service, the blog of a favorite indie author, Evelyn Hampton:

6) Anybody remember doing it old school? Check it out!

Afrika Bambaataa & Soul Sonic Force – Planet Rock – YouTube

7) Get some Tomaloff Squared into your life, all this talent in one lil’ family: &

8) This is so damngood it makes me sick in a really great way:

9) Another one I wish I’d written up at Camroc Press Review!!!:

Camroc Press Review: Michael Seidel

10) Hey, who is that guy in Boswell Books? Somebody wake me up:

Thanks Stacie, Daniel and all of those Boswell folks.

And here’s to the other Milwaukee bookstore carrying FFF, so grateful:

Thanks Anne, Karl, Chuck and everyone at Woodland Patterns.

See you on the cyber highway!


About Robert Vaughan

Originally from NY, Robert leads week long National writing retreats at sites like Mabel Dodge Luhan House, Synergia Ranch, and EarthRise IONS. His poems and fiction are published in over 500 print and online magazines, such as Necessary Fiction, BlazeVOX, Los Angeles Weekly, Literary Orphans and Smokelong Quarterly. He is Editor-in-Chief at (b)OINK magazine and leads round- tables for Redoak Writing in Milwaukee. He is six times a Pushcart Prize Nominee and his fiction and poetry have won awards, including a Micro-Fiction runner-up (2012) and twice a finalist in the Gertrude Stein Fiction Award (2013-14). His books are: Microtones (Cervena Barva Press); Diptychs + Triptychs + Lipsticks + Dipshits (Deadly Chaps); Addicts & Basements (Civil Coping Mechanisms); RIFT, co-authored with Kathy Fish (Unknown Press), and FUNHOUSE (Unknown Press).
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16 Responses to Hump Day Haunts

  1. Gem says:

    Congrats on the new book and thanks for the memories with Planet Rock! That video was fun. So many great stories you link to every week, too. Thanks for this!

  2. Shari says:

    Great photo of you at Boswell’s Robert! You look so happy, and can only imagine how great reaching this new level in your writing career must feel. You’ve been at it a long time. No one deserves it more than you.

  3. Theo says:

    A book? What’s this about a book? What rock have I been living under? Hell, last I knew you were living in Mongolia tending sheep.

  4. Andrea says:

    Love the Hump Day Haunts! Thanks for posting!


  5. Dez says:

    “Party people, party people”! I have not heard Planet Rock in ages, Robert. Everyone in my office was gathered around watching the video with me- hilarious! Such a great song!

  6. Yasmine says:

    Congratulations on Flash Fiction Fridays, I can’t wait to get my own copy!

  7. Cynthia says:

    Keep up the great work, RGV! Do you ever sleep? Do you ever want to? I wouldn’t if I were you.

  8. Don Williams says:

    Robert, can you contact me about getting a signed copy of your book? Can you mail one to me and I can send a check? Thanks.

  9. Tess says:

    Congratulations on your writing successes. This is a great website filled with so much information. I am grateful that my friend turned me on to it. Thanks!

  10. Eryk Wenziak says:

    I love how you keep us “in the loop” with all the great writing out there! Your support for the community is unending. Thanks for all that you do, Robert! (And thanks for the shout out this week, too!) 🙂

  11. Bridget L. says:

    Great posts, these Wednesday hump day links! I love them.

  12. Thom Donovan says:

    Your book looks great, and I ordered mine today. Pay day!

  13. Flip Wilson says:

    Someone told me about this blog, and I am thrilled they did. Love the writing and your way of letting the lit community in about other writers is really kind. Must take you a lot of time to do this research. Have you considered a donation button? Or should I just get your book?

  14. Lynda Free says:

    Bang a drum, get it on, Love this!

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  16. Keri says:

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