Cover by the brilliant Inkspiral Design. Given "Village Fool" released on the Bold Strokes Books website yesterday it occurred to me it might be a good time to revisit the entirety of the Village series of shorts and novellas in one place, in chronological order. Now, I worked hard to make sure you can read … Continue reading The Ever-Growing Village
It's time toot the noisemaker! Today, on the Bold Strokes Books Webstore, my newest Village Novella, "Village Fool," is available! You can get it in whatever e-format you need for your e-reading device (it's a novella, so there's no physical book), and you can do so two weeks earlier than it'll be available everywhere else … Continue reading Today’s the Day! “Village Fool” Now Available at @BoldStrokeBooks Webstore!
Hello! I've still not 100% decided what I'll be doing this year with the blog re: short fiction, but a weekly check-in of some sort is in the cards, and so I'll start in that manner, at least. What I've Been Reading I've got a few anthologies and novellas on the go right now. I … Continue reading Sunday Shorts
At nineteen, Nick is alone for the holidays and facing reality: this is how it will be from now on. Refusing to give up completely, Nick buys a Christmas tree, and then realizes he has no ornaments. A bare tree and an empty apartment aren’t a great start, but a visit from his friend Haruto … Continue reading “Handmade Holidays” — Available (Again!) for Pre-Order
Remember way back at the start of this year when I had a plan to release a short story about Owen and Toma (who you met in Faux Ho Ho), and their adventure on April Fools' Day with a prank gone wrong? Then my tendons got wrecked and everything fell to pieces and April Fools' … Continue reading Joke’s On Me
I Have No Words Before anything else, I'd like to start this post with a declaration: I've barely written anything aimed for publication in months, and that's okay. Before COVID, and before the dog blew the tendons in my arm and elbow (still not great, but getting better, and I've gotten to the point where … Continue reading Squeezing the Tennis Ball