From the Archives: Warning: Grief Ahead

I've been blogging long enough that I can finally pull a few things from the archives. I'm reposting Warning: Grief Ahead from last December. I don't need to recount the brokenness of the world today, the mass shootings, the terrorism, the xenophobia, the sheer awfulness of the things humans do to each other. I can't … Continue reading From the Archives: Warning: Grief Ahead

H is for…History

In broad terms, I write what's known as speculative fiction. Basically, this is an umbrella term encompassing fantasy, science fiction, horror, or anything with elements of the supernatural. While a few of my short fiction pieces (especially the ones about adultery) are straight up "regular" fiction, most everything I write has some aspect of "but … Continue reading H is for…History

Why Is That Archivist Stealing My Pen? Libraries vs. Archives (Writers Doing Research)

The other day I had a behind-the-scenes tour of a large archives.  (Later I ate at a Kurdish restaurant - hence the pic.  I love food even more than I love research.)  We walked into one of the storage areas and it was like walking into the Hall of Prophecy at the Ministry of Magic. … Continue reading Why Is That Archivist Stealing My Pen? Libraries vs. Archives (Writers Doing Research)