I recently returned from Superstars Writing Seminars to discover Issue 11 of DreamForge Magazine of Science and Fantasy Fiction had arrived with my story “Pour One Out” in print! This beautiful full-color magazine includes stories from the two most recent digital issues of DreamForge Anvil. Get your copy from Amazon today – click here to buy!
Hello! I’ve been gone for a while and a lot of exciting things have happened over the past six months. 1) I got married on October 1st! It was every bit as magical as I’d hoped it would be. A truly amazing day and week of friends and family and love. 2) A friend brought me a copy of Cursed Collectibles to sign at … Read More A Fall Update
2022 is already off to a great (and busy!) start! Very excited to share that I’ll have a story in the upcoming Air and Nothingness Press anthology, Orpheus + Eurydice Unbound. This anthology challenged the writers to reimagine specific parts of the famous Greek myth of Orpheus and Eurydice. I chose “the wedding” portion of the myth and reimagined it as a gender-swapped sci-fi … Read More “The Weight of Promises Kept” to Be Published by Air & Nothingness Press
I’m super excited to announce that I will have a new story published next year in one of the 2022 issues of DreamForge Anvil. “Pour One Out” was inspired by the birthday trip we took to Belize in January 2020 (just before the pandemic shut the world down). It features a down-on-his-luck travel show host who has one last chance to find a lost … Read More “Pour One Out” to Be Published in DreamForge Anvil
Happy Monday friends! A couple pieces of writing news for me: -First, I got my copies of the new issue of Slippery Elm which contains my short story, “Cold Bluff.” If you haven’t read my other published work because it sounded too dark or too scary, then this is the one! It’s a lovely little contemporary fiction short about an old man who gets … Read More New Story in Slippery Elm – Available Now!
Long time, no blog! Definitely working to get back to posting more regularly. I’ve still been reading, just not reviewing anything. Looking forward to getting a few reviews up here before the end of the year. And I have some project updates to share about my writing, including a recent research trip to South Dakota! First up though, Cursed Collectibles is now on sale … Read More Halloween Sale for Cursed Collectibles!
I’m excited to announce that Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem won the 2021 Colorado Book Award for Best Anthology! This anthology came out last summer and contains my short story, “Hyde Park.” It’s about a young writer-director who’s keeping a monstrous secret about his overnight Hollywood success. This is such an amazing anthology full of delightful stories, the recognition is definitely well-deserved. It contains twenty-three … Read More Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem Wins Colorado Book Award
Some stories take longer than others to find a home. In the case of my short story, “Cold Bluff,” it took almost two years of consistently sending it out for it to be picked up by Slippery Elm Literary Journal. I’m so stoked that this story is going to be featured in such a fantastic publication! A friend had their story published in Slippery … Read More “Cold Bluff” To Be Published in Slippery Elm Literary Journal
I’m excited to share that the Hold Your Fire anthology is now available for pre-order! Right now just the ebook links are live, but the paperback and hardcover should be up soon! I have two stories in this anthology, “Hyde Park” and “White Feather.” They’re both stories that arrived on the page pretty much fully formed and while they’re very different in tone, I … Read More Hold Your Fire Anthology Available for Pre-Order
Looking for something good to read this weekend? Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem has been included in a new StoryBundle curated by New York Times bestselling author, Kevin J. Anderson! The “Chills & Wonder Bundle” includes 13 dark fantasy, urban fantasy, and thriller titles available in ebook format from authors like Jonathan Maberry, Lucienne Diver, Amity Greene, Kevin J. Anderson, and others. It also includes … Read More Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem Included in the Chills and Wonder StoryBundle!
Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem is officially available today! This anthology features 23 new stories celebrating monsters and the movies. I’m honored to have my story, “Hyde Park” included in the stellar lineup. Edited by Kevin J. Anderson and published by WordFire Press, this is an awesome anthology you won’t want to miss. Available in paperback and ebook. Click here to buy it now! Lights! … Read More Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem Out Today!
It’s a good day to share a little writing news! Over the weekend I learned that two of my short stories, “White Feather” and “Hyde Park” will be published in the next Superstars Writing Seminars anthology, Hold Your Fire! “Hyde Park” will actually be a reprint as it will first appear in the Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem Anthology which is coming out later this … Read More Writing Update: 2 Short Stories Find a Home and Monsters, Movies, & Mayhem Available for Pre-Order!