Sunday recs

Here are three stories I’ve read and enjoyed recently: Selkie Stories Are for Losers, by Sofia Samatar: a gorgeous contemporary take on selkies. The Flying Woman, by Meghan McCarron: a delightful atmosphere, an aching and haunting story. And Their Lips Rang with the Sun, by Amal El-Mohtar: a lovely, poetic piece, strange in a good […]


Some links for this cold Sunday! Story rec: * Go and read Carmen Maria Machado’s amazing story Inventory at Strange Horizons. Note: it’s somewhat sexually explicit, just in case you want to read it at work or something. 😀 But a wonderful, gripping story. Stuff I’ve been meaning to link for the past age: * […]


Lately I’ve been remembering my dreams quite vividly. They’ve been strange and powerful dreams, too, some of them. Those often tend to turn into poetry or inspire stories, if they’re adventure dreams. My latest dreams have been poetry inspiration. I’ll have to see if I can get the very latest (today’s) into a good enough […]

Poetry experiment

Am on sick leave today because the wretched remnants of illness still lingered this morning. My New Year’s Eve was spent with a fever; I was so out of it that I was extremely content to be alone, and toasted the new year with a cup of peppermint tea. I’ve been under the weather ever […]