From Vodka to Uncanny

This morning I interred a dead squirrel, and other than a slightly surreal conversation with a neighbour who inquired “what’s in the bag?” (Answer: “A dead body. Wanna see?”)…nothing happened. All went smoothly, with no screaming, shoelessness, canine follies, or feline insanity. Anticlimactic, ennit? But also strangely thrilling in its own way. ETA: Since so […]

Introducing SKIN

So I’m trying out Wattpad for a serial. We’ll see how this works out. I decided I’d throw an old piece into the cooker and update weekly-ish, unless disaster or deadline intrudes. Werewolves on the moon, they said. What could go wrong, they said. Yeah, let’s send everyone with the Lup17 virus offplanet, sure. Put […]

THE RIPPER AFFAIR Released!

It’s here! It’s here! The Ripper Affair is now officially released! Sorcery. Treason. Madness. And, of course, murder most foul… A shattering accident places Archibald Clare, mentath in the service of Britannia, in the care of Emma Bannon, sorceress Prime. Clare needs a measure of calm to repair his faculties of Logic and Reason. Without […]

Reading, Lately

I’ve been taking notes on Pliny–the Pliny Train is still going, but doing posts every few pages, while fun for me, is a massive time investment and quite probably boring to everyone else. So I’m thinking about a different structure for those posts. More of an overview than a detailed reading. In other reading news, […]

PACK and the Ripper Affair!

Here’s the cover for PACK. Isn’t it pretty? It’s an upcoming Orbit Short Fiction drop (similar to Unfallen) and it’ll be available on 9/23. But I was able to get permission to share the cover with you, my dear chickadees. Pack is a weird little story. It’s related to my Fireside Fiction short Maternal Type, […]