making room

I am making room. It's sort of a strange process, this making room stuff. I am not exactly making anything, truly; I am emptying space. I'm calling it spring cleaning, even though it's still winter. (Granted, in my valley between two...

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the quiet season

The quiet winter months haven't been quite so quiet, this year. I'm still working away on 7Red, the space opera caper novel, but between work, being sick for a few weeks, Potlatch (which was tremendous amounts of fun), a friend...

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“Coins for Their Eyes” is published at Apex Magazine

My story "Coins for Their Eyes" is now live at Apex Magazine! The story is about psychopomps, ghost dolls, and liminal spaces.  There's also an interview with me in the same issue where I talk about the story, the...

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Clarion West Write-a-thon: wrapping up

In a lot of ways, this year was a shakedown cruise for me in my new role running communications for Clarion West. I took on a lot and saw it all through, with help from our staff and many...

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Clarion West Write-a-thon Week 4 progress report

Sometimes, things happen during first drafts. Last week, one of those things happened.  I was about 4000 words into the draft of Rise of Grace, and it was getting harder and harder to write. Often, when that happens, it turns...

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