Examining the Odd is looking to feature work by strange or unusual visual artists, writers, musicians and filmmakers. I enjoy sharing my own doodles and poems alongside those of mostly dead people, but I’d love to be surrounded by living artists too. Send an email to email@example.com if you’re interested in seeing your work on … Continue reading Examining the Odd: Calling All Artists!
One lucky entrant will receive a signed copy of Strange Medicine (a collection of surreal short stories) and StrangeBooks’ latest publication, Strungballs (an out of this world, weird novella). Continue reading Giveaway: Strange Medicine & Strungballs
Strange Medicine by Mike Russell is free on Kindles today! Grab a copy 🙂 Continue reading Free Book Alert!
Not sure what to add next to your reading pile? Charles Baudelaire. French. You’ll probably like his work if you enjoy Edgar Allan Poe, Thomas de Quincey and Emanuel Swedenborg. Charles Pierre Baudelaire was a 19th century French poet, translator, and literary and art critic whose reputation rests primarily on Les Fleurs du Mal; (1857; The … Continue reading 5 Weird Fiction Authors
Our third short story is Mike Russell’s Flock. Flock Anthony Tobias Bradshaw sits, as usual, on the 7:00 a.m. train, on his way to work. Dressed in his black raincoat, pin-striped suit, white shirt, black tie and black shoes, Anthony Tobias Bradshaw reads the morning newspaper, either nodding or shaking his head in agreement … Continue reading 5 Days of Short Stories. 3: Flock by Mike Russell
Exciting news! It’s time for another Examining the Odd giveaway. This time, StrangeBooks.com have agreed to give away a full signed set of their books by author Mike Russell. They’ll even throw in some cute little pin badges! Continue reading A Strange Books Giveaway
This week’s Short Story is Mike Russell’s Dunce. I hope you enjoy it. Dunce is from Mike’s first short story anthology Nothing Is Strange. He also has a book of longer short stories called Strange Medicine. Continue reading Short Story Saturday – Dunce by Mike Russell
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Everyone calls Dunce ‘Dunce’. Everyone thinks that Dunce is an idiot. I used to think so too but not any more. Continue reading Dunce
Nothing Is Strange by Mike Russell is free on Kindles today! Grab a copy 🙂 Continue reading Free Book Alert!