About

Link Parish hails from a–not so–little town called Huntsville, Alabama. He, his wife, and a playful pack of Papillon overlords recently returned to the States from Europe.

Thanks for stopping by!

Link Parish on MykonosI’m a writer dipping my toes into the various streams of Speculative Fiction. I blog as time and fancy permits, but most of the action will be on the Home Page. I’ll update it as I find homes for current stories and track the status of new ones.  Drop me a line here or look me up on Twitter or at Goodreads. Keep reading and writing!

Oh. I promised to list some of my:

Likes?

Bad movies. Especially really, really bad movies. Improv. A good read. Novel novella short fiction flash fiction anime manga comic book cartoon poetry – bring it!

42. Splunge. MST3K. Buffy. Angel. Firefly. Serenity. Dollhouse. Agents of Shield. Notice a trend? Robot Chicken. Babylon 5. Bones. Dark Angel. UFO. The Walking Dead. Castle. Game of Thrones. Quantum Leap. Sliders. Star Blazers. Ultraman. Attack on Titan.

People who smile. Sunrises & Sunsets. Really.

Aloha, Mahalo, and Ohana.

Favorite Song Lyric?

“And my time is a piece of wax fallin’ on a termite That’s chokin’ on the splinters.” Beck, Loser

Favorite Word?

Onomatopoeia, followed closely by defenestration.

Default Phone Ringtone?

The Theme from UFO. 1:03 minute mark.

Short Fiction He Wishes He’d Written?

Slow Sculpture” by Theodore Sturgeon. Second place: “I have no Mouth and I Must Scream” by Harlan Ellison.

Music to Write to?

Early 20th Century Blues; artists like Muddy Waters, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, Bessie Smith, Lead Belly, Mamie Smith, Lightnin’ Hopkins, and Blind Lemon Jefferson.

Go-To Charity?

The Land Trust of North Alabama is a member-supported non-profit that preserves and provides stewardship for green space in North Alabama. They protect wildlife habitats, farms, historic sites, waterways, and mountains for conservation, public recreation, and environmental education to enhance quality of life.

Always the Bridesmaid…

Growing up in Huntsville, he has logged multiple visits to the Space and Rocket Center. Although lucky enough to have visited several of the test stands–the Redstone and Saturn V stands are included in the National Register of Historic Places–he has not, in all that time, managed to attend Space Camp. Hint hint.