New flash fiction, interviews, and more!

I've fallen into the time suck that is summer in the Pacific Northwest. We're blessed with days that stretch until nearly 10 p.m. (and dawn well before 5 a.m., yikes!) and when I haven't been eating blueberries off the bushes in my backyard while pretending to do yard work, reading romance novels in the hammock, … Continue reading New flash fiction, interviews, and more!

Writing workouts (with a reading list)

It's no secret that flash fiction is my first love. I stumbled on crafting short stories as a child and then later in college in two separate short story seminars, but it was always just a flirtation. It wasn't until I was in my early 20's and living alone in Boston (working two jobs and … Continue reading Writing workouts (with a reading list)

End of the year recap

2016 wasn't a total dumpster fire on a floating garbage barge. As the year comes to a close I'm ignoring the shitshow and focusing on the goodness that 2016 brought me like: Keeping and exceeding my New Year's Writing Resolutions to a) write 1 short story a month and b) submit at least one short … Continue reading End of the year recap

(Late) Breaking News: I’ve Published Another Short Story

I recently returned from my South American vacation to news that one of my short stories, "Second Honeymoon" was being published in the May 2014 issue of DRIFTLESS REVIEW and was a finalist for thier flash fiction contest. I may not have won the cash money, but you can read all 750 words of "Second Honeymoon" … Continue reading (Late) Breaking News: I’ve Published Another Short Story

Breaking News: This is No Longer the Expensive Hobby I Feared It Was

So I have a bit of good news to share. I've been sitting on it for quite a few weeks months, yet telling everyone I know about it. I can no longer consider writing to be an expensive hobby that was draining both my soul and my bank account, because  as of this week, someone … Continue reading Breaking News: This is No Longer the Expensive Hobby I Feared It Was