Mikey’s not supposed to be on the table, but it’s still set there from my New Year’s Eve party and needs to be cleaned and moved (which I won’t get to until tomorrow), so why not? He’s been there all day, enjoying the Cardinals, Chickadees, Junkos, Nuthatches, and Woodpeckers out at the feeders.
A ghost story writer who still sleeps with the lights on, Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s fiction has appeared in many magazines and anthologies; her traditionally published books include a short story collection, THE SHADOWS BEHIND. She was the recipient of three Norman Mailer Writers Colony Residencies and holds an MFA in Creative Writing from Goddard College. She serves as co-host of the DARK DISCUSSIONS podcast, as founding editor of the dark literary journal 34 ORCHARD, and is a member of both the New England Horror Writers and the Horror Writers Association. Follow her adventures at kristipetersenschoonover.com.