Flash Fiction Distillery

In cooking, it would be the equivalent of making a reduction sauce, paring down each tale to its essence, giving it time to simmer, until you have an explosion of taste in just a tiny amount that lingers on the … Continue reading

Best Microfiction

I am over the moon excited to have not one, not two, but three stories selected for the 2020 Best Microfiction anthology! The stories chosen are: “Warsaw Circus” (Milk Candy Review) “Historic Preservation” (Cabinet of Heed) “Why I Got Written … Continue reading

First Story of 2020!

Fences won’t stop horses with wings. My story “In the Shadow of Their Wings” is the first to be published in the new year. It made its debut in the second issue of Ligeia magazine. And other exciting news: My … Continue reading

Keeping Gladys Good

My postcard-inspired story, “Keeping Gladys Good,” was published at The Sunlight Press. Blue Hills had always been a place for bad girls, strange girls, girls who refused to make their beds and fold their clothes, girls who locked themselves in … Continue reading

Bouncing Cranberries and Bird Girls

That was the year your mother was in the hospital, and you weren’t allowed to visit.Read “The Bounce Test” in JMWW. Something that peers out from shade and vine. A small bird that flits, too quick to see.Read “Metamorphoses” in … Continue reading

Of Cows and Shadows

I’m happy to make a second appearance in The Cabinet of Heed, an Irish lit mag, with my flash “Jessie: A Pastoral.” This story was inspired by some family research on Ancestry–and yes, this is the same Jessie whose three … Continue reading