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“Bringing Light to the World” reprinted in Frostfire Worlds!

| August 22, 2017

My story “Bringing Light to the World” has been reprinted in the most recent issue of Frostfire Worlds from Alban Lake Publishing. It’s a fun retelling of several related Native American myths shared by several tribes of the Pacific Northwest. Not only does it explain how light was brought into the world, it also explains why […]

“A Dark Place” reprinted in Disturbed Digest

| June 15, 2016

I’m happy to announce that my story, “A Dark Place,” which was originally published at Fictionvale, is now available in the June 2016 issue of Disturbed Digest. This is the second of my stories that have been reprinted by Alban Lake Publishing, and I was really pleased with how nice the print version looked! Can’t wait […]

“Salt in Our Veins” is available now!

| May 4, 2016

The Future Fire has just released Fae Visions of the Mediterranean, which includes my short story, “Salt in Our Veins,” along with 23 other stories and poems. It’s available in paperback or ebook. I haven’t had a chance to read all of the other stories yet, but I’m very excited to do so soon! I read […]

March 2016 recap

| April 1, 2016

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 18 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 19 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 21 New Submissions: 2 Stories out at the end of the month: 22 So first off, the acceptance! My story “Army of Me,” will appear in Untethered: A Magic iPhone Anthology, which is due out in […]

September 2014 recap

| October 1, 2014

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 4 Acceptances received: 0 Rejections received: 5 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 7 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 6 Numbers are a little better this month, though still not awesome. I have two stories that should be out for […]

Some updates

| October 28, 2013

1) I have a short story, “Fortissimo Possibile,” in the Crossed Genres anthology, Oomph, which is out today. It’s available in both hard copy and for ereaders, and you can find links to purchase both here. 2) Although my second craft show of the year went very well, it went well in such a way […]

March recap

| April 1, 2013

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 2 Acceptances received: 1 Rejections received: 3 Resubmissions: 2 New Submissions: 1 Stories out at the end of the month: 2 March was a rather productive month for me. I finished one short story and sent it off to an anthology. Though the story […]

A new story up and the results of the retreat

| September 10, 2012

First off, since I promised I would share it as soon as I had information on the publication date, my short story, “Bringing Light to the World,” went up at Fickle Muses on Sunday! I wrote this story, which is a retelling of a Native American legend, about a year and a half ago. Unfortunately, […]

Goals for the weekend

| September 7, 2012

So my friend Folly, posted about her goals for the weekend writing retreat. And I just spent a couple of minutes figuring mine out, in the form of a ridiculously formatted and color-coded word document. But I realized that while the color-coded word document is pretty, it does nothing to actually keep me on target. […]

In Situ is out!

| July 18, 2012

In case you haven’t already seen the news, In Situ, from Dagan Books is out now! (It came out about a week ago, but I’ve been slow in getting this update posted!) My short story, “Donning the Helm,” is the first story of the anthology, a fact that makes me super happy! I haven’t actually […]