Publications: 1
Submissions: 4
Acceptances: 0
Rejections: 3
Projects currently in circulation: 5


  • The short story “A Great and Terrible Hunger,” originally published in the anthology Madness on the Orient Express (Chaosium, 2014) was published in the reprint anthology Killing It Softly 2, a collection of dark fiction by women writers.
  • Wrote and posted several new pieces of Halloween micropoetry.  (These are technically publications, but they’re not counted in the summary above.)


  • Submitted a flash fiction story written in August to market #3
  • Submitted the same flash fiction story to market #4
  • Submitted a Very Odd Short Story to market #7
  • Submitted a poem to a print/online magazine

Rejections: 3

  • The flash fiction story mentioned above was declined by markets #3 and #4.
  • The Very Odd Short Story was declined by market #7.

Work in progress:

  • Draft Zero of a historical fantasy novel.
  • Waiting for copyediting notes on “Living Memory,” a short story written for a shared-world anthology

Writing related:

  • Worked on content for a Patreon account
  • Attended the RI Children’s Book Festival in Providence
  • Attended Merrimack Valley Halloween Book Festival in northern Massachusetts

Books read:

  • The Rules of Magic by Alice Hoffman
  • A Properly Unhaunted Place by William Alexander
  • Mrs. Pollifax and the China Station by Dorothy Gilman
  • Chasing Shakespeare by Sarah Smith
  • The Other Side of Dark by Sarah Smith

Books reading:

  • The Elizabethan Secret Services by Alan Haynes
  • Patronage, Culture and Power: The Early Cecils 1558-1612 edited by Pauline Croft