Hi everyone! I've been involved in some amazing projects lately, like two novels, Cliffhanger app stories, video scripts for Frederator, and more! Oh yeah! I also taught myself to code ebooks and that's like, 1/3 of my day job now. So, that took a minute, but totally worth it! Technical skills for the win! But … Continue reading 2018: Once more with feeling
This is a story about alternate universes, music, and motherhood, and it's told in diptych (split into two halves). The diptych sections happen concurrently, and are included as photos here, because I have no idea how to teach that formatting to WordPress (yet!). You should read the diptych sections as you please, just know they're … Continue reading The Two Stairways
Here's a weird one: my take on a 1950s Noir/ghost story. Ghostwriter When he figured it out, Drake McConn was on his third smoke break, leaning against the grey marble of the Dallas Morning News building. He stared at the front page of that day’s Fort Worth Star-Telegram. THE FARMER SLAYER STRIKES AGAIN, the headline … Continue reading Ghostwriter
Hi guys! I've been working on finishing my novel about a teenage girl who conceives a harpy after her brother rapes her. The family is front-and-center in their little town, and Hayley, the main character, is just trying to maintain, all the while becoming monstrous herself. The next time I wake up, I’m lying face-up … Continue reading Rage Monster: an excerpt
A Club Kid would have nothing to do in Greenpoint. A Club Kid would think Greenpoint was hell.
For a while I dreamed of this Temperance as a hard, black scorpion curled inside of me, a manifestation of the dead days and the bite of Ronnie’s nails.
Even on the slowest of nights, however, Black Bear tended to have a concert or a show in their massive back room—which is of course where my story, "Auto-Photo Studio Model 20A," takes place.
The strip of photos lies face up on the floor.