one for sorrow logo © Allane Sinclair/All rights reserved one for sorrow is my new blog specifically for dark fiction, and a companion to my new publishing imprint. The site is still under construction, but please feel free to stop by and see what’s going on. Ever yours, Kindra
I’ll never forget the sight of you, dead in the garden; I couldn’t look away from your body. The blood, and the bugs crawling all over you. The blackbirds eating you up. My only love, carrion. You were the one person on this earth who knew where I lived and breathed. What am IContinue reading “Coming in August: For You, Rowena”
via Books by Kindra M. Austin Available on Amazon.
Upon completion of “Magpie in August,” my debut novel, I began submitting to the literary agents I had researched (authors who want to go for traditional publishing should always research literary agents and houses before sending query letters). Omitting all of the uninteresting details, I received four “close, but no cigar” responses, thirteen flat outContinue reading “Life as a Writer: part 2×3”
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Constant Muses is a collection of poems and prose available tomorrow on Amazon. Thank you to my Kindred Spirit for turning my mother’s old photograph into a beautiful tribute.
a collection of poems and prose
Here I am, pulling into the resort, and I can’t remember passing a single landmark these last two miles. Mom hasn’t spoken at all since leaving the city beach. At least I didn’t hear her say anything. No, she’s just been smoking, riding along, and losing time of her own; wandering her corridors. She’s foundContinue reading “The Sun Still Does Shine (excerpt from Magpie in August)”
She has my head in her lap. Her fingers are raking through my sweat tangled hair; it kind of hurts, but I don’t want to pull away. All I need now is my little yellow plastic cup filled with apple or grape juice. I’m crushing ants with my thumb as they speed along theContinue reading “Where the Earth Starts to Slope (excerpt from Magpie in August)”