You can check out my review in The Future Fire Magazine here. If you are interested in how we lie to ourselves and what haunts us as we move through our environmental future, you'll want to pick up this issue!
Tangela Williams-Spann Tangela Williams-Spann is a mental health and wellness blogger as well as the mother of an autistic person. She has worked in special education for over fifteen years and is currently completing coursework towards a Master's degree in Special Education at Grand Canyon University. She began writing poems and short stories in elementary … Continue reading Tangela Williams-Spann
Over at The Future Fire Magazine, my review of the Spring Issue of an online magazine, The Café Irreal is live. I hope you'll check out all of it - the review and both magazines. Both magazines do an excellent job at providing a space for unusual voices and art. They do good work! http://reviews.futurefire.net/2021/06/cafe-irreal-78.html
The Necessity of Stars by E. Catherine Tobler is a novella in the upcoming 2021 Neon Hemlock Novella Series. I know Tobler best from her editorial work at Shimmer Magazine, and oh! how those stories she gathered glimmered and glowed. This novella felt like a continuation of that wild wonder. Necessity of Stars, cover by … Continue reading The Necessity of Stars & The Bletted Woman
Ooh, I've been waiting to share this news with you for so long! Issue Six of Frozen Wavelets has my little flash story about prayer and revenge. This tale rushed out of me like a long-held breath after I'd been working and chewing on a completely different ibis idea. Writing brains are weird beasts, I'll … Continue reading New Story is Out!
This is going to be a little different from my usual comparative reviews because I found a novella and a videogame that both made me feel the same inside! Spiritfarer by ThunderLotus Games Spiritfarer by ThunderLotus Games is a cozy management game that just happens to be about reminiscing before dying. Your character, Stella, gives … Continue reading Spiritfarer and The Empress of Fortune and Salt
Recently, I read and loved All the Whys of Delilah's Demise by Neve Maslakovic. I was struck by the genre blending and the dark turn at the end (no spoilers, but !), and wanted to hear more about this wonderful alchemical mixture of mystery and SFFH. She agreed to lay out how it worked for … Continue reading Guest Post by Neve Maslakovic
The Poet X cover The Poet X is an award-winning YA novel in verse by Elizabeth Acevedo. It’s told by Xiomara, a young girl from a strict Catholic family making her way through all the feelings and fears that go along with growing up. “…she better not hear about me hanging out like a wet … Continue reading Two YA Novels-in-Verse
Hey, I had FIVE original stories published in 2020! That makes me eligible for cool awards. Awesome! The Third Angel PouredThe Future Fire, Jan 2020 Public ServiceDaily Science Fiction, July 21, 2020 The LonelyPsychopomp Magazine, Fall 2020 Temple of the EndlingsBards & Sages Quarterly, October 2020 Jewel of the SeaStories for the Thoughtful Young anthology, … Continue reading 2020 Awards Eligibility Post
Look! My name is on the cover! My story, Temple of the Endlings, was written pre-pandemic, but it addresses a lot of the feelings we're grappling with as the death toll mounts and we feel lost and alone, and our prayers feel unanswered. Thanks for reading!