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“The Sky Rock” at Centropic Oracle!

| April 21, 2020

Sometimes you start writing a story and aren’t sure where it’s going to end up. And when your main characters are a pair of birds, the answer to that could be “just about anywhere.” And that’s how I wound up with a story in which the punchline is … Well, you’ll have to listen to […]

“Coffin Coffee Table” at Manawaker Studios Podcast!

| April 7, 2020

If you’re interested in a very brief story, but you’d rather someone else read it to you, my flash fiction piece, “Coffin Coffee Table,” is now available from Manawaker Studios Podcast! And you can read along at The Journal of Compressed Creative Arts, where it first appeared. I wrote a little about the origins of this […]

Podcast Version of “One for Every Year”

| July 18, 2017

My slightly creepy flash fiction story, “One for Every Year,” now has an audio version! You can find it at The Centropic Oracle. Since it’s such a short story, it only takes about 7 minutes for the whole thing, so it’s great for a quick break in your day!

February 2016 recap

| February 25, 2016

I’ve decided to go ahead and do the February recap a few days early, and include the last few days of February on the March recap. By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 18 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 10 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 10 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the […]