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House Guests to be in FOLIO

My story “House Guests” will be in Folio‘s upcoming Spring 2020 issue!

Looking forward to it.

It got bears and wolves and all kinds of animals in it!

Nominations – The Saran Wrappers

Thanks to Kevin Brennan at The Disappointed Housewife for nominating my story, “The Saran Wrappers” for…

The Best Small Fictions 2020

The Pushcart Prize 2020

Of course it’s not just me. There are other writers as well on the list.

Check it out for yourself!

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Future Story @ Cream City Review

My story “Snowflakes Bouncing for Gold” will be coming out at Cream City Review!

It’s an office story.

The original title was: Tiny Little Snowflakes Bouncing For Gold. It was changed of course. However, I can’t take all the credit for it. The movie, “Balls of Fury” was the inspiration – a 2007 American sports comedy film on ping pong. My favorite part was when the Reagans were filmed “watching” the ping pong match at The White House: “Tiny balls, bouncing for gold.”

Hilarious. Gets me every time.

“Seashells” up at Orca Lit

My story “Seashells” is up at Orca Lit.

Orca Lit is a great new magazine!

They’re also starting Literary-Speculative issues. Cool cool cool!

Best Microfiction Anthology 2019

2019 Best Microfiction Anthology 2019 is up and available!!! My story, Princesses is in it as well as 88 other fabulous writers and their stories.

Hospitality up at Litro NY

A new story is up on Litro NY. Check it out: Hospitality

Saran Wrappers at The Disappointed Housewife

Kevin Brennan allowed my Saran Wrapper girls do their thang over at The Disappointed Housewife.

Read it. Enjoy it.

It’s a place “for “high risk” writing, fresh, creative, experimental, idiosyncratic, idiomatic, iconoclastic writing.” He says, “Writers should be allowed to have their quirks.”

Nice of him.

Mikrokosmos Journal Issue 15

mojo is up and I’m in it: Aquarium.
Thanks to Mariah Perkins, Aaron Rodriguez and Becca Yenser and the rest of the editors for their hard work in creating the issue.

 

Princesses

Synaesthesia Magazine has recently celebrated their 20th issue and I’m in it!

Thanks to The Synaesthesia Team for allowing “Princesses” to shine. Also a shout out to Nicola Robson (Instagram: @nmr_illustrations) for her clever illustration on my story.

New Fiction Up

Thanks to Steve Himmer at Necessary Fiction for posting my story, “The Baby Makers.”

Inspiration: Babyland General Hospital in Cleveland Georgia.

Thanks to Christine Butterworth-McDermott and M. Brett Gaffney at Gingerbread House for showcasing: “Lambs.”

Inspiration: Marriage. At what age are young people ready for the responsibilities of marriage?

Thanks to Benjamin Woodard at Atlas and Alice for letting “The Trampoline Sissies” shine.

Inspiration: Wishing and hoping people cultivate forgiveness.