Breathing in the Stars

Back in 2017 when I was doing my Short Story Marathon, stars kept coming up thematically. Or, more specifically, that feeling I get when I look up at the Milk Way on a cold clear night. Over and over stars appeared in those stories. There was this feeling I wanted to convey, this thought, this concept. And while a lot of the stories benefited from the idea, I knew it wasn’t quite there. Until I …

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Dog People

My story “Dog People” is out in Snot-Nosed Aliens: Stories from Pulphouse Fiction Magazine. This is a new story, one I wrote in January when my wife and I were up in the Grand Canyon for her birthday. We had gotten there right before eight inches of snow fell on the canyon and were there after the storm and saw the canyon at its most beautiful. We were also between dogs, it having been about …

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Daisy’s Heart

I am very happy to report that my short story, “Daisy’s Heart” is now available in Pulphouse Fiction Magazine #7! This is another one of the stories I wrote in 2017 during my Short Story Marathon. And if I do say so myself, I think it’s one of my best short stories. It’s about a girl who wants to become an android to deal with the emotions of her tumultuous life and ends up growing up …

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