I’m Reading Everywhere You Don’t Belong by Gabriel Bump

This week, I used an Audible credit and got the audiobook of Everywhere You Don’t Belong by Gabriel Bump. So, once again, I’m being read to this week as I go throughout my day. I’m almost half finished with it. This might be one that I also buy the print copy of, because there are… Continue reading I’m Reading Everywhere You Don’t Belong by Gabriel Bump

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

Books That Helped Me With My Writing

Last week, I applied to several low-residency MFA programs. While I’d LOVE to get accepted into one of those programs, I’m trying to remember that there are other ways to learn about writing literary fiction, too. The chances of getting accepted into an MFA program seem like they’re getting lower and lower these days, even… Continue reading Books That Helped Me With My Writing

Binoculars – Short Story

Here is my short story for today’s Friday Fiction post – “Binoculars”. Typo hunters, welcome. If you like my work, check out my fiction collection, Crushes. Binoculars  I liked his binoculars hanging down his back. One of the eye pieces was missing a cap. I touched the cold dark green metal and told him I… Continue reading Binoculars – Short Story