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THIRSTING FOR WHISKEY: A Liosene Short Story

Dolos called his dagger “Whiskey.” Most people called Whiskey by her other names, such as “Get that fucking thing away from me” or “Gods, please—no!” But unlike most things and people in Liosene, Whiskey did not discriminate. If you looked like you could do with a drink, she was happy to oblige. And in a […]

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Writing & Revising SHADOW TWINS Part 1: The Inspiration

I have always wanted to do a series of posts detailing my writing process, but until now I didn’t feel confident in doing so. SHADOW TWINS has come a long way since its conception as THE FORGER; it’s a project I’m extremely passionate about. I have seen it grow from a generic, not-too-bad first attempt […]

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One Year Later: Reflecting on Snobbery, Ignorance, & the Perversion of Writing

Last year I wrote a post detailing my early years as a writer and the sense of entitlement I illogically and undeservedly harbored. A lot has happened since then and I felt it not exactly necessary but perhaps semi-cathartic to write something functioning as a reflection on and an addendum to the original post. A […]

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PUSS: A Novelette

PUSS originally appeared in issues 14 and 15 of SANITARIUM MAGAZINE as CRINKLEPUSS and FRANKENPUSS. The story (or stories) were written to suggest the protagonist or POV character as being a bit different than most people. It is still, to this day, the single most unnerving story I feel I’ve written. PART 1: Crinkle I […]

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