Excerpt from upcoming story, “The Shadow Lady of Docktown”

I am pleased to have a short story in the forthcoming anthology Thrilling Adventure Yarns 2 from Crazy 8 Press. It's a collection of pulp-inspired stories from some seriously talented authors. The Kickstarter campaign can be found here. Below is an excerpt from my fantasy noir story to whet your appetite (and hopefully convince you … Continue reading Excerpt from upcoming story, “The Shadow Lady of Docktown”

Shore Leave 2019 Schedule

Ahoy folks! Shore Leave is upon us yet again, and I'm extremely excited to have been assigned to an amazing lineup of panels and workshops over the course of the weekend. The convention runs July 12-14 at the Hunt Valley Inn in Baltimore, Maryland. Here's where you can find me, and hope to see you … Continue reading Shore Leave 2019 Schedule

Scripting a Dream: Authorship as Language

"Are you dreaming in their language?" A line from the recent science fiction film Arrival, starring Amy Adams and Jeremy Renner who play a linguist and a mathematician tasked with communicating with alien visitors. The two discuss how dreaming in a language denotes that a special line of language acquisition has been crossed--the subconscious is now expressing itself … Continue reading Scripting a Dream: Authorship as Language