That thing, when you take a moment to reflect on a challenging 12 months, then realize something amazing. While I had to deal with complications from my disability and other tough situations during the last 12 months, other stuff happened as well. Awesome stuff. So, it’s with delight that I get to announce that 2018 was … More Hey, wait a sec, 2018 was a great year!
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)