An Early Christmas Gift

I am always full-on shocked when editor Ellen Datlow takes notice of something I’ve written–so when I say that I very literally clutched my chest today when I discovered that two of my short stories were chosen for the Best

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Change Is the Only Constant

The other day I was talking with someone about being GenX. We have converted from vinyl to cassettes to CDs to mp3s to streaming services for music. For film, we gone from only in the theater to betamax to VHS

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The Trouble With …

I’m terrible at keeping secrets. They sit in my stomach and churn. So you can imagine how difficult it was to keep it under wraps for EIGHT LONG MONTHS that I have a story in an upcoming anthology that centers,

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Congratulations!

Huge congratulations to Black Shuck Books and editor of Dreamland: Other Stories Sophie Essex–the anthology has been shortlisted for a British Fantasy Society Award! My short story “Footnotes to the Travel Guide” appears in the book, and I’m so unbelievably

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The Quiet Year

I knew 2022 was going to be a quiet publishing year for me. It’s difficult to think too much about writing a novel or submitting short stories to anthologies and magazines when you’re trying to finish up a master’s degree.

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The Bones of a Story

Happy holidays! It’s not quite the holiday we all envisioned, for sure. The COVID-19 Omicron variant has timed itself in such a way that I’ll be a hermit over my two-week holiday break instead of visiting my family, having a

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