Cover reveal for There Is No Other Way to Worship Them

We have a cover! In case you missed the announcements yesterday (on the Blue Cactus Press site, on Facebook, and on Twitter), the cover for There Is No Other Way to Worship Them is now an official thing. (Back cover on the left, front cover on the right, as you’d see it if you flattened the book) … More Cover reveal for There Is No Other Way to Worship Them

New publication

You know the old saying, right? Sing like the angels are listening. Feel so hard it hurts. Dance your way into the shadows, and murder like it’s heaven on earth. Which is to say, I have a new short story online today. It’s called “Godsend,” and yeah, it’s about singing, and beauty, and angels, and … More New publication

New podcast!

A few months ago, writer Jude Brewer took a train from Portland, Oregon, up to Tacoma, Washington, where he promptly descended into my basement and set up sound equipment. Soon, writer and actor James A. Gilletti arrived with coffee and donuts (and a bottle of handcrafted booze), and then poet and publisher Christina Butcher joined … More New podcast!

New publication

I’ve been so focused on longform fiction and on getting together my new book of stories (forthcoming from Blue Cactus Press!) that it’s been a while since I published any new short fiction. Until today. I’m proud to say that one of my favorite online magazines, Drunk Monkeys, has published my story “This Is What … More New publication

New publication

A handful of years ago, I was so taken with Hosho McCreesh’s poetry collection, For All These Wretched, Beautiful, & Insignificant Things So Uselessly & Carelessly Destroyed…, that I decided to write a story about one line from each of the poems. I eventually conceived a story cycle, each poem-inspired story set in the same ecological apocalypse, and … More New publication

New publication

Wow, it’s been a while since I last used “New publication” as the title of a post! But I am thrilled to tell you all that I have a new short story out today, this one in my local Tacoma literary publication Creative Colloquy. It’s called “An Understanding,” and you can find it here. One of … More New publication

Writing news

It’s been a busy several weeks, gang, which is why I’ve been relatively quiet lately. But a few cool things have happened since I last updated, and there are some more cool things coming soon: We’ve had not one but TWO issues of Jersey Devil Press go live: the special Sherlock Holmes issue (the cover … More Writing news