It’s been a really neat past coupla weeks. My short story “Endless Blue” was published in the amazing anthology Upon A Thrice Time, edited by Todd Sanders at Air and Nothingness Press. This is the third installment in a series of anthologies about mashed-up fairy tales. My story takes “The Day Boy and the NightContinue reading “Stories published in 2021”
Sometimes I feel like I just started this blog. Then I look back and am like OMG HOW HAS 5 YEARS PASSED ALREADY Same thing happens with my friends’ kids. Like OMG COLLEGE WHAT and YOU WERE JUST A BABY WHY ARE YOU TAKING THE BUS ON YOUR OWN and other reactions of that nature.Continue reading “Time Goes Way Too Fast”
This seems like the obvious of obvious. Particularly for a writer and avid reader. But I have about 12 books that I literally don’t want to finish – some I’m only halfway through. It’s not because I don’t like them, either – quite the opposite! I don’t want to finish them because then the storyContinue reading “Janus Gift #4 – Finish Reading Things”
One of the disadvantages of the digital world is that the content normally consigned to diaries and journals is now something that can be put out into the world for consumption by anyone. As someone who wrote diaries and journals avidly before my age hit double digits, I started putting my thoughts out in publicContinue reading “Janus Gift #2 – Reclaim Journaling”
Many people have said all the things about this guy, better than I could. But there’s one aspect to Stan I haven’t seen mentioned explicitly yet, and want to get my take out there. What always amazed me about Stan was how many amazing, sympathetic characters he created in collaboration with other creatives. I oftenContinue reading “RIP Stan Lee”
I’m shaken. Tearing up. I thought she had more time. Thank you, wonderful soul, for Arha/Tenar: “A dark hand had let go its lifelong hold upon her heart. But she did not feel joy, as she had in the mountains. She put her head down in her arms and cried, and her cheeks were saltContinue reading “RIP Ursula K. Le Guin”
…but for some reason I can’t do it here. So this is a note to say that I’ve been developing a “writing every day” habit, which even at my most intense during college I never achieved. Keeping all fingers and paws crossed I can keep it going!
For these breaths, a gift: This moment in time, see Your enraged heartbeat for what it is – A steady flowing forward.