I’ve been very quiet here of late. A lot has happened in the United States (and in my personal life) since I last posted an update. If you are an American with a uterus or once had a uterus or are trans or queer, you probably know what I am talking about. If you’re an American at all, you should know what I’m talking about. The Supreme Court’s overturning of a 50 year old precedence affects over half our population, and most of us are absolutely terrified about what’s going to happen next.
So, to bring a little light to my own life (and yours, maybe), I’m delighted to say I have a new story out in this month’s issue of Etherea Magazine. I am so grateful to Aidan Wilson, the editor, for accepting a third story of mine to publish in his fantastic magazine. “Print a Soul in Six Easy Steps: A Primer by Clover Silverbrook” is one of the most moving pieces I have ever written. I actually teared up a bit the last time I revised it before it was accepted. It also was rejected around 26 times before Etherea said yes. It’s just another reminder to all you writers: DON’T SELF REJECT. Eventually, your story will find a home if you believe in it enough.
Also, I received an acceptance this morning on a flash piece I wrote recently. I can’t say much more than that, but this week — hell, this month — has been a rollercoaster for many reasons, and I will take all the good I can get right now. I will announce when the next story is out in the world, hopefully very soon.
As always, thanks for supporting me.
And thanks for reading.
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