A Little Bit of Smut

Apparently I have sold two other stories. The ink has maybe kind of dried on the contract, so I’ll just babble about them. I originally wrote the two stories for a colleague. He wanted to start some kind of electronic zine, and I said I’d write some stories for him. I wrote the pieces butContinue reading “A Little Bit of Smut”

That unfortunate moment when . . .

. . . you are neck deep in a longer work of fiction, and a short story from months ago decides to show up and demand attention. (Of course this story couldn’t have shown up when I was actively working on it. Why would it do that.)

Whose Skin Am I In

I love first person present tense. For me it’s the most demanding of any point of view and tense, because it requires the utmost discipline and agility to work effectively. There are plenty of utilitarian examples of first person present tense. The one which springs readily to my mind is The Hunger Games. It was first person presentContinue reading “Whose Skin Am I In”