Horror & Dark Fiction Author / LGBTQ+ Advocate / NonFiction Blogger


A horror short about a little girl who befriends her shadow. When the girl's best friend disappears, Shadow becomes her protector. Together they begin to unwind the lies swirling around them.

Horror & dark fiction short stories courtesy of Imaginary Canary for fictional short stories. All are dark, creepy, and horrific — hopefully entertaining as well.

Articles & resources for parents and loved ones of LGBTQ+ youth.

Personal growth articles on following your passions, cherishing your loved ones, living authentically, and choosing to be kind & generous.

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