HumPin’ On!

HumPin’ On! The most exciting news on this HUMP day?

1) My best pal, and extremely talented writer, Carol Wobig, has her first collection on Kindle- eight stories ready to break your heart, make you laugh and cry- you HAVE to get this!…Poached is Not an Option:

And here are some other fascinating things happening lately:

2) March Flash Fiction Fridays theme is “Numbers…” We hear the super flash interview with Anthony Van Hart, and his “77 Word Stories” then I read Joseph A. W. Quintela‘s “He Was Confined to His Home Under House Arrest.” Enjoy!

3) Gay Degani gets interviewed by Michelle Elvy at Flash Frontier:

4) Brother from Another Planet, Alex Pruteanu, is up at Bard is Bong:

5) These two books are must haves…now, or wish listed…Mary Stone Dockery and Pat Pujolas…

6) Howie Good, Bobbi Lurie, and Joanne Jagoda all conquer food and drink in different ways at Pure Slush:

7) Gill Hoffs & her red hair invade A-Minor with “Because I’m Worth It:”

8) Frank O’Hara reads “Having a coke with you” from his New York flat in 1966:

9) Bill Yarrow and Ann Bogle discuss one of my favorite pieces of hers at Fictionaut called “Letters, notes, conversations, partings.” Fascinating!

10) Sarah Silverman offends us all in the best ways in “German Cars:”

And that’s all for now! Got some POACHED eggs waiting for me in the kitchen nook. Oops, no…wait…Poached is Not an Option? (Congratulations, Carol!!!)


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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10 Responses to HumPin’ On!

  1. Andrea says:

    Thanks (as always) for the Hump Day UMP dates! xoxo

  2. Katrina X says:

    Loved your radio show and will check into the Poached book. Thanks for your weekly updates.

  3. Drew P. says:

    You have told me about your writer friend, Carol. She must be so excited about this! Congratulations to her and also, you are such a great friend to place it as #1 this week!

  4. Shari says:

    Robert, again, you always have the most exciting news of any blog I read! I will definitely get Carol’s book, and take it on my upcoming vacation with me!

  5. carolwobig says:

    Thanks, Robert. Loved the end comment. Don’t tell …

  6. Debbie says:

    Great post, and wonderful work everyone!

  7. Bridget L. says:

    Thanks for this great update, Robert! I love your hump posts!

  8. Flip Wilson says:

    Bravo, writers! You give me inspiration, and Robert is at the helm of it all!

  9. Gem says:

    You give so much of yourself to others, Robert. I hope you get this all back ten-fold.

  10. Trudy D. says:

    Great blog post! Thanks!

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