Tag Archives: Fiction

Zip out at Bastion Science Fiction Magazine/Yay Diversity in SF!

I’m very happy to announce that my short story Zip has recently been released in Bastion Science Fiction Magazine’s fifth issue! Cover art by Milan Jaram You can download the issue right here, for less than the price of a cup of coffee: Bastion SF Issue #5 There are some wonderful stories within, so please […]

‘Clean Hands, Dirty Hands’ Reviewed!

My story ‘Clean Hands, Dirty Hands’ which appeared in Aurealis #71 has been reviewed by Tangent! You can read the positive and lovely review here. This is essentially my first major review and I’m thrilled that the story has been called ‘excellent’ and ‘highly recommended’. It’s also the first story I’ve had published which meets […]

‘Clean Hands, Dirty Hands’ Out Now at Aurealis

I couldn’t ask for a lovelier thing to have happen on a dreary Monday morning – my fantasy story Clean Hands, Dirty Hands is now available in Aurealis #71! You can purchase a copy through Smashwords here. And look at the pretty cover! Allow me to gush. I’m really excited that this story is out in the […]

One More Clarion Post

No Clarion for me this year. I received rejections from both UCSD and West, much to my disappointment. I know that it’s not the be all and end all, and I intend to continue to work hard on my writing. I will keep submitting. I’ve got three upcoming publications within the next 2-4 months and […]

Tenterhooks

At this point, all I can do is hold myself in a state of cat-like readiness. If you’ve found me by searching for people waiting on Clarion news, welcome. Pull up a chair. UCSD is pretty much sorted, I suspect, but you and I both know that West is a mystery. Maybe a writing exercise […]

General Villainy

It has been said many times over that a good villain is the hero of their own story. Couldn’t agree more. Personally, I like villains with complex backgrounds and high ideals that make perfect sense if you squint. Y’know, like Magneto. He has lived through terrible things and is a product of those struggles. (Plus, […]

Clarion Season

It has rolled around for the fourth time. Like, oh, hundreds of writers around the world, I have submitted an application to both Clarion UCSD and Clarion West. I can’t stop checking my email. Usually I’m waiting on something writing related – a submission, a beta read, very occasionally a contract – but this is […]