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Writing in Progress

Name:
J. T. Glover
External Services:
Writer, reader, librarian, dabbler in the visual arts. Much of my work falls under the umbrella of speculative fiction, often with a dark edge. I count authors from inside and outside genre among my literary influences.

Contact: ljusername [at) gmail dot theusualdomain

Publications

2010
"Waning Moon," Paper Fruit, January 13.

2009
"Waiting, Just Underneath," Dark Recesses, November 29.
"Subtergenesis," Everyday Fiction, July 4.
"Scales From His Eyes," Underground Voices, June.

2008
"The Doubtful Wonderland," The Willows, July/August.
"Aryan Elves and Damsels Distressed: a Librarian-Writer’s View of Bias in American SF," Fantasy Magazine, August 8.
"Her Sweet Solace," Beneath the Surface: 13 Shocking Tales of Terror.

2007
"The Mathematician's Desire," City Slab, Issue 11. Reviewed at The Fix.
"Alabama Ghost Pool," Goblin Fruit, Autumn. (Honorable Mention in Year's Best Fantasy and Horror 2008)


Friending

Friend away! Say "hi" if you want, but lurkers are welcome too. For various reasons, the foremost of which is the need to guard my reading and writing time from my abiding love of the web, I don't friend back automatically.


On Content

Here there be occasional spoilers, potential "triggering language" of various kinds, and lack of LJ-cuts. Typically I don't post a warning before any of these appear, and the closest I get to it is making an entry friends-only. While I don't go out of my way to be a jerk, if any of these things rankle, this is probably not a journal you want to read.
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