My friends! I’m so delighted to share that my short story “Fracture” won the Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in Short Fiction! I am over the moon. What does this mean? The Bram Stoker Awards are considered the Oscars of horror. It means that something I wrote, a beautiful little story about love, loss, and healing (but not always … Read More
It’s always such a pleasure to write a flash fiction piece for Pen of the Damned. “This Broken Love Story” is based on carnivorous relationships I’ve seen in the past. I felt they were eating each other alive, but they were so tragically in love as they did so. I hope you enjoy my story. You can read it here.
Siren’s Call is a great online mag that features a plethora of different authors. I’m delighted that my flash fiction piece “Snowfall” was included in Issue #40. It’s a dark piece in the vein of my short story “Black Mary.” It’s funny that my mind keeps going back to that place. There’s more of a story here. “Snowfall” was inspired … Read More
What do you do when someone you love goes truly dark? I have a free short story titled “Waves and Darkness” up at Pen of the Damned. Why don’t you stop by and give it a read? Also, today is the last day to pick up my first novel Nameless: The Darkness Comes for free. Want a fun and creepy summer read? … Read More
I’m delighted to announce that my short story “Loving You Darkly” has made the Short Fiction preliminary ballot for the Bram Stoker Awards. This means that it was chosen along with nine other short stories, and there will be a vote by Horror Writer Association members. Five stories will be chosen for the final ballot, and a winner will eventually … Read More
I was going through some of my old work. This is one of the first flashes I ever wrote, back in 2008. I had forgotten it, but finding it again makes me smile. It is only six sentences long. Beautiful in … Read More
I wrote a short story and a stranger emailed me to say it made her cry. I can think of few things better. Would you like to read it? It’s part of the Fraternity of Flash series at Misty Dahl’s site. Stop by to read “The Quiet Places Where Your Body Grows”, and then hug your children a little tighter.
Shock Totems! Free! Amazon! *faints* So download away, my friends. And if you like that sort of thing, read them. And if you dig ’em, we would love it if you’d write a review. Reviews make the literary world go ’round. 😀
For a VERY short time, you can get the digital version of Issue #2 and Issue #3 for free. Yes, free. You know how magazines always say, “Check out our mag and get an idea of what we’re about before you submit?” This is your chance. Hurry. Also, I have essays in each issue. I cried while writing both of them. You … Read More