Despite an Exploding Stress-brain, It’s Been a Good Week!

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Work is driving me mad at the moment, non-writing, non-family work. In that I am like ninety-plus percent of the planet. So complaints end here. After all, the writing and the family and, yes, all those people I call friends, add up to one weighty package of awesome. And it really has been a surprisingly good week.

First on the list: accolades! My Paris-gargoyle-suicide story, “Finding Your Way to the Coast” was selected by guest editor, Gina Oschner, for the fifth-anniversary, best-of issue of A cappella Zoo. Totally unexpected. I read the email in a local and crowded … Read more

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Greetings from the Other Side of the Screen

Welcome to my sandbox. This is the blog of me, Julie C. Day. It is full of cobwebs and dust bunnies and the occasional glimmer of activity. Today it has this dazzling new book jacket. My story “Pretty Little Boxes” is part of Resurrection House’s anthology XIII. I can’t believe the amazing company my story is keeping!

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“The Church of Forgotten Gods” — A cappella Zoo (January 2015)

My story “The Church of Forgotten Gods” was published in the January 2015 issue of A cappella Zoo.

First Line: Lehia’s skin glowed like copper-tainted gold, the campfire re-forming her rounded face in a series of shadow masks, transforming her more completely than any Halloween mask or costume in the annual school play. 

Buy a copy of A cappella Zoo, the slipstream and magical realism print magazine where “The Church of Forgotten Gods” appeared (Issue 14): http://www.acappellazoo.com/order

Cover Art: Inappropriate Fear by Julian Kimmings

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