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. . . And my own 2015 recap and award eligibility post

In this post yesterday, I told folks about stories by other writers that I loved this year. Now I’d like to take a moment to reflect on my own writing year. Nobody reads my blog anyway, so I know nobody … Continue reading

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Attack of the Pod People!

The good folks over at the Skiffy and Fanty Show were misguided enough to think I was worth interviewing, so we talked at length about writing, cultures, literature, and the immigrant experience. Give it a listen!

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My first vlog!

The last week of school before finals, Lucienne Diver and Amy Christine Parker came out to Lisa’s school to talk to her students about all things authorial, and I got to hang out, help out, and just enjoy the company … Continue reading

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Published at Last!

Christmas morning ain’t got nothing on the day I’ve had today. Within the last 24 hours, my first and my second fiction sales have gone live. First came “CabrĂ³n,” in Stupefying Stories‘s second annual horror anthology, Two. (Amazon link) (Barnes … Continue reading

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The Obligatory Goals Post

One of my friends asked on Facebook the other day, What, for you, was the best thing in 2012, and what are you most looking forward to in 2013? As I composed my thoughts for a reply to him, I … Continue reading

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Another year come and gone

Happy holidays! (And if being told “Happy holidays” bugs you, then . . . HAPPY HOLIDAYS!) Like most people, I can’t help but take the end of the year as an opportunity to look back on what went well and … Continue reading

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Fifteen Years: A Shared Dream

Fifteen years ago tonight, my best friend Lisa and I made official a journey that we’d begun months before. On an amazing (but freezing) night, in front of all our closest friends and relatives, we shivered through our vows and … Continue reading

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Hey, Thanks for the Candy

I had a bit of a . . . complex reaction to receiving some candy from an anonymous colleague. I wanted to express how I felt about it, because, Hey! That’s what I do! But school didn’t seem to be … Continue reading

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Protected: Hey, Thanks for the Candy

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Cruisin’

Note: This post was originally supposed to go up on August 10th, right after my family and I got back from our cruise to Mexico, but seems to have gotten lost in the ether. Still, I thought, no reason not … Continue reading

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