A Priest, a Rabbi, and a Reverend walk into an Atheist’s Bar

I’m very excited to have another short story published by Gravel, the online magazine from U Arkansas.

Please check out the story through this link!

As you may have guessed from the title, it’s a story about a priest, rabbi and reverend at an atheist’s bar.

“At the stony intersection of Flower and Cook Drive lies 100 meters of holy ground. The soil itself is not holy – the red clay of the region has no specific favorability with any deity – but the three buildings facing one another are considered holy by 10%, 30% and 60% of the town’s population, respectively.”

Strange coincidence: there is another writer with the same last name as me published in this issue. I’m not sure what that says about the writing community etc etc, but surely someone could draw a moral here.


My first real published piece!

Screen Shot 2015-10-04 at 5.14.10 pmAfter a very long hiatus from blogging, I am so excited that my first post back has some really good news. I’ve had my first short story published in a real live lit journal!

Check out the link here!

My story was published in a new literary journal called Pear Drop.  It’s a flash fiction piece (meaning you have to tell your story in under 500 words) and is actually the first story I’ve written that’s set in Australia. I guess after living here for almost 3 years, it’s about time.

I hope you enjoy!

This Just In from the Daily Prophet!

J.K. Rowling has released a new short story about one of our favorite wizards – Harry Potter. It is the first from her website pottermore.com that talks about Harry after the series’ ending.

While it’s not much more information, it is always fun to revisit the world Rowling created. And the memorable voice of Rita Skeeter is always good for a chuckle.

You can read the story on pottermore by signing in, or here without a login.

Suggested Author Blogs?

I recently came across a website / blog by author Max Barry about his writing, life, and publishing. It’s called He Writes Things. I thought it had a great mix of info for both his readers and other writers, and really enjoyed his sense of humor. Here’s one of his tweets:

My favorite part of Jury Duty: They said, “There’s a door marked STRICTLY NO ADMITTANCE. Ignore that. There’s coffee and cookies in there.”

I was hoping to find some more blogs like this. Any suggestions on cool author blogs?