Conversations With My Brain

ME: Ok, time to write!

BRAIN: No.

ME: What do you mean, no?  I have a short story first draft that needs finishing, and I have time to work on it.  Let’s do this thing!

BRAIN: No, I’d rather check Facebook again.

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Turning Personal Experience Into Fiction: “The Wounded House”

Black Static 20, which includes my story “The Wounded House,” is now out. I’m thrilled to be included in an awesome publication with awesome company, and it gives me a good excuse to babble about the story’s evolution. (For anyone planning to read the issue, I am obliged to warn that there are slight spoilers ahead for my story.)

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