08 January 2016 ~ 1 Comment

Award Eligibility Post

I know some people don’t like award eligibility posts, thinking that they’re desperate pleas for attention. As a reader, I like them because if I am behind on my reading they are a good place to catch up on the year’s published stories of another author, and as a writer to look back at my own. I don’t have any illusions that anyone is going to nominate me, and that’s fine–there are so many amazing people doing incredible work every year. But I still think an award eligibility post is worthwhile, and if you don’t think so, well, you don’t have to read it, do you?

This year, especially since I started selecting and editing fiction for Diabolical Plots, I’ll list the Diabolical Plots work first and then my fiction writing as a separate section. For the purposes of this list I am thinking of the Hugo and Nebula Award categories because those are the awards I’m most familiar with. Other awards have other categories that might be suitable.

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13 September 2013 ~ 0 Comments

“Reckoning” at Stupefying Stories

My flash fiction story “Reckoning” is now posted on Stupefying Stories for you to read for free. It’s the tale of southern fire-and-brimstone Preacher Paul and his encounter with Death. This one’s been around for a little while, though I think a recent complete rewrite of the ending is what helped push it over into purchase territory.

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06 November 2012 ~ 0 Comments

“Door in the Darkness” published in Stupefying Stories

I wrote “Door in the Darkness” after reading “Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer. My entire aim was to write a supernatural romance story where I didn’t hate the characters. I like the way that it turned out. If you get a chance to read it, do let me know!

I wrote “Door in the Darkness” after reading “Twilight” by Stephenie Meyer. My entire aim was to write a supernatural romance story where I didn’t hate the characters. I like the way that it turned out. If you get a chance to read it, do let me know!

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