So, the final ballot for the Prix Aurora Awards was just released. Although my individual short stories didn’t make it into the Short Fiction category, We Shall Be Monsters (edited by Derek Newman-Stille and published by Renaissance) is nominated for Best Related Work! This is pretty awesome because my story, The Hilltop Gathering, is in … More Holy Aurora! I’ve some Franken-news!
Squee! I’ve been waiting for this Frankenthology all year and it’s aliiiiive! We Shall Be Monsters, edited by Derek Newman-Stille and published by Renaissance, is a collection of short fiction inspired by Mary Shelley’s 1818 version of Frankenstein. My short story, The Hilltop Gathering, appears in this anthology. I’m so thrilled it got accepted because it’s my first published … More We Shall Be Monsters is now available!
Okay, it’s a billionty degrees, and I’m holed up on staycation, but I’m dedicated to completing all twelve of author ‘Nathan Bourgoine’s 2018 Flash Fiction monthly challenges. The location is in or on a dam, and the object is a typewriter. I almost died when I saw the genre: Mystery. Yipes. That’s the hardest for … More I suck at Mystery. Dam it.
I have done the thing that I swore I’d never do—I’m actively working on several books at once. Gone are my linear days, it seems. But: EVERYTHING’S FINE! I think. My mind is somehow keeping up with these multiple projects. First, there’s Life in Another ’Cosm: Jinny from the Blog, the second book in the ’Cosm series. … More Help, help, I can’t stop writing!
Some people can write a tome and not really tell a decent story, but then authors like ’Nathan Bourgoine can create an entire lifetime—or two—in a short work of fiction that cuts right to the soul. In Memoriam follows the story of James, an editor who has just been given a diagnosis that will debilitate and … More In Memoriam: A lifetime or two within a short story