“Tracy DeBrincat’s audacious stories are all skewed angles and acrobatic language. Her characters, hungry for the authentic, don’t necessarily find it where we’d think to look. The character who says she’s ‘naked as a lark’ pretty much illustrates DeBrincat’s unpredictable style: candid, original – a lark! – and rich with anti-sentimental feeling.” – Rosellen Brown, […]
What is Bigfoot Lives!?
Bigfoot Lives! intends to describe life’s shiny moments. Not miracle of birth- or other commonplace expression of hope-shininess. But shiny in the way of events that shimmer sadly, grotesquely gorgeous dreams or happenings that are otherwise impossible to explain. Like Bigfoot, such events may exist only in your mind. But these are the moments that […]
My Book Cover Has Been Judged!
The contest is over and the voters have been clear: Literal Literature (aka Cottonball Moon) is the hands-down thumbs-up favorite dust jacket for “Moon Is Cotton & She Laugh All Night!” Overall tallies are: 1 – Outside – 11 My husband Carl Peel took this photo in some big park in Mexico City. I like […]
“Judge My Book By Its Cover” Mid-way Contest Stats
The promotion is halfway through and I’ve heard some of you are wondering how your favorite cover is doing. Current stats are: Outside / Stray Cat Alliance = 7 Sweeta Burrita aka Crazy Ass / Elephant Sanctuary = 10 Microscopic Child / Project Angel Food = 8 Sparky the Healing Love Pup / Cystic Fibrosis […]
Judge My Book By Its Cover
My short story manuscript, Moon Is Cotton & She Laugh All Night, won a contest for innovative fiction sponsored by Subito Press at the University of Colorado/Boulder, for which I am honored and heartily grateful. The book was printed on a small press with a limited print run (500). It won’t be on Oprah. Michael […]