Gearing Up for Vile Men

You’ve probably noticed the changes to the site. With Vile Men wrapped up and sent to the printers, I figured it’s about time I get serious and organize things. Now it’s less blog and more author seriousness, which is fine because I didn’t blog much anyway. I’ve spent the last few weeks working with Richard Thomas and Dark House Press on getting Vile Men completed, so now that we’re in...

Exigencies Preview

It’s been quite some time since I’ve last published an original story. Luckily the wait for new work to see the light of day isn’t long. I have a story called “Cat Calls” featured in the Exigencies anthology. Exigencies is the second anthology of neo-noir fiction from Dark House Press. While The New Black was a “best-of” collection, Exigencies is an anthology of all new fiction from a number of...

The End of Summer and The New Black

I fell asleep at 7:30 and woke up to the sound of thunder and the realization that it was only 9:00 and I should be making the most of my night when I have tomorrow off. It’s raining now, which does cool the air but also keeps the hot humidity that’s been festering in this house at an all time high. The end of summer is always a good thing....