2021 Awards Eligibility

Apparently, I'm now eligible for awards. This year, The Dread Machine published my first story, "Cherry-Blossom Droid." I'm very proud of it. I hope people enjoy reading it. Update! Some wonderful other authors out there in the world have recommended "Cherry-Blossom...

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A Very Important Message

I anticipate a day when my writing shows off my ignorance. Please know that I write despite my ignorance in hopes that someone, whether you or me, can become a little less ignorant after reading.

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“Cherry-Blossom Droid” Artwork: Katie Gabriel

When I learned "Cherry-Blossom Droid" would appear in The Dread Machine, I was beyond excited to also learn that the editors would allow me to submit my own art. (More experienced authors have told me that's a rare opportunity.) So I asked my dear friend Katie...

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“Thank You for Submitting…”

When you start putting your stories out into the world, you quickly get used to seeing the words "Thank you for submitting..." in your inbox, and soon after, those words begin to evoke a Pavlovian panic-response, because usually they precede other words like these:...

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Coming Soon: “Cherry-Blossom Droid”

I’m thrilled that my first story, “Cherry-Blossom Droid,” will appear in The Dread Machine on September 17. The Dread Machine's pages are filled with fantastic tales written by wonderful authors. Check out their works, and if you like what you read, consider...

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