Author Archives: alboudreau

Oh X (Ten years on)

Two lives alike in many ways gently merge to side by side A steady glow, reflections cast across the waters of our souls Along the path, this light brings joy and warms the chill of false starts passed A comfort … Continue reading

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An interview with Tess Hardwick

Today I have the distinct privilege of interviewing Tess Hardwick, author of the best-seller Riversong and co-author of a book of essays called Write for the Fight. The proceeds from W.F.T.F. are being donated to organizations that help fight cancer. Tess, When and why … Continue reading

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An interview with Joe Schmidt

I’d like to congratulate Joe Schmidt on his win in “Fantasy/Horror in the Cage” with his short story entitled ~MEAT~.  I asked Joe a number of  questions about writing, and got some great answers. Kick back with a beverage and … Continue reading

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A reason to celebrate with Haley Whitehall

Thank you, Al for hosting me and helping me to launch the official release of my debut novel. I have been looking forward to this day since I was four years old. No, I’m not getting married. Today my novel … Continue reading

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“Fantasy/Horror in the Cage” ~the battle begins~

It’s on … Rik and Joe have delivered a pair of short stories that have rattled the cage in a big way. Congratulations, and best of luck to both combatants. Please read the following pair of stories then cast a vote for … Continue reading

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“Fantasy/Horror in the Cage” ~the prompt~

Rik, and Joe … welcome to “Fantasy/Horror in the Cage.” As you know, this is a no-holds-barred competition, so I’m certain you’ll deliver a pair of short stories that will rattle our readers to the core. You’ll be allowed a maximum of 2,ooo words and … Continue reading

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Poetry ~ the work of Joe Hesch

Joe Hesch is a writer and poet friend of mine who lives near Albany, New York. Joe’s poems and stories are often inspired by his 350 year old hometown, and his work has appeared in Boston Literary Magazine, Wanderings Magazine, With … Continue reading

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100% Pure-blooded Indie.

Ladies and gentleman, I’m proud to host the following piece by my good friend, and fellow author, Mr. Claude Bouchard.                                        ***** … Continue reading

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“Comedy In The Cage” ~the battle begins~

We’ve all heard the saying, “laughter is the best medicine.” Well, Ellie and Rich have delivered a pair of short stories that will put a smile on even the most staunch curmudgeon’s face. Congratulations, and best of luck, to both authors. … Continue reading

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“Comedy in the Cage” ~the prompt~

Ellie, and Rich … welcome to “Comedy in the Cage.” As you know, this is a no-holds-barred competition, so I’m certain you’ll deliver a pair of short stories that will make us laugh out loud. You’ll be allowed a maximum of 2,ooo words and will have 24 … Continue reading

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