The Shine Journal

A week of rejections, one after another.  Most of the time it doesn’t really bother me, but sometimes they seem to weight a little heavier.  Aw. So!  My best writing friend Dawn Allison won the Demonic Tome contest, and I’ll be featured in the same issue.  We’re both pretty excited to be in the same magazine at the same time, … Read More

Reflection’s Edge

They accepted “Pixies Don’t Get Names” for October’s issue of Reflection’s Edge, and I’m really happy about this!  It’s a piece that seems light and fun at first, but really it’s about loneliness and loss.  With pixies.  And my stuffed shark, Dirk, makes an appearance.  (fan service!)  I called my husband and work and danced a little.  Badly, of course. In other … Read More

But Dad…where’s Mama?

My goal today is to hide away in my room and write a little bit.  I took a break from my Sleeping Story forever ago, and it’s time to wrap that sucker up.  I’d also like to get back to my Demon Story in the next week or so, because I miss the main character girl and her snarky mouth, … Read More