More macabre flash to keep you creepy until Halloween. I wrote this one about a year ago, but it hasn't been published anywhere. * As You Sow, So Shall You Reap He was screaming when we buried him and he was still screaming when he dug himself up two days later. Now we have to... Continue Reading →
I have a new short story up at http://gloaminggap.com/2011/09/of-wolves-and-men/ It's just a simple story about a mother trying to teach her boys some important life lessons. Those lessons are very different in a town like Gloaming Gap. Check it out!
Picking up the Ghost has published! It's available from Amazon, Barnes & Noble and lots of other book sellers. It's written by Tone Milazzo, a man who, through a series of coincidences and misadventures, happens to be married to me. Of course, this in no way colors my glowing recommendation of his book. I'm not... Continue Reading →
Gloaming Gap is an online collaborative fiction project set in a fictional Pennsylvania town. It's super cool and I had a chance to contribute a story! Check it out here: http://www.gloaminggap.com/2011/05/clean-slate-by-melissa-milazzo/#more-229
My short story, "Sleepwalking," will be appearing in San Diego Writers, Ink Anthology Vol. 4, edited by Jericho Brown & Laurel Corona. I'll be attending a release party for the book this evening and I'm excited to see my work in print for the first time! Contributors to the anthology will be reading excerpts from... Continue Reading →
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I read the “Missed Connections” section of the local weekly. That’s where hipsters express their undying lust through cryptic messages featuring bar names, band names and clothing labels. Often I imagine one of the less detailed and more passionate entries is about me. “Beautiful Girl Downtown: I see you every day and hope that someday... Continue Reading →
My flash fiction, True Love, is in this month's issue of The Molotov Cocktail. Check it out here: http://themolotovcocktail.com/past-issues/vol-1-issue-16/truelove/
Me and Bigguy are in the truck. I like the truck because it goes fast. I stick my head out the window and the wind is in my fur and my teeth. I bark at the wind! Bigguy tells me, “Shut up.” Bigguy smells nervous. Maybe he is excited like me because we’re going to... Continue Reading →