Beards – Short Story

It’s the end of the day, but technically it’s still Friday, so here’s Friday’s short story, “Beards”. It’s not that good. I tried, though. Typo hunters, welcome. Beards  Some men have beards. Some people say every man should have a beard. This is obviously not true because some people don’t have beards. However, maybe most… Continue reading Beards – Short Story

I Got Accepted Into An MFA Program for Creative Writing

Today’s post is super late! That’s because I’ve been having discussions with myself, friends, and directors of MFA programs. I got accepted into an MFA program and I’m still figuring out the details, but I’m excited. It’s Lindenwood University’s MFA program in Writing. I’ve been talking to program directors for a couple of days, thinking… Continue reading I Got Accepted Into An MFA Program for Creative Writing

Equipment Test! Episode 9 – Reading List, and Books That Helped Me With My Writing

In case you missed it, the newest episode of my podcast, Equipment Test! came out over the weekend. So, yes, I AM still recording this podcast in which I just recap my blog posts every weekend. Yes, I still shut myself in my bedroom so my roommate doesn’t hear while I record it, and yes,… Continue reading Equipment Test! Episode 9 – Reading List, and Books That Helped Me With My Writing

I’m Reading The Best American Short Stories 2021

I used to read The Best American Short Stories pretty regularly ever since I started studying creative writing. Somehow I sort of fell off the wagon for the last few years, though. I haven’t read since Roxane Gay was the guest editor for the 2018 edition. Well, I’m catching up. I’m starting with the newest… Continue reading I’m Reading The Best American Short Stories 2021

Replacement Parts – Short Story

I hope you like this week’s short story, “Replacement Parts”. Typo hunters are welcome. If you like this story, check out my other short stories that I post on Fridays. You can also buy my fiction collection, Crushes, if you’re into that. Replacement Parts I dropped the fifty on the white countertop and eyed how… Continue reading Replacement Parts – Short Story

I’m Reading The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich

Yesterday, I finished up Less by Andrew Sean Greer, so I started my next audiobook. Today’s task is to get as finished with The Night Watchman as I can. I’ve got a lot of books to get through that I’ve acquired over some time. I don’t really like to write actual reviews of books anymore,… Continue reading I’m Reading The Night Watchman by Louise Erdrich