Back in late October, I began a story here on Litterfall, "An Expected Chill." Set in the near future in Portland, Oregon, the story played off the oppressive political atmosphere of the time (an atmosphere that obviously remains to this day), as well as some of the housing issues that currently plague my hometown. It … Continue reading An Expected Chill: Full Story Now Available
Back when I started this blog, last August, I came to it with a bevy of ideas and inspiration, with some grand plans, and with a commitment to update weekly, regularly, to better build an audience and an expectation of regular content. For awhile, I maintained that plan, and I worked toward a long series … Continue reading Mea Culpa
Needing a walk, he shrugged a heavy flannel button down over his undershirt, then took his winter coat off the rack and added it over the top. He slipped a pen in his pocket—always ready—grabbed his keys and opened the front door to the dark night outside, wet and cold and just past the throes … Continue reading A Moment of Nothing
Apologies, everyone. Due to a busy life, I'm taking a small break from the blog. I will try to provide a short update in the next week or so, then will be back with new posts in the new year. Happy holidays!
Editor's Note: As I continue to work to balance my personal life, my day job, Into the Ruins, Figuration Press, this blog, and my other writing desires, I am finding that keeping this blog going with a significant new post every week may be a bit more than I can handle. Moving forward, it's likely that I'll … Continue reading Disquieting Vistas