Tag: announcements

Goodbye, Hello

What is it they say about the best-laid plans? In the past half year I’ve: applied to grad school and turned it down, moved halfway across the country sight-unseen with three-weeks notice, sold some stories and thrown away a mostly-completed novel. I left Ann…

Story Notes: BABY SHOES-HALF PRICE-ACT NOW

My near future flash fiction story “BABY SHOES-HALF PRICE-NEVER WORN!” is out now at The Arcanist. Read it here for free. This is one of those stories where I can pin down a singular inspiration. It was an article I read in the New York Times, “The Internet…

Story Notes: Seven Permutations of My Daughter

My branching timelines story “Seven Permutations of My Daughter” is live today at Lightspeed. You can read it (or listen to it!) for free here or buy the whole issue for $3.99. I have some more comments on this story in the author spotlight as well….

Story Notes: Last Long Night

My story “Last Long Night” is out at Daily Science Fiction today–you can read it for free here.  I’ve been fascinated by conspiracy theories ever since I was a kid. There’s the Philadelphia Experiment, an attempt at time travel (or invisibility, depending on who…

Story Notes: Extinctions

My story “Extinctions” is out today in Shimmer! You can read it for free here, but if you purchase the issue ($2.99) you get all the other stories–including one about mermaid astronauts, which you know you want–along with interviews. “I don’t honor old bargains,” you tell…

Story Notes: Marking the Witch

Today my first story, “Marking the Witch,” was published at Flash Fiction Online! Alina’s witch lived in a third-floor walkup downtown, and she preferred sunglasses to pointy hats. She had another name of course, but everyone knew what she was, and so in whispers…

Hello, 2017

Well, it’s 2017. After the election I didn’t write much of anything until late December, and it’s only now, when this whole mess finally seems real and not like a terrible fever-dream that I’ve really gotten back in the saddle. It’s also really weird…

Writing Update (with Sales!)

Folks, it has been a hell of a summer. Short Fiction News 2016 is the first year where I’ve tried actually submitting things in any systemic way. In 2015, I finally hit a point where I could look at my finished writing and feel…