Musings on Poetry and the Art of Collaboration

After a some time away from poetry while working on a novel-length book, my return to the genre came with a new appreciation of the form. I start my mornings with poetry. If I’m not writing poems, I’m reading them. One of my goals last year was to work on a poetry collection featuring fairyContinue reading “Musings on Poetry and the Art of Collaboration”

Shadow Atlas Release

It is November 30th, and the day I’ve been waiting for all year is finally here. Shadow Atlas: Dark Landscapes of the Americas has finally been released into the world! Reviews are starting to come in, and the praise is glowing. “Dead serious in its horror, yet delightful and inviting in its design and conceit,Continue reading “Shadow Atlas Release”

Publication Round-UP

My poem “Fairy Tale Prohibition” is out now at Alphanumeric. This piece examines cautionary themes in familiar fairy tales and the consequences that come from breaking the rules. This piece draws threads from more than a dozen fairy tales. Can you identify them all? In addition to Alphanumeric, this poem can be read in NonBinaryContinue reading “Publication Round-UP”

New Release & Stoker News

I’m thrilled to announce that my story “The Certainty of Silence” was released in the Sci-Fi & Scary charity anthology Twisted Anatomy: A Body Horror Anthology. This story was written as a protest against domestic violence. This fairy tale mash-up of “Bluebeard” and “Little Mermaid” also includes nods to the sirens found in mythology, EdgarContinue reading “New Release & Stoker News”

Publication Announcements & End of the Year Round-Up

I just received a parcel delivered through Royal Mail! Inside were my contributor copies of Bitter Distillations: An Anthology of Poisonous Tales, which was edited by Mark Beech and published by Egaeus Press. It is a beautiful book, and I’m beyond thrilled that my story “An Embrace of Poisonous Intent” closes out this gorgeous arrayContinue reading “Publication Announcements & End of the Year Round-Up”

Publication & Appearance News

I have a couple of stories that are now out in the world, so I figured it was time to write a post. “An Authentic Experience” was published in the anthology WILD: Uncivilized Tales from Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers. I wrote this piece in August 2018, after a massive hail storm wrecked havoc on ColoradoContinue reading “Publication & Appearance News”

November News

It’s been a crazy and wonderful Fall, and I’m ready for the cold quiet that comes with winter. It’s always been my favorite season to write. I have projects planned and stories to finish. Time to get back to business! Overall, October was a fun month. I received my author copy of the HWA Poetry ShowcaseContinue reading “November News”