A Journal Retrospective: Notes On A Dystopian Speculative Fiction Idea

Going through my old journals, I sometimes come across old story ideas that look like I wrote them late at night in a crazed state of sleep deprivation. “They” represents the government/society, I think? Here is one such example: “ Breeders Based on the date, I can only assume I came up with this ideaContinue reading “A Journal Retrospective: Notes On A Dystopian Speculative Fiction Idea”

Book Review: Trajelon By Alyssa Marie Bethancourt

Disclaimer: I received a copy of Trajelon in exchange for a review. While I attempt to keep my reviews as fair and unbiased as possible, it is important to note that I received this copy as a gift and read it in two sittings while traveling to/from Seattle while planning our upcoming move. Also, IContinue reading “Book Review: Trajelon By Alyssa Marie Bethancourt”

Short Story: Aquarium

This experimental short has been rejected by a few different magazines at this point, so I’m going to go ahead and post it here. “Why? Why do you let us go on doing such horrible atrocities to each other?! We commit genocide! We destroy the most precious of creations! The very God you serve gaveContinue reading “Short Story: Aquarium”

Excerpt from “Black Swan Hunting”

Content Warning: this story alludes to spousal abuse and the assumed death/suicide of a distraught woman. I’ve been working on a writing project idea for a murder mystery with lots of twists and turns. Just what everyone needs, right? I love murder mysteries that involve birds – I’ve been writing them since I was 8…Continue reading “Excerpt from “Black Swan Hunting””