Cross your fingers and your toes for us – MAKAR entered NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest for 2019. This may be our year.
Our direct link to our entry below
Or watch below
Look closely — We have transformed our bathroom into a little concert with acoustics and vibes. Mark borrowed Andrea’s sun hat. If you look even closer, you will see very tiny desks, and can spot Castiel there looking a little worse for wear. That’s what travelling around in Andrea’s backpack will do to you. Also the Hulk is standing on chair because Hulk doesn’t sit, duh!
The song – Devil in a Dream Part II will be on our forthcoming album, Fancy Hercules.
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Tagged acoustic, bathroom recording, blues, Castiel, concert, Devil in A Dream, Fancy Hercules, fingerpicking, go indie or go home, guitar, Indie, indie rock, LIVE, live music, npr, Supernatural, The Hulk, tiny desk contest, TinyDeskContest
My short story Nocnitsa was published in The Molotov Cocktail in their Issue 10.1 on April 9, 2019!
They called it a “vivid and compelling piece”!
I am getting back into things, finally!
Inspiration – I don’t remember how I happened across this creature. It may have been while researching nightmares during a relentless insomnia bout. But I was struck by its physiology – an ethereal being composed of smoke and a screeching voice. It caused me to imagine a lower physical body of vapor and sounds, the opposite of a physical self. According to folklore, she could shape shift into a raven, but that sounded too generic to me. I had recently become fascinated with the Vampire Finch, a blood sucker, which seemed more fitting for the Nocnitsa. Then I began wondering what specific kind of rage would make one into such a creature. When your body and everyone else fails you. And out of all that came my story of Nocnitsa.
The Molotov Cocktail is an Portland-based electronic literary journal serving as a projectile for incendiary flash fiction of the dark and offbeat variety. We believe flash fiction should ignite on contact and engulf the page.
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Tagged flash fiction, folklore, horror, Molotov Cocktail, night hag, nightmare, nightmares, Nocnitsa, short story, vampire, Vampire Finch, writing