Recommended Reading for Writers: Annie Dillard’s The Writing Life

by Jody T. Morse, SRP Editorial Consultant/Office Manager/Blog Contributor One of the questions often asked in writing circles, guilds and forums by emerging writers is “what books about writing should I read?” Although there are many craft-focused books I admire, my immediate, gut-instinct answer always is The Writing Life by Annie Dillard.   I picked […]

A Textile Shrine to Mother: Flash Fiction by Laura Widener

Laura Widener is a wife, mother, and coffee addict living in rural Georgia. She completed her MFA in Writing at Lindenwood University. Her forthcoming work will be found in Riding Light, and her previous work can be found in TWJ Magazine, Morpheus Tales, and more. Visit her blog at She won an honorable mention in […]


November 18, 2016 Award Winning and Emerging Writers Enthrall Readers with Four Suspenseful Novellas in Approaching Footsteps  Houston, Texas- Spider Road Press announces the release of the compelling collection of four suspenseful novellas by women, Approaching Footsteps (ISBN 978-0-9914176-3-6) edited by Patricia Flaherty Pagan. Four vivid, gripping novellas add up to one suspenseful and entertaining […]

The Book That Inspired A Writer’s Journey

  Recently, we welcomed talented, multi-genre writer Jody T. Morse to the Spider Road Press team. We’re impressed with her varied writings. We asked her to tell us about a book that inspired her… At ten-years-old, my beloved Grandma Jean gave me one of the greatest gifts I’ve ever received: a small tattered book with […]

Haunting Voices: The Flash Fiction of Kathryn Kulpa

  Recently, Spider Road Press had the opportunity to interview the talented author and Up, Do contributor Kathryn Kulpa. From her crush on F. Scott Fitzgerald to her innovative plan to sell her books on Etsy, Kathryn shared some wonderful insights into how she became a writer, one of her female icons in fiction and […]

“Eve’s Requiem” Contributor Pamela Fagan Hutchins on Writing a Good Series

What’s so special about writing a series? If anyone knows it’s talented, fun and driven best-selling author Pamela Fagan Hutchins! She’s a pro at writing popular romantic mysteries featuring engaging characters. Her fans can’t wait to see what will happen next to her feisty heroines. She contributed the exciting  “The Hurricane” to Eve’s Requiem, and our […]

The Strange Lure of Horror by Eden Royce

February Is Women in Horror Month. Do you love reading horror? Are you drawn to dark thrillers as you peruse the aisles of you favorite bookstore, be it a physical or a virtual one? If not, why? Too unsettling? I understand. I’ve worked with people who claim to dislike horror and avoid it, but those […]