Tag Archives: Behind the Story

Behind “Something in the Water”

When my kid was a toddler, we spent hours and hours in the Academy of Sciences while it was exiled from Golden Gate Park. The museum was temporarily housed in a big warehouse south of Market Street, where I could … Continue reading

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Behind “Still Life with Shattered Glass”

After I graduated from the University of Michigan, I got my first grownup job as the Undergraduate Secretary in the English Department.  It turned out to be a hell job that had burned out the last several women who’d held … Continue reading

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Behind “Elle a Vu un Loup”

My story “Elle a Vu un Loup” appeared in Weirdbook #40 at the end of last year. In the story, Alondra DeCourval travels to Mackinac Island to face a monster that has terrorized the close-knit community. You can check out … Continue reading

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Behind “The Arms Dealer’s Daughter”

My story “The Arms Dealer’s Daughter” appears in the electronic edition of the new issue of Space and Time magazine. It’s a bonus story for those who read the ebook, since it doesn’t appear in the print edition. “The Arms … Continue reading

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Behind “Sakura Time”

The original story about Alondra DeCourval in Japan (The Fox & the Foreigner) was meant to stand alone. Then the second time Mason and I went to Japan, we met a spectrum of Japanese artists who made dolls – some … Continue reading

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