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New Monster Story in A New Anthology of Monsters

It’s here! European Monsters  is now published and available as a paperback coffee table book. This is the first of a planned series of Fox Spirit Books of Monsters… 860 more words


Espied | Sunday Photo Fiction | Continuation of "Traverse"

This week’s Sunday Photo Fiction was just what I needed to get another scene written for the dark adventure story that I started with “ 249 more words

My Fiction

The Monster Game

He held his daughter in his arms, her face pressed up against his chest. His arms ached from holding her. It had always amazed him how fast they grew. 261 more words

Nkásht íí

My Lipan Apache ghost story (discussed in previous blog entries here and here) appeared in Strange Horizons this week. I’m incredibly honored! If you like fantasy and science fiction, check out Strange Horizons. 313 more words



My latest for Angry Hourglass’s weekly flash fiction contest. Above photo as a prompt and 360 words max, peeps.

Tom thought he got a faint whiff of the dead body’s Eternity by Calvin Klein, a musky cologne, in his rolling suitcase and that maybe someone else would also smell it and connect the dots, but maybe it was still on his nostrils or in his head. 302 more words


More Than Midnight

In More Than Midnight Brian James Freeman brings us 5 tales that are sure to leave you wanting more. In the story “What They Left Behind,” something lurks in the basement of the old office building and left me wanting to avoid all basements or dark abandoned spaces. 45 more words


Ominous Realities: The Anthology of Dark Speculative Horrors

This book is filled with a great set of out of the box stories. To start off ‘How to Make a Human’ by Martin Rose is an excellent story of robots trying to resurrect humanity. 103 more words