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K. A. Laity · 3d ago

Writer Wednesday: Rita Lakin – The Only Woman in the Room

THE ONLY WOMAN IN THE ROOM Rita Lakin I can’t recommend this book enough. A terrific travelogue through the Hollywood and television industries from the PoV of writing — and you know how tho...
K. A. Laity · 3d ago

Write 4 a Day: 21 May 17

Don’t you deserve at least one day to write? Write 4 a Day is a new series of monthly one-day writing retreats in upstate New York. While I shall be hosting the events, let me be clear that ...
K. A. Laity · 1W ago

Film for a Friday: Sweet Charity

I just needed some Fosse to get me motivated on finishing grading. Some great stuff but no time to enjoy it all — but I have some really sharp students (of course!). Once all this is done an...
K. A. Laity · 2W ago

Midwestern Mysteries & Me

I’m in the current issue of Mystery Readers Journal talking about my roots in the Midwest. Thanks are due to the fine hostess, Janet Rudolph. Although I’ve not lived in my home state in ages...
K. A. Laity · 3W ago

Walpurgisnacht Freebie

As usual, I’m giving away my much reprinted story ‘Walpurgisnacht’; click the link on the name if you’ve not read it yet and you can download a PDF of the tale. And watch out for witches fly...
K. A. Laity · 3W ago

Witches: September Gallery

Sometimes living in hipsterville has its benefits: September Gallery is definitely one of them. They only opened last year but they’ve already won a fan in me with this show. Witches brings ...
K. A. Laity · 4W ago

Panel Tonight: SHE’S BEAUTIFUL WHEN SHE’S ANGRY

Thanks to Peg Aloi, I’m going to be appearing with her (and possibly some other folks) on a panel tonight after the documentary She’s Beautiful When She’s Angry on 2nd wave feminism of the 6...
K. A. Laity · 1M ago

Write 4 a Day: 23 April 2017

Don’t you deserve at least one day to write? Write 4 a Day is a new series of monthly one-day writing retreats in upstate New York. While I shall be hosting the events, let me be clear that ...
K. A. Laity · 1M ago

Signs of Spring

I expect things will be well beyond just hints by the time I return to New York — the forsythia was beginning to bloom I noticed as I headed to the airport — but just last weekend, there wer...
K. A. Laity · 1M ago

Ca’ canny an’ flee laigh

The Scots Language Centre posted a photo this week that gave me a new motto: This windae is in a leebrary in Aigle (‘Edzell’) in Angus. Caw cannie an flee laich is an auld saw that micht be ...