the quiet season

It's Labor Day weekend, and out here that marks the end of the tourist season. Soon this little town will settle back into its sleepy rhythms, the Friday night high school football games and the storms that sweep in...

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Clarion West Write-a-thon progress

Sponsor me for the Clarion West Write-a-thon Sometimes, it takes a very long time for me to figure out what a story is about. I started writing "Ghost-Apples" last year. The first draft came out easily, which was fortunate because I needed something...

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The Clarion West Write-a-thon

It’s summer, which means it’s Clarion West Write-a-thon season!  I’m doing the Write-a-thon again this year to support the workshop and the new writers who go through the program. This year, I’m working on a story rewrite for the Write-a-thon. ...

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Here, there, and everywhere

Where have I been, you ask?  The answer is not home, for the most part.  I’m the pet/housesitter of choice for my wider friend group, and a lot of people have been traveling this spring—I spent a week and...

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“Wildfire Sky” is out in Truth Beyond Paradox!

I am emerging from the rubble of moving to announce that my story "Wildfire Sky," which is about a fire mage whose father was a hotshot firefighter, is now out in the Mage 20th Anniversary Edition anthology Truth Beyond Paradox....

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