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My Flash Fiction Story of 1000 Words “Breathe” Was Published Today

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My flash fiction story of 1000 words “Breathe” was published today. “Breathe” is one of those stories that just poured out of me. I sent it to dozens of magazines before Flash Fiction Online picked it up. I loved this story and wanted it to succeed so bad, and I’m honored that it was published and made available for the world to see. It’s a… 

My Story “Gravity Pulls Down” Was Published as a Podcast in StarShipSofa

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I’m pretty proud of this podcast story. A lot of work went into this short story. “Gravity Pulls Down” is about an addict addicted to a new drug called Gravity that has some strange effects. Here’s a snippet of the story. Gravity Pulls Down Big four-eyed bastard with a chest like a moon tug what calls himself Red pushes the Gravity dish into my fingers.… 

How to Build an Author Platform

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I recently was invited by Writing Workshops Dallas to write a blog post on how to build an author platform. I included everything I’ve learned over the years in digital marketing. Check it out here.

My Story “Black Glass” was published in Issue 24 of Pulp Literature

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Pulp Literature is one of my favorite Canadian lit mags and does an excellent job of supporting writers from all over the world. I’m particularly grateful that they chose to publish my story Black Glass. They’ve been extremely supportive and helpful throughout the publication process. You can read my story Black Glass by purchasing Issue 24 here. This story was reviewed by R. Graeme Cameron… 

My Story “Correction” Was Published in Factor Four Magazine

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Factor Four Magazine has been super supportive of my writing and is an incredible venue. I’m disappointed that it had to close down but hopeful it may be revived someday. While quite short, this story traces the current trends in incarceration in the United States to their logical conclusion, particularly condemning the attitude promoting/fetishizing punishment (and not rehabilitation) that is prevalent in our country. Correction… 

My Story “We Are Cherished” Was Published by DreamForge

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The awesome new speculative fiction magazine DreamForge recently published my short story “We Are Cherished.” This one was a lot of fun to write and was an attempt to break out of the mode of depressing fiction I’d been writing to create something hopeful. I am forever grateful to Scot at DreamForge for building something so inspiring and hopeful and then inviting me to be… 

A Story of Uselessness | Living, as They Do, at the Bottom of the Sea

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My story Living, as They Do, at the Bottom of the Sea was published today in Breath & Shadow. Breath & Shadow is a wonderful publication out of Maine that publishes work focused on disability. Because my disabilities are “invisible,” I often feel compelled to convince myself that they don’t exist (dangerous), and so, in reaction to this feeling, I do what I can to give them… 

My Story “Shackles” Was Published Today in Factor Four Magazine

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My first piece of professionally published flash science fiction, a piece called Shackles, was published today in Factor Four Magazine. Factor Four Magazine is a new publication that publishes flash science fiction, fantasy, and other genres. My story, Shackles, explores what it means to be human in the far future, when our bodies and our methods of communication are practically unrecognizable, and when having bodies and using methods of… 

A Sci-Fi Story — And We Found It in a Dark Place

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“And We Found It in a Dark Place” is a sci-fi story about need. The more I think about this story, the more I see how it parallels my experiences with addiction — the main character faces a need, a desperation beyond reasoning, and she has no choice by to commit unspeakable violence to get what her people require. This is a very short story… 

The Death of a Strong Woman

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This flash piece originally appeared on 365 Tomorrows. The Death of a Strong Woman Her hut is digitized light. They are coming for her. Her prayers to the netGODS continue. But there will be no deliverance. She has heard the whispers. She has seen the dissention. Her daughter screamed at her this morning. “Go.” “Go!” “You must go!” But she stays. Her back is angled…