Joseph A. Pinto

barflypoet & author of dark fiction

I‘ve been graciously asked to contribute to the ‘My Writing Process‘ blog tour by author Michael Thomas-Knight. Thank you, Michael! Michael has over thirty-five short horror stories in various books, magazines, publications and websites. He also loves to review horror films; his blog, ‘Parlor of Horror,’ is absolutely chock full of stories, galleries and information …

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SAVIOR Man of Steel why won’t you come down from your perch high above Metropolis save me I have desperately tried to fly in your cape but you left me no field guide and in this world I need to be more than just a hero Do you remember when I gazed upon you with …

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I had the opportunity to chaperone my daughter’s kindergarten class trip last week. We visited World of Wings, a great facility featuring a butterfly atrium, rooms filled with creepy-crawly bugs and slithering reptiles (inside their holding tanks, of course), and a whole host of other fun exhibits.  But the single attraction that stole the show …

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Greater than anything I could achieve as a writer, my daughter scored 7 out of 10 ‘red words’ correctly on her kindergarten test. At, my, are, with, me, come, what, you, my, can.  Those words are just some of the ‘red words’ she has been learning; the building blocks of language.  The keys to reading.  …

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