Month: December 2013

In which I write inadequately and at some length about the wounds imagination leaves behind

I recently read Neil Gaiman’s latest novel, The Ocean at the End of the Lane (in the beautiful Subterranean Press signed, limited edition, pictured here in its case. A birthday present for me.) As many reviewers have noted, and as his wife has explained,…

The Dentist’s Apprentice

My children’s story The Dentist’s Apprentice is available now from the Winter 2013 issue of Spellbound magazine. I wrote it almost by accident. A couple of sentences came to me over a year ago, and I liked them. Months later, I wrote a few…