Tag: short fiction

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…

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…

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…

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…

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…