So. Funny story. I was lying in bed (after wrestling the baby to sleep) waiting for Bo to finish brushing his teeth and I just… I really felt like writing something. It was fall of 2016 and I hadn’t written much since Estelle was born. So I grabbed my iPod and just… started writing a… Continue reading “God Talk: Advice From a Deity in Distress” Published in Fireside Fiction
You want to fall. You want to fall up, sideways, diagonal — towards the sun, or the moons, or the asteroid field. Out here in the vast pin-pricked black, it all feels like falling down. The mech you wear is thick; it amplifies the ragged sound of your breathing. But it cannot drown out the… Continue reading “Fall to Her” Published in Apex Magazine
I seem to have fallen a bit behind in terms of updates, but am happy to tell you all that I’ve got a flash piece published in Typhon: A Monster Anthology, published by Pantheon Magazine. I just received my contributor copy in the mail today and I can tell you it’s quite lovely. Excellent cover… Continue reading “Call It Symbiosis” Published in Typhon: A Monster Anthology
“Possessed of a Fierce Violence” is an extremely brief (and violent!) story, published last month at Page & Spine. It’s free to read here. (TW: violence, gore) This story was written during the Story-a-Day May challenge. Sometimes I like to sit down with a first line, in this case… Sing me the song of your… Continue reading “Possessed of a Fierce Violence” Published in Page & Spine
1. Don’t Open Your Eyes Sweet one, your mind will scream as the animal instinct in you comes alive. It will demand you open your eyes. It will demand you see your attacker. Remember what I showed you. Remember all the times we practiced. Don’t stop practicing when I am gone. Every day when you… Continue reading “When the INVADER Comes” Published in Zetetic
The writing journey has been, at times, a slow one. I have inched along, slowly gaining progress, gaining purchase on an uneven path. I don’t think I will have ever arrived, because–in my mind at least–there is no such thing. There’s no point at which I will level out and stop learning. At least, I… Continue reading “Coming Undone” Published in Apex, Issue 75
I talked awhile back about this awesome new site called QuarterReads. For those of you who don’t know, it’s a great place to go buy and read very short fiction for the low price of a quarter per story! You simply ‘charge’ your account with 20 reads for $5, and then go pick and choose… Continue reading More QuarterReads!