Short Stories Monster Girls Don’t Cry, by Merc Rustad The Light We Carried Home, by Kay Chronister Prosthetic Daughter, by Nin Harris With Cardamom I’ll Bind Their Lips, by Beth Cato Anabasis, by Amal El-Mohtar O Stone, Be Not So, by José Iriarte They Will Take You From You, by Brandon O’Brien The Falling Game,… Continue reading 2017 Recommended Reading List
Looking back on my career this year surprised me. There are so many long lonely lulls in writing life that it’s easy to spend twelve months feeling like nothing is going on. But I’m deeply proud of the body of work I’ve had the good fortune to have published in 2017. All of my work… Continue reading It’s the most award-eligibility time of the year
My story “Fire Rode the Cold Wind” is up at The Sockdolager this week! The summer issue has fully eleven lovely stories in it, and I’m so pleased to have this little piece in such fine company. The origin of this story was actually the Random Title Generator, which is one of my favorite ways… Continue reading Have a little melancholy sci-fi romance
My grandpa was a paratrooper during World War II. He never saw combat; the war ended when he was in a boat headed across the Pacific. But the parachuting practice did a number on his back, and he complained a lot of the loss of sensation in his feet. “How can they hurt and be… Continue reading Back pain, cold feet, a couple thousand words
If you’re feeling crushed by August heat and humidity*, might I suggest a refreshing sip of fiction? Lean in close to the face of a frozen pond and see what it has to say, in my story titled (aptly enough) “The Pond” out in the current issue of GlitterShip! And take a plunge in a… Continue reading New stories in August!
Beautiful narration by Dani Daly to bring my first-ever audio fiction to life: “The Forty Gardens of Calliope Grey” is up at Cast of Wonders! This story idea originated from the Random Title Generator, with some loving modification; it is a little more upbeat than a lot of the melancholia I like to write (which… Continue reading MOAR STORY: “The Forty Gardens of Calliope Grey”
Look at that gorgeous cover! More free fiction for your delectation and delight! Well, maybe not so much delectation this time; this is one of the more personal stories I’ve written and I’d say definitely the most personal I’ve had published. It was one of the easiest stories I’ve ever written because of that, which… Continue reading “Elena’s Angel” live at Apex