August Reflections

August was a busy month for reading and writing. I kicked it off with the release of The Killing Pen, a short horror story featured in  ‘That Is TOO Wrong: An anthology of Offbeat Horror: Vol 11’, edited by Jan-Andrew Henderson, Black Hart Publishing. This is the second instalment of Jan’s horror anthology trilogy. TheContinue reading “August Reflections”

New Stories/New Anthologies

I have new stories to share this month, plus some exciting new anthologies to announce. Stories first: My love affair with drabbles continues with my latest acceptance in Black Hare Press’s Dark Moments Monthly challenge. The theme for June was Killer Flamingos and we were challenged to write exactly 100 words featuring the theme. CreatingContinue reading “New Stories/New Anthologies”

New Story Release: The Now Effect

Daniel and I are back sitting at the dining room table. He pops the champagne and fills my glass to the brim, as he did before. I still can’t get my head around this phenomenon. It’s enigmatic enlightenment, but makes me question whether I’ve fully appreciated every other moment in my life… the Now EffectContinue reading “New Story Release: The Now Effect”

New Story Release: The Dig Tree

13th February 1861: “If I turn my face to the east, I can taste the salt in the sea breeze. However, a murky swampland filled with twisted mangroves blocks our path to the ocean. Had Burke heeded my warning about the extreme weather in this country, we would not be caught in monsoonal rains that threatenContinue reading “New Story Release: The Dig Tree”

The Happiness Man

My latest short story, The Happiness Man, has just been released with Tales to Terrify, a weekly short horror fiction podcast. The story is about love, death, and an ethereal entity that feeds on happiness, and was released to coincide with Women in Horror Month with guest host Meredith Morgenstern, and narrated by Seth Williams.Continue reading “The Happiness Man”

Out with the old goals, in with the new.

December is the time to set writing goals for the new year, but I thought it would be fun to see if I achieved my goals from last year, because I always forget them by the end of January. My initial goal for 2021 was to finish a short story I was working on forContinue reading “Out with the old goals, in with the new.”

New Story/New Anthology

I have a new story coming out with the fabulous Redwood Press, a new publisher of all things fantasy, horror, and science fiction. Their first anthology, The Lost Librarian’s Grave, will be released October 1st, 2021. It promises a collection of “horror and weird fiction featuring tales of doom, magic, revenge, premature burial, madness, betrayal,Continue reading “New Story/New Anthology”