It’s Banned Books Week!

I first heard about banned books week in high school, and I was baffled—people were banning books?! Why? When I looked up the list my jaw dropped. Half of my favorite books were on that list! For those of you that don't know, Banned Books Week pushes back against censorship and celebrates the freedom to [...]

New flash fiction available

Last week I brought you a bittersweet story about lake monsters and grief...and this week I'm thrilled to announce my story "A Perennial's Chorus" has gone live in Asymmetry magazine! It's a story of life, growth, and loss from the perspective of a tree. Yes, a tree. A dryad, to be more specific. Here's a [...]

Writer’s Block, and Reading Something Different.

Ah, writer’s block. Most of us have faced it. Sometimes it hits us as soon as we open up a blank page, but other days it can be patient. Sneaky, even. It creeps up when we’re five pages, maybe even fifty, into a story. The well dries up, and you’re staring at the screen…with no [...]