Sunday Shorts—Ashes to Ashes by Day Al-Mohamed

I will likely always struggle with horror—it's not a genre I go to often, and almost never without many people first letting me know what I'm in for. Horror gets snagged in my head, and I end up having dark dreams or outright nightmares, so when I do read horror, it's in tiny bits, during … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—Ashes to Ashes by Day Al-Mohamed

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Friday Flash Fics — Aftershocks

Today's Friday Flash Fics reminded me of Mark Ward from the second short story I ever had accepted for publication, "Last Call," in Mortis Operandi. Mark is a wizard-for-hire (if you know who to talk to) who deals with strange goings on and tries to stop bad people from doing bad things, and in "Last … Continue reading Friday Flash Fics — Aftershocks

Sunday Shorts—勢孤取和 (Influence Isolated, Make Peace) by John Chu

Part of Queers Destroy Science Fiction, which I'm listening to on audiobook, "勢孤取和 (Influence Isolated, Make Peace)" by John Chu was a brilliant way to ring in the new year. It does science fiction the way I love it the most: with inclusive allegory. The queer main characters isn't the main point, but their "otherness" is. … Continue reading Sunday Shorts—勢孤取和 (Influence Isolated, Make Peace) by John Chu