Monthly Archives: May 2015

This week, we celebrated my parent’s 25th wedding anniversary. My siblings and I rallied our useless decorative skills to transform the dining room in my aunt’s house. We collected yards upon yards of gauzy tulle fabric, scavenged craft scores for … Continue reading

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I am a staunch believer that all great tales need a great monster. But not all monsters are created equal. There are ones with blood-slicked claws and paws, others with dopey personalities, others with sentient craftiness. My favorites are the … Continue reading

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I wish I was one of those writers who could work anywhere. Cafe, subway, outside… But I am a creature of habit (and night and chocolate and curmudgeoning), so my writing rituals revolve around landmarks. First, I need my keyboard … Continue reading

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The other day, my sister and I went out to celebrate the graduation of a dear friend. The bar, a speakeasy in Atlanta, has a lot of fantastical elements that made me think about the construction of a story. This … Continue reading

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Over the past year, I’ve done a lot of writing. Some of it good, a lot of it bad. I was handling the nausea-inducing stress of my first year of law school alongside a writing schedule that (in hindsight) was … Continue reading

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When I first read THE BRIDE OF DUSK AND GLASS’s blurb on Publishers Marketplace, my immediate thought was: “oooh! Hades and Persephone! Man, I could go for a pomegranate right now…” That got me thinking about all the food (mostly … Continue reading

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