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!
Hey, there! I discovered a thing about myself that I find kinda cool. Because I’ve only a few years under my belt as an author, I’m still learning what my process is after finishing a novel. And guess what? It seems I really like writing short stories in between larger projects. I had to ditch … More The Space Opera Libretti call for submissions got me writing again!
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.
So I’m pretty stoked. Last December I submitted a short story called The Hilltop Gathering to the We Shall Be Monsters anthology call-for-submissions. What really appealed to me about this project was how authors were invited to write stories that explored disability. As a disabled person, this simply delighted me. For the first time since I … More Anthology Kickstarter: We Shall Be Monsters (Or, as I call it: The Frankenthology)
In January 2017, I decided to take my first real stab at writing short stories. I came up with The Eclectic Collective from the Galaxy with No Name, and shockingly to me, who loves her 120,000-word projects, I found writing under the ceiling of a shorter word count a lot of fun! Fast forward to March 2017. Fellow … More I’ll be in Alice Unbound!