“The Nearest Thing”
When it rains, it pours! I have a second short story out this month. “The Nearest Thing” is an A.I./corporate shenanigans story, with some characters I can definitely see myself revisiting someday, and a corporation I hope I never visit (but, like many writers with day jobs, probably already have).…
“Souvenir”
It’s really handy that things tend to go up early in the week, when my body is still hung over from a weekend of binging on writing and movies. (As usual, I regret nothing, except that I watch movies all weekend and then somehow can’t bring myself to blog them the next day, though to be fair, I was watching “The Avengers” with Ralph Fiennes and Uma Thurman, again, and that tends to take the wind out of one’s sails about blogging or anything else because the secondhand embarrassment is so vioetn and overwhelming.…
Weird Tales, Savage Beauty
I have an article in the latest issue of Weird Tales! “A Sweet Disorder in the Dress” talks about Alexander McQueen and the surreal, subversive narratives he made with fashion throughout his career. Fashion is a remarkable, flawed, Byzantine industry that sometimes seems like a group of really well-dressed wizards locked in a tower trying to decide what bizarre trend they can start next.…