Hi! I used to blog semi-regularly, but that fell by the wayside when I started writing fiction. My published short stories are listed below, and you can find my old (and very occasional new) blog posts here.
“So, One of Those Tiny Alien Spaceships Has Flown Into Your House. Now What?” at Nature, November 2018.
“Bar Scenes with Time and Entropy” in text and audio (read by Alethea Kontis) at Intergalactic Medicine Show, August 2018 (paywalled).
“The Shadow Over My Dorm Room”, in The Cackle of Cthulhu, Baen, January 2018
Noteworthy Customer Service Interactions, Example 12: Mendoza and Squeakybuns. A short story in Mothership Zeta, November 2016. (The text isn’t available for free online, but you can listen to an audio version at the Toasted Cake podcast, read by Tina Connolly.
Some Things I Probably Should Have Mentioned Earlier. A short story in Mothership Zeta, May 2016. (The text isn’t available for free online, but you can listen to an audio version at the StarShipSofa podcast, read by Summer Brooks). Also in Flame Tree Studio’s Alien Invasion Short Stories anthology, May 2018. And another audio version, read by me, at Escape Pod, October 2018.
A Dozen Frogs, a Bakery, and a Thing That Didn’t Happen. A short story on Daily Science Fiction, October 2015.
In the End, You Get Clarity. A short story in the Unidentified Funny Objects 4 anthology, October 2015. (Not available for free online, but you can find the anthology at amazon.com).
I am Graalnak of the Vroon Empire, Destroyer of Galaxies, Supreme Overlord of the Planet Earth. Ask Me Anything. A short story on Flash Fiction Online, April 2015. There’s also an audio version available from amazon.com or audible.com (those are the same recording, but the prices may be different, and at various times Amazon Prime or Audible members have been able to download one or the other for free).
Why I Hate Zombie Unicorns, a short story in Shimmer, July 2014. There are two audio versions availble: one read by Renée Chambliss at The Drabblecast, January 2015 (the story starts at about the 4:50 mark) and one read by Alexis Goble at Cast of Wonders, July 2017 (the story starts at around the 18:30 mark).
The artwork was made by David Flett for The Drabblecast, and it’s one of my favorite things ever.
I’ve Been Told My LOLCat Captions Are Too Wordy, a list of overly-wordy LOLCat captions at McSweeney’s.
I also have some other blog-type things:
Things I Found In My Cat’s Water Bowl, a tumblr of–well, actually, it’s pretty self-explanatory. I last updated it in December 2013, but I have a bunch of pictures on my phone that I plan to add to it Real Soon Now.
My Depressing Cat Blog. The last couple weeks in the life of my 16-year-old cat Holly, who died in 2012.