Sonora Taylor

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Sonora Taylor is the award-winning author of Little Paranoias: Stories, Without Condition, The Crow’s Gift and Other Tales, Please Give, and Wither and Other Stories. Her short stories have appeared in multiple publications, including Camden Park Press’s Quoth the Raven, Kandisha Press’s Women of Horror Vol. 2: Graveyard Smash, The Sirens Call, Frozen Wavelets, Mercurial Stories, Tales to Terrify, and the Ladies of Horror fiction podcast. Her latest book, Seeing Things, is now available on Amazon. She lives in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband.

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Sonora Taylor Marissa jumped at the shadows that danced in the candlelight, then laughed at her mistake. She blew out the candle, and paid no mind to the chill that…moreMarissa jumped at the shadows that danced in the candlelight, then laughed at her mistake. She blew out the candle, and paid no mind to the chill that settled on her neck.(less)
Sonora Taylor I make myself write something. Anything. I accept that what I write that day may not be prose, or lines of dialogue, or clean and clear narrative. It …moreI make myself write something. Anything. I accept that what I write that day may not be prose, or lines of dialogue, or clean and clear narrative. It may be notes, or a revision, or an outline. That's still writing, and I can say I've written. Sometimes that's what I need when I've reached a block. However, even one sentence - one messy sentence, one that I know will be changed - is better than writing nothing. Keep writing.(less)
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Some Thoughts on “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark” and Obsessive Fixations

Is anyone else watching HBO’s “I’ll Be Gone in the Dark”? It’s based on the late Michelle McNamara’s book of the same name, which in turn is about the hunt for the Golden State Killer (one that ended after the book was released). However, the docuseries is also an exploration on McNamara’s obsessive personality, and how that both drove her search and led to her death.


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Seeing Things by Sonora Taylor
"A coming of age story, combined with seeing ghosts and how to handle that you can't magically fix everything. Rushed ending but loved this otherwise"
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