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, well, power and self-determination–but in a way that brings attention to the loss of bodily […]

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 dinner out with my husband, etc. We’re all double-vaxxed and boostered, but my mom is […]

Rarified Air

2021 has certainly been a year of firsts for me, publishing-wise. I mean, just in terms of work published, by the end of next month that’ll be 9 short horror stories (one of which was published via podcast, which is a first) and 1 short horror drabble, 1 reprint of a previously published short story, […]

2021 Eligibility Post

Apparently it’s that time of year when speculative fiction writers do an eligibility post, highlighting the work they’ve done this past year that’s eligible for nominations for the various speculative fiction/horror awards that exist. Far be it from me to buck tradition–and, of course, it goes without saying that I would have kittens if anything […]

Winding Down the Year

Where did this year go? Here we are, almost Thanksgiving–the pandemic has very much impacted the way I experience the passage of time. And the holidays, I might add. After skipping the socializing last year to ensure that everyone stay safe (which clearly was a good idea since both my husband and I came down […]

My Lady Bits On Display

The run up to election day always seems to move lightning fast. The entire Autumn seems to have lasted for approximately one week, despite the fact that I took a trip to Alaska, had three short stories published in anthologies, one short story published on a podcast, one creative nonfiction piece published in an anthology, […]

July is For Readers

Summer is heating up—in more ways than one! To start with, the Bodies Full of Burning anthology (with me as EDITOR!) from Sliced Up Press and the Blood & Bone anthology from Ghost Orchid Press (one of my short stories is contained therein) are both open for ARC requests at the moment. Spread the word […]

The Sinister Side of Knitting

I’m generally not one to mind waking up and going to work (especially when that consists of getting showered and walking downstairs), but today I woke up to a new short story acceptance—and this Monday morning was much improved! I’m delighted to announce that “Knit, Purl” will appear in the Blood & Bone anthology from […]

From Beneath

I’m not even going to lie: I’m flabbergasted that as of this post three of my short stories have been published in anthologies since January—including “Scrabbling for Daylight,” a 100-word drabble published yesterday by Ghost Orchid Press in their Beneath drabble anthology. I’m even more befuddled  that three of my short stories, two pieces of […]

Listen Up!

Every morning is the same: my alarm goes off, and I check my phone for new alerts. This morning the first alert I saw was a reminder that The Half That You See anthology had dropped. Under normal circumstances, I’d be excited that a new piece of mine–in this case, “Imaginary Friends”– has hit the […]