Monday, June 26, 2006

Coffee House to Go - June 26, 2006 - Writing For Busy People

Coffee House to Go episode #13. Writing for Busy People.

ESC! Magazine's monthly Podcast for writers and the Small Press community featuring readings of poetry, short fiction, interviews and reviews as well as featured music from independent bands and musicians.

Opening music excerpt by Uma Floresta, "Almost Everything."

ESC! Magazine News:

1st Anniversary of Coffee House to Go! New offshoot of CHTG is coming. Tentative Title: Coffee House to Go: Across the Mic. Last Month's Literary Quiz. Correct answers by BradP and Rob Potter. Each will get a copy of the latest edition of ESC! Magazine. New RSS feed for PDF Edition. Keep those e-mails and phone calls coming or visit our forums to discuss the show.

Writing for Busy People: For people too busy to read. Optimizing your time as a writer.

Featured Podsafe Audio this episode:
The Reverse Engineers "The Longer Now", Vanessa Peters and Ice Cream on Mondays"The Maybe Love Song", Rob Potter"The Painted Penguin”


Moonday - A West Side Reading Series, Paperback Swap, Poetry Podcasts, Montage Screenwriting Software, Books for OSX, Google's Complete Works of Shakespeare.

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Closing music excerpt by Simpatico, "Santa Claudia"

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Friday, June 16, 2006

CHTG News: Contest Info

Silver Moon Magazine's Scare Fest Contest! Send tales of horror, chilling mystery, or thrilling fantasy (and any other mix of the above!) Prizes: First Prize: Story winner will be published in Silver Moon, receive a $10 book store gift certificate*, and a free manuscript critique and edit from Silver Moon’s Editor In Chief, T.C. McMullen. Second Prize: Story winner will see their story published in Silver Moon and receive a $10 book store gift certificate*. Third Prize: Story winner will see their story published in Silver Moon and receive a $5 store gift certificate*. Entry Deadline: September 1st 2006. Rules and guidelines: Submitted stories must be between 1,500 and 4,000 words in length, your tale must scare, chill, and/or thrill us - the more unique, the better, all submissions must be sent to with "Scare Fest" in the subject line, author name and contact email must be provided, no attachments, copy and paste into an email, all entries must be received no later than September 1st 2006. Winners will be published in the November 2006 issue. Gift certificates will arrive by email and be redeemable online at either or