Gamut is Now Open to Submissions!

I can’t tell you how exciting this is!  Gamut is now opening its doors to submissions. Stop by the website and check out the sample stories, poetry, non-fiction, and columns. We are also offering  subscriptions, merchandise, and consultations. We’re looking forward to reading your work. <3 ****Edited to Add**** Well, that was quick! Gamut has chosen to cap submissions at 300 a … Read More

LampLight Volume Three

This beauty is a toothsome delight, and I’m delighted to be included as a featured author. It contains my story “A Love Not Meant to Outlast the Butterflies” and also an in-depth interview. The book is about an inch thick and chock full of goodies! Jacob Haddon does beautiful work, and I hope you’ll pick up your copy! This is … Read More

WIP Wednesday

Working hard! This week I turned in two short stories. They both need polished, but we’ll see what the respective editors have to say. It was good to see forward movement on them. My focus this week is staring down the very Mouth of Hell in one novella, with a poor sweet boy that keeps getting more and more thrown … Read More

An Amazing Acceptance!

You guys! I received some astronomical news this week. My story “The Dead Collection” was accepted to Michael Bailey’s Chiral Mad 3. I can’t tell you how wild my happy dance was. I love Bailey’s work and his Chiral Mad anthologies are top of the line in every way. I’m also floored by the lineup! I’ll be sharing a TOC … Read More

Beautiful Sorrows is FREE This Week Only!

In celebration of Women in Horror Month, my publishers at Shock Totem have decided to give away my short story collection for FREE this week only. It will be free from Monday, February 23 until Friday, February 27. There is a place where sorrows pile up like snow and rest in your hair like cherry blossoms. Boys have wings, monsters … Read More

In Which I Meet Aimee Bender and Swoon

  Aimee Bender is one of my favorite authors. I first heard of her when somebody read my short story “Flat, Flat World” and said, “You read Aimee Bender, right?” I was introduced to this brilliant, wise world rife with magical realism and some of the most beautiful prose I’ve ever read. Phrases fairly drip from her words like the … Read More

BJ Novak and Us: A Story of Sharks

So my writing group The Illiterati were invited to a VIP Reception for writer/actor/producer BJ Novak. He’s a headliner at the Vegas Valley Book Festival, and since Mason and I are in the Lost and Found in Las Vegas anthology that just came out, we scored tickets. Yay! It’s awesome. BJ was friendly and funny and everything you’d expect. We … Read More

Preorder Todd Keisling’s Ugly Little Things Hardcover Package

So I really like Todd Keisling’s work. It’s dark, solid, varied, and super creepy. I mean, suuuuuper creepy. I know I’ll never read his The Harbinger again. Twisted little dolls? Ahhhhhh! ANYWAY! He has been releasing short stories digitally online as part of his Ugly Little Things series. Now he has come out with a hardcover edition of the series … Read More

Check Out this Wonderful Review of Beautiful Sorrows!

    Haralambi Markov (who is on his way to Clarion, by the way!) reviewed Beautiful Sorrows for SF Signal. It’s an amazing review and I couldn’t stop grinning. Thank you, Harry! Best of luck at Clarion! You’ll do a wonderful job. You can read the review here. Beautiful Sorrows is availableat the Shock Totem store, Amazon, and Barnes and Noble.

Little Visible Delight

Thanks to everybody who entered the Apocalyptic Montessa and Nuclear Lulu: A Tale of Atomic Love giveaway! I’ll be tallying up entries and drawing the winner tomorrow. Best of luck to all of you! I’m thrilled to announce that my story “Black Eyes Broken” is in the Little Visible Delight anthology, edited by S.P. Miskowski and Kate Jonez and published … Read More