New Short Story

I am happy to announce my story “Mother Sylvia” will appear in the forthcoming Nightscript V from Chthonic Matter. As a reader, the annual October release of this excellent collection of strange tales is one of the highlights of my year. As a writer, I’m delighted to have a second story included in the pages of …

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Twice-Told: A Collection of Doubles

Last Saturday, 2/2, was release day for Twice-Told: A Collection of Doubles, edited by CM Muller (Nightscript, Hidden Folk). I am both proud and thrilled to have my story "Zwilligslied" included in this amazing line-up. "Twice-Told: A Collection of Doubles contains 22 unique visions of the "double-goer" (i.e. doppelgänger), with stories by Tim Jeffreys, Clint Smith, …

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New Short Story

I am honored and thrilled to have a new short story, "Zwillingslied," included in this amazing lineup, announced today by editor C.M. Muller. Twice-Told: A Collection of Doubles Table of Contents: “The Last Salvador” — Tim Jeffreys “Details Which Would Otherwise Be Lost to Shadow” — Clint Smith “Zwillingslied” — Patricia Lillie “Static” — Chris …

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Fiction Fragments: Patricia Lillie

Hey! Today I’m over on Girl Meets Monster for Fiction Fragment Friday!

Girl Meets Monster

Lillie_hatLast week, horror writer Lynn Hortel stopped by to share her fragment and talk about the things that sometimes prevent us from finishing a writing project. This week, my friend and fellow Seton Hill alum, Patricia Lillie is here at Girl Meets Monster. Two weekends ago, I had the pleasure of catching up with Patricia at our MFA in Writing Popular Fiction alumni weekend. I hadn’t seen Patricia in a few years and our visit, however brief, was long overdue. You just don’t realize how much you miss someone until you see them and get a chance to remember why you love them so much. We stayed up WAY too late talking about financial troubles, our favorite beers, traveling abroad, life goals and how they change in middle-age, and, of course, writing. I hope I have a chance to catch up with Patricia again soon.

Patricia Lillie grew up in a…

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“A Lineage of Shadows”

Scott Nicolay‘s podcast The Outer Dark features an excellent interview with Nightscript editor CM Muller. In the final segment (last half-hour-ish), Scott is joined by reviewer Justin Steele, and they say wonderful things about the volume—including some kind words for my contribution, “The Cuckoo Girls.” (I think C.M. should be particularly proud to have Nightscript called a “spiritual successor” to …

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