My Blog Week: Dec 30 to Jan 5

All the Latest from Torsade!                       Readers, it’s that time of year when we make resolutions. Last year, since I’m savvy enough to this game, I made only one, and a simple one: that I would use less detergent when I did laundry, and do […]

My Blog Week: Dec 23 to Dec 29

All the Latest from Torsade!                           Monday, Christmas Eve of 2018, I put up my annual holiday greeting to my bloggies, with members of the Cartoon House crew carolling “Deck the Halls”. Tuesday, in this maintenance period, I put up the first of […]

Be Merry 2018

Followers, readers, casual browsers, Season’s Greetings!   In 2019, Torsade Literary Space, which started life humbly as Stephanie’s Blog, will be five years old. Lots of goodness has been stocked in its pages since that beginning. I want to thank everyone who has stopped by, everyone who gets some enjoyment from my work…that’s why I […]

My Blog Week: Dec 16 to Dec 22

All the Latest from Torsade!                             Monday this week, a poem, “Amygdala”, found in my collection The Poor Belabored Beast. On Tuesday, Sequence of Events, the start of chapter eight, “The Watcher Watched”, in which two reluctant helpers, Nora Huey and Phillip, are […]

My Blog Week: Dec 9 to Dec 15

All the Latest from Torsade!                             Monday this week, a new poem, “Fill It Up Again”. On Tuesday, Sequence of Events, with the charm of romantic freedom fading fast for Bruner and Freda. Wednesday, sixth in the Wake arc of The Folly, […]

My Blog Week: Dec 2 to Dec 8

All the Latest from Torsade!                         Monday this week, a new poem, “Infinite Fall”. Tuesday, Phillip Murchison rolled up his sleeves on Gamotte’s behalf, in Sequence of Events. Wednesday, a new episode of the novella Celebrated, in which Tom recalls his marital mistakes. On […]

My Blog Week: Nov 25 to Dec 1

All the Latest from Torsade!                         The week began with a second episode of the poem-story “Turtle Island”, in which the prisoners recognize the urgency of their predicament. Tuesday, “Confidante”, the fourth in The Folly‘s Wake arc, wherein Wake recalls himself doubting Howitt. A new […]

My Blog Week: Nov 18 to Nov 24

All the Latest from Torsade!                           Haunt of Thieves came to its conclusion this Monday. In Tuesday’s Sequence of Events, Freda found coincidence, and a place to rent; in the Eight poem series, the fourth entry went up Wednesday, “Confession”; on Thursday, La […]

My Blog Week: Nov 11 to Nov 17

All the Latest from Torsade!                         Monday, the week began with “Charity”, the penultimate entry to the poem-story Haunt of Thieves; Tuesday’s Sequence of Events featured a confrontation between Viola and a hired thug. Wednesday, a new Folly, “Older in Their Wisdom”, ended the German […]

My Blog Week: Nov 4 to Nov 10

All the Latest from Torsade!                 You cannot put dead things on trial Gibbet the limbs and rags that hang Already from the blasted stump I paused beside my father at the station He held a flag I may have seen it jostled From his hand his eyes […]