I'm reading Undertow Publication's excellent anthology Year's Best Weird Fiction Volume Two. It was there I encountered the following sentence, the first in the story Loving Armageddon by Amanda C. Davis: She presses her cheek to the center of his chest, listening to the beat of his hand-grenade heart. Now. Here's why I think this is awesome. There's … Continue reading The Best First Sentence of the Year?
I happened to wander onto amazon.com today, and ended up buying books. These are books I've had in my cart for a while and for some reason it just felt like the right time to finally press "buy". Here they are, the books I'll be reading this summer. Annihilation by Jeff Vandermeer I recently read … Continue reading What I’ll Be Reading This Summer
I'm a fan of what is often called Weird Fiction. H. P. Lovecraft wrote weird, and China Miéville writes weird (get Perdido Street Station, it's awesome). What follows is a story of mine that can only be filed in the weird fiction category. I really should flesh the story out a little more and sell … Continue reading Weird Fiction