Random pop culture moment: Flautist

As a writer, you can enter the pop culture zeitgeist in any number of ways. Recently, it’s been through awards (see previous post), but sometimes, it’s random things (like my story “Ian” being listed in the Wikipedia entry for Ian). Today’s random thing is crashing the Merriam Webster online dictionary entry for “Flautist”. Someone took […]

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Welcome, new visitors!

Hi! If you’ve been brought to my website by today’s KBoards promotion – or for any other reason – welcome! I hope you enjoy reading my new book, The Abandonment of Grace and Everything After. It’s a heartfelt, personal project for me, with stories that cover a decade of my writing career, so settle in […]

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The secret history of Ian

My collection, The Abandonment of Grace and Everything After, features my most notable non-flash dark fiction. It spans a decade of my work, so there are plenty of notable tales in it. In the collection, I explain the history behind, and motivation for, my stories, so to give you a glimpse, I wanted to blog […]

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Ian

One of the stories I’m best known for is a piece called “Ian”. The story was originally published back in 2005 by Ticonderoga Online and went on to be nominated for a Tin Duck (a runner-up, apparently, which surprised me). The main reason it’s a well known story is that it is listed under the […]

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