Orsinus

“Orsinus Liborum” | Great Fiction Countdown 2015

***This is a Great Fiction Countdown 2015 post. I’ll be reading and responding to a new short story published or reprinted in 2015 every day throughout the month of December. If you have a recommendation, tweet at me or use the contact form.*** “Orsinus Liborum” by Catherynne M. Valente Originally published in The Bestiary, edited…

ticket

“The Ticket Taker of Cenote Zací” | Great Fiction Countdown 2015

***This is a Great Fiction Countdown 2015 post. I’ll be reading and responding to a new short story published or reprinted in 2015 every day throughout the month of December. If you have a recommendation, tweet at me or use the contact form.*** “The Ticket Taker of Cenote Zací” by Benjamin Parzybok Originally published in…

Orange

“Orange Dogs” | Great Fiction Countdown 2015

***This is a Great Fiction Countdown 2015 post. I’ll be reading and responding to a new short story published or reprinted in 2015 every day throughout the month of December. If you have a recommendation, tweet at me or use the contact form.*** Story Four: “Orange Dogs” by Marian Womack Originally published in The Weird…

Everything

Life, the Universe & Everything (Writing Related) Part II

I promised prophecy and now: here be prophecy. Prophecy might actually be too strong of a word, now that I think about it. This is more like aggressive optimism. As mentioned in the previous post, the forthcoming list serves not only as a teaser for future works to come, but as a mode of accountability…

Second Story in Angelus Triptych Creeps Closer to Finish Line

*giant exhale* After over a month of toiling “The Repeating Woman” is almost there. With any luck I should be able to finish the first draft today. I’m not going to lie–this one kicked my ass. The whole story clocks in around 7500 words, which is right in the ball park of my outline’s expectations….