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    Fiction, “SCHOOL BUS”

    I have a story in ISSUE ONE of Last Exit. If you like creepy and unsettling, I’ll still warn you: it’s creepy and unsettling. Read my new story, School Bus, HERE.  …

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    Fiction, “HANDLEBARS”

    “Exciting and funny and horrific and smart and thought-provoking.” -Christopher James, editor of Jellyfish Review Do you have fond memories of college parties, trashcan punch and mildly offensive sex jokes about…

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    Poetry, “The Last Rites of Girls”

    Hello lovely! If you’re into poetry and girlhood and puberty and grief, check out The Last Rites of Girls in Issue 2 over at BendingGenres.com. You won’t regret it.  …

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    Prose Poetry, “What An Asshole”

    Paper Darts is an amazing literary magazine that features quirky stories and killer artwork, and I am so excited to announce they just published one of my pieces. For a good…

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    A poem for “those” moms

    School starts tomorrow, and the anxiety—like a late guest to a dinner party—just arrived. It is 3am and I have no power. But I can write. So to all you Autism…

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    11 Films That Should Have Been Books

    “The book was better.” Such an overused thread of words. So much so, now it’s common to assume all films birthed from books pale in comparison to their literary origins. Not…

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    The Fear of Writing Too Close for Comfort

    I’m in the middle of working on my second novel, a gritty tale of perverse friendship, stunted growth, and daddy issues. I’m madly in love with it but one thing—one damn so-freakin-cliche thing—continues…

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    A Writer’s Trust Revisited

    I’ve been here before. Writers, we all have. You’re completely submerged in your current WIP. You’re knee-deep in research, waist-deep in ideas, and neck-deep in a rough draft you’ve smiled at…

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    The Ghost of Prayer

    It’s funny. I chose science over God years ago, yet on nights like these—nights when my ten-year-old son, the one with an autism spectrum disorder, tells me 4thgrade is hard and the kids…

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    Dogs, Donuts, and PAWrental Shaming

    I actually wrote this a few month ago. Never published it cause I was embarrassed but F that. Lets do this. First off, I have done nothing wrong. So let me…

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    The Magic of Criticism

    Maybe I’m a masochist. Or maybe I just dedicated way too many years to standing on a stage in front of people who would inevitably judge me for wanting to be…

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    New Work in Progress…

    Currently working on my new novel. Super excited about this one. Funny. Edgy. Sexy. Endearing . . . It’s gonna be boss.…

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    Little by Little. . .

    Excerpt from novel #2. Elizabeth reflects on her father’s love. “My father has never hugged me. I’m almost twenty-three and my father has never hugged me. He’s touched me. Draped a wooden…