Category Archives: #KCLocal

Please note: I am NOT dead.

I may have vanished from the face of the planet this week, but please be assured I am not dead. I have been busy behind the scenes playing the editorial equivalent of whack-a-mole with Space and Time. As soon as … Continue reading

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Beyond Space and Time…

Space and Time magazine has left the building! It’s been a long week of layout and proofreading for the magazine, but yesterday it passed the preflight gauntlet and went to the printer. I can’t wait to go pick it up. At … Continue reading

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Why publish? Why not?

I was recently asked in an interview why I publish. I was thrown. It seemed like too big a question for a simple answer. What is joy? Why do we live? Is there a God? Why publish? I answered a … Continue reading

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Space and Time #133 Cover Reveal

Busy, busy finishing up the next issue of Space and Time for proofreading. This will be a special issue to celebrate National Poetry Month in April. This issue is stuffed full of fiction as well—I am so happy with the … Continue reading

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Suite & Sour Begins at Curious Fictions

Suite & Sour has begun on Curious Fictions with the first chapter—”Pop Rocks.” S&S is the sequel to Bitter Suites, recently selected as a 2018 Bram Stoker Awards® Finalist. Anyone who’s been visiting this blog for awhile probably remembers that I … Continue reading

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Ladies of Horror Prompts Continue #WiHMx

There’s another week of flash fiction from the Ladies of Horror on Nina D’Arcangela’s Spreading the Writer’s Word blog. As February—and Women in Horror Month 10—come to a close, this is fine reading for a fitting end. Click here to find out more … Continue reading

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The Sirens Call eZine #43—FREE READS

I’m excited to have four pieces of fiction published in The Sirens Call eZine #43. This issue celebrates the tenth Women in Horror Month, so it’s an all woman issue. Always free to read, there are 204 pieces of lit … Continue reading

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Diversity: How I found my voice

For me, it began with “Vanilla Rice,” a story accepted for Where the Stars Rise: Asian Science Fiction and Fantasy from the Laksa Anthology Series: Speculative Fiction. The call was for works of Asian diversity. I was encouraged to submit from a … Continue reading

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Bitter Suites Receives Stoker Nomination

Yesterday was quite a big day! I opened my email to find out that my book, Bitter Suites, has been nominated for a Bram Stoker in the Superior Achievement in Long Fiction category. I wish I could say I took the … Continue reading

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From Space and Time #132: “Harlot’s Gate”

“Harlot’s Gate” by Glynn Owen Barrass is horrible in a good way. The monster is wonderfully hideous, the protagonist is authentic and I enjoyed the historical details that give this piece a solid sense of time. It was the perfect companion … Continue reading

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