Deep-Sea Metafiction

I was looking through lit journal submission openings, trying to find a home for a different piece (which is still sleeping in doorways at the moment) when I came across Riddled With Arrows and saw that they were looking for stories that were also metafictions. It was then that I recalled “Deep-Sea Metafiction,” a story…

Attempted Horror: 1996

I wrote my first horror story when I was 13 or 14 years old. I loved the genre, despite the fact that, being raised by Christian parents who obsessed about secular media consumption, I had never seen an actual horror film. I wasn’t even allowed to read Goosebumps novels for Christ’s sake. And we never…