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The Blues to Joey’s Rescue

Listen to the song here: Barstool Eyes (Joey’s song) performed by David Schembri

“Barstool eyes,” Joey Blue whispered in a shaky tune, his voice husky, rusty. He let the words fall.
“In a dark-lit bar,
the juked up wails
of a juke box cries,
to drown the despair
that seeps from his soul.”

‘Barstool Eyes’ is the first song Joey Blue has heard for longer than he can remember. Until now, there had only been the lilting lullaby of the scotch, forever singing to him and muting all else. Joey uses his new song to guide him on his insane mission out to Jacob Street. He uses it to keep the demons away, and to help him find his humanity again.

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HWA Roundtable 13: For The Love of Comics
Special Guests: Charles Day, Taylor Grant, Greg Chapman, and TBA.
When: October 19 at 7:30pm EST
Where: HWA Website

Join our guests as they discuss whether comics are more popular now than ever before. They’ll explore the industry, the names to watch out for and the publishers fighting the good fight. And how a writer might go about having their story turned into a comic or graphic novel.

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THINGS TO SEE AND DO AT MARTY’S WORLD:

There’s Free Fiction to whet your appetite (and more due to be added). Plus an article on ghost hunting, written after an adventure at Muncaster Castle in the UK.

You could visit Parkton, where odd things happen more often than they should (pack a lunch, cos a day trip could turn into weeks)…

Or you can check out my plan of attack for world domination. As a mad scientist, ruling the world goes with the job description.

There’s a page dedicated to the Bram Stoker nominated and Australian Shadows award-winning Macabre, one on all the Latest Horror News, and another on Writer’s Resources.

There are more attractions on their way as the local government has just agreed to invest into improving the infrastructure to support the budding tourist attractions.. I even hear there is going to be a page on Palynology, so when the next person says ‘huh?’ when I explain what my day job entails, I can point them here…


The scotch-addled mind of a deviant writer and mad scientist...

Barstool Eyes

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