After months of fear & anticipation, The Rampant has finally arrived! I knew what I wanted to write from the beginning, but it took a few years of abandonment in a darkened electronic drawer, before I found it ready for completion. Writing for me is like that: fermenting, disassembling, pickling, buffing, and finally burial with a moldy wet sock.
I’m thrilled at how well it’s been received. It’s gotten lovely reviews from Publishers Weekly and the Book Smugglers. And the early reader reviews on Amazon and Goodreads include some really kind words.
If you haven’t had a chance to … Read more Read more
Beware the Sumerian Rapture! The Rampant is officially out in the world! And I’m thrilled. Queer girls trying to save humanity by kicking off the end of the world? What’s not to like?!
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What the heck do others have to say, you ask? Well…Okay then…
“This clever and surprisingly fun take on the rapture is the perfect theological horror story.” — Publishers Weekly
“Day perfectly balances dark and light in The Rampant, and offers up a fresh take on apocalyptic fiction that draws on ancient mythology and literature to create something that feels completely original … Read more Read more
I write far more short fiction than I publish. And what I publish often takes a few years of fermentation before it reaches final form. Writing, for me, starts not with a character or a plot but with something far more elemental–a feeling juxapositioned against an image or moment. Unfortunately, it takes awhile to discover the landscape of these places that my imagination throws out.
“City Magic” is my shortest published piece. It started in the regular fashion, as a moment in the woods and two characters I didn’t yet know, but as I kept trying to form that moment … Read more Read more