“In Fairness to the Fair Folk,” The Arcanist, Dec 2018.
When your village burns down, it’s easy to blame the fae (flash, fantasy).
“What’s Criminal,” Breath & Shadow, Jan 2019.
A former orphan kidnaps a kid from a Dickensian museum (flash, suspense).
“For the Feather Dusters,” Hides the Dark Tower (anthology), Pole to Pole Publishing, Sep 2015.
In a tall tower, a recluse contemplates a love note from a young idealist in whom he has no interest. Perhaps it will be easiest to ignore it entirely — an option eliminated by the arrival of the writer herself (Flash, drama).
“The Good Will,” Not All Monsters (Stoker-Award-nominated anthology), Rooster Republic Press, Oct 2020.
When she dies, a woman arrives at the Good Will — a place where she wears her soul as a quilt around her shoulders, and is guided by dress-form gods (Short story, speculative horror).
“Good Boy Anyway,” The Lost Librarian’s Grave (anthology), Redwood Press, October 2021.
A man can have no secrets from a bride gone up to Heaven. For his misdeeds, a grave-digger in Victorian London is haunted by his recently deceased wife (Short story, Gothic horror).
“After the Apples*,” In Somnio (anthology), Tenebrous Press, November 2021, print.
A young kit and her mother are living in the aftermath of terrible tragedy–the day when Father turned “rapid” and attacked. Fermenting apples from a nearby farm take some of the mother’s pain away–but they take some of the daughter’s trust away, too (Short story, Gothic fable).
*While we wait for “After the Apples,” interested folks can read an interview on inspirations, AND listen to me read some of it in my enchanted office, here.)