Tag: short fiction

Year in Review & Award Eligiblity

2017 has been weird. Politically, the world is on fire, and I am constantly unable to tell whether or not headlines are satire or real life. Personally, I’ve been doing really well. This marks the first time in six years that I’ve lived in…

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…

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…

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…