2021 Year in Review … in review

Way, way back on December 24th, I wrote my 2021 Awards Eligibility and Year in Review post, assuming that the year was, well, over. What a difference a week makes. Since I wrote that post, I’ve had four more acceptances and two more publications.

That means I already have 19 stories lined up for publication in 2022, and the year hasn’t even started yet.

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2021 Awards Eligibility and Year in Review

2021 was a crazy productive year for me, writing-wise. In my first full year as a short story author, I published over 20 short stories, as well as a dozen drabbles and a half-dozen podcast audio dramas.

If you’re nominating for any of the major horror, sci-fi, or other awards out there (Hugo, Nebula, Stoker, Astounding, etc.), please consider giving some of these stories a read.

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“Blame” accepted by The Dread Machine

My short techno-horror story Blame has been accepted by The Dread Machine. It’s a “found footage” horror story about a strange incident at a technology company, told through a mixture of emails, chat logs, terminal commands, git commits, computer code, audio transcripts, Reddit threads, JIRA tickets, door entry logs … even a Walmart receipt. I can’t think of a better home for it than The Dread Machine.