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September 2019 Recap

| October 1, 2019

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 146 Acceptances received: 8 Rejections received: 81 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 82 New Submissions: 29 Stories out at the end of the month: 164 September was a busy month for acceptances, finishing new things, and getting things out the door. Surprisingly slow on the […]

Volatile Figments: Darkness, Light, and Muses?

| May 28, 2019

One of the stories in Volatile Figments, “Terpsichore,” started out when I realized how creepy a dance studio looks when it’s dark and there’s only a small source of light reflecting off the mirrors. From there, it spun into a ritual performed in a dance studio, and the creepy aftermath. At only 928 words, “Terpsichore” is […]

“Terpsichore” at Manawaker Studio!

| November 28, 2017

My flash fiction story, “Terpsichore,” is available at the Manawaker Studio Flash Fiction Podcast! If you’re looking for a creepy little story of muses, magic, water, and ballet, this is the place to go! You can also check out their Patreon here.

Stories for Your Reading Enjoyment!

| June 29, 2017

Every once in a while, I check all of the websites where my stories have been published to see what’s still out there for free. This is useful stuff for when I’m selling reprints, but today’s round-up also means that I’ve got a stack of links for my readers! As a note, several of these […]

August 2015 recap

| August 31, 2015

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 18 Acceptances received: 2 Rejections received: 15 Stories withdrawn: 0 Resubmissions: 17 New Submissions: 0 Stories out at the end of the month: 18 The numbers this month are oddly symmetrical, and yet not. I got word of two story acceptances: “Veli tis Artemidos” (a reprint) will be […]