Category: Dang Good Stories

Dang Good Stories: The End is Only the Beginning

This time around, we have stories about endings, about conflict, and about hope in bleak situations. “Beautiful White Bodies” by Alice Sola Kim (Strange Horizons December 2009) God, this story. Justine is a boomerang millennial working at a coffeeshop in the suburbs after she… Continue Reading “Dang Good Stories: The End is Only the Beginning”

Dang Good Stories #4

This week, three stories to keep you awake at night. “each thing i show you is a piece of my death” by Stephen J. Barringer & Gemma Files (Apex Magazine September 2013) The idea of infectious stories is an old one (and the basis… Continue Reading “Dang Good Stories #4”

Dang Good Stories #3

This week, two stories about sadness because I’m in a melancholy mood today. “A Flock of Grief” by Kat Howard (Lightspeed November 2014) This story lingered in my TBR list for far too long because for awhile it seemed like every other story out there… Continue Reading “Dang Good Stories #3”

Dang Good Stories #2

This week we’ve got stories about boats and trains. (No planes, sorry.) “Boat in Shadows, Crossing” by Tori Truslow (Beneath Ceaseless Skies January 2013) I originally read this story in Heiresses of Russ 2014: The Year’s Best Lesbian Speculative Fiction which was a kickstarter reward… Continue Reading “Dang Good Stories #2”

Dang Good Stories #1

One of my goals this year is to read more short stories. Between my own writing, slush reading, and all of the awesome books in the world, I read woefully few last year. So I’m going to write about my favorites here, probably 3-4… Continue Reading “Dang Good Stories #1”