February 14, 2018
a red envelope and a stack of wooden blocks that read love

“The Red Envelope” Published on Lit Up/Medium

Happy Valentine’s Day! My Valentine themed flash fiction story, “The Red Envelope” is up at Lit Up/Medium.

An excerpt from the beginning:

“Don’t cry, love. Enough tears have watered the flowers on my grave. It pleases me to see you, but isn’t there somewhere else you’d rather be on Valentine’s Day? …”

February 21, 2017

“Forestborn” Published in Gamut

My story “Forestborn” has been published in the second issue of Gamut. If you have a subscription, I’d love for you to read it.

This is my first pro sale!

Subscriptions and single issues available at: http://www.gamut.online/memberships

“I am forestborn,” the girl with a wild bird’s nest for hair said to me. “I can’t live in houses.”

February 17, 2016

“Curse Upon a Star” Published in The Molotov Cocktail

My story, “Curse Upon a Star,” is now up at The Molotov Cocktail.


This story got a “close but no cigar” mention in their recent flash fiction contest (Flash Phenom), and upon resubmitting, was accepted for a regular issue.

“Night after night, Ida dreams of bones. They’re snow-white and perfect with a sheen like milk teeth.”

October 31, 2015

“Natural Enemies” Published in Seven Deadly Sins Vol 2: Sloth

My story “Natural Enemies” has been published in Seven Deadly Sins Vol 2: Sloth.

The anthology is available for purchase on Amazon (regional links listed here).

All proceeds go to the charity First Book!

Tagline: “Zombies aren’t the only thing wanting to eat you in the woods, but no one believes a teenager…”

July 16, 2015

Goodbye, Sunshine

My story, “Goodbye, Sunshine,” won first place in Molotov Cocktail’s Flash Fury Contest!

I am honestly stunned. Thank you, Editor Josh Goller and co-judge(s) for loving this unsettling piece of writing.

Other prize winners are: Lisa Fagaly with “Cloud Rage” (second place) and Layla Al-Bedawi with “Midgut Rock” (third place). Honorable Mentions (4th to 10th place): Fred Senese, Melissa Monks, Lindsay Dick, Heidi Sterling, Joseph Grantham, Kyle Yadlowski, and Holly Collingwood.

Check out the Flash Fury mega issue with all ten stories here: