Butterflies on Barbed Wire

My short story, “Butterflies on Barbed Wire,” has been accepted by Analog for an upcoming issue! I wrote the story the last week of Clarion, after I’d had my week six story critiqued. It felt strange to suddenly not be frantically writing a story for next week, so I went ahead and did one.  The […]

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Cover Letters That Worked

We writers get worked up about cover letters.  I know I do. I stare at the screen every time, trying to decide what to say.  So, to help me, and you, or perhaps simply to dispel the myth that cover letters matter at all, here are the cover letters that I used for my last […]

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Jupiter Wrestlerama Available Online

My story “Jupiter Wrestlerama” is now available free on Lightspeed’s website. Brian took me to Niagara Falls for the weekend to celebrate my thirtieth birthday in February of 2004.  We walked around admiring icicles and got lost.  We ended up in a residential area, with a long slog on un-cleared sidewalks to get back to […]

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