Contracts are signed and I’ve been given the go-ahead to announce—and SQUEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE—that I’ve sold my new collection of short stories to ChiZine Publications!! It’s called LITTLE DIGS and it’s slated to come out in 2019. I AM SO EXCITED YOU GUYS!!!!! WHAT AN AWESOME CHRISTMAS GIFT!!!! ChiZine publishes the most beautiful and dark and fascinating…… Continue reading In which I dance the dance of joy…
Tag: short stories
First week, first story, first review!
‘Little Digs’ is the third story I’ve been lucky enough to have published in The Dark magazine, and it’s now the third story Charles Payseur has reviewed over at Quick Sip Reviews. Once again, I’m both impressed by and grateful for the way he engages with short fiction: although brief (these are, after all, quick sips)…… Continue reading First week, first story, first review!
New year, new story!
What better way to start 2017 than with a brand new story? ‘Little Digs’ is a piece that returns to the world of Bluegrass Symphony, and it appears in the first issue of The Dark for this year, co-edited by Sean Wallace and Silvia Moreno-Garcia. Delighted to see it share an issue with stories by…… Continue reading New year, new story!
Dragons of the Night: Postscripts 36/37
Don’t know how I missed this, but The Dragons of the Night, volume 36/37 of PS Publishing’s Postscripts series, is out! In gorgeous hardback (as always!) and LOOK! My name is there on the cover! 😮 This volume contains my story, ‘Surfacing’ — perhaps one of the saddest I’ve written (IMHO). By way of introducing…… Continue reading Dragons of the Night: Postscripts 36/37
A Bestiary and a Winter Bundle
A bit of holiday gift-giving spruiking! Know someone who loves strange, brilliant, fantastical fiction and wants a selection of said books all bundled in a great deal? Well, search no further. The VanderMeer Winter Mix Tape Bundle, curated by Ann and Jeff VanderMeer, is an often exclusive selection of ten wonderful novels and fiction collections…… Continue reading A Bestiary and a Winter Bundle
New story! ‘The Canary’ in THE DARK
Woke this morning to see that the November issue of The Dark has just been released into the wild! I’m so delighted to see ‘The Canary’ in the virtual pages of this latest edition. Not just because this was one of those stories that spilled onto the page almost exactly as it appears now (I…… Continue reading New story! ‘The Canary’ in THE DARK
Mermaids in the mail!
Got home today to find this beauty awaiting me: My story ‘Forever, Miss Tapekwa County’ appears in this lovely volume (edited by Paula Guran). Allow me a little happy dance as I come to terms with the fact that my work is in an anthology with all of the awesome authors listed on the cover…… Continue reading Mermaids in the mail!
The 2nd Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Interview
As part of an ongoing series of interviews with contributors to the 2nd Spectral Book of Horror Stories, Angela Slatter has fired several horror-related questions my way. She posted this interview on Friday, but I was somewhere between Calgary and LA at the time, so I’m a bit behind the eight ball in spreading the…… Continue reading The 2nd Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Interview
Smoke Billows, Soot Falls: Now with cover art and blurbery
Things have been quiet on this website lately, but that’s because I’ve been busy behind the scenes! Coming close and fast on the heels of the Spectral Book of Horror Stories announcement, I’ve had news about my Spectral chapbook (which will be published very soon) — namely, the atmospheric cover art has been revealed, along with…… Continue reading Smoke Billows, Soot Falls: Now with cover art and blurbery
A.C. Wise’s “Women to Read” June 2015 edition
Over at SF Signal, A.C. Wise has posted the latest in her series of essays on “Women to Read!” — and this month, she focuses on “stories designed to sit uncomfortably, twist against expectations, offer truths that won’t stay put, narratives that can’t be trusted, and characters who refuse to hold their shapes.” Alongside discussions of…… Continue reading A.C. Wise’s “Women to Read” June 2015 edition