Inside the killing jar

The next story I want to talk about from my collection The Abandonment of Grace and Everything After is one of the originals: “Razor Blade Anthropology (Guerdon for the Beautiful People”. Like “The Garden Shed Pact”, it was one of my Clarion South stories (written at the workshop in 2005).  Compared to that story, “Razor Blade Anthropology” […]

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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 reason why there is a Funnel-web Spider on my desk

Continuing my series on discussing the stories in The Abandonment of Grace and Everything After, today I talk about the story behind “The Garden Shed Pact” – and specifically, why there is a Funnel-web Spider on my writing desk. Who doesn’t hate spiders? Okay, don’t answer that … maybe I’m the freak, but spiders are […]

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