Short Stories – Print Category

Fear the Reaper is OUT NOW. Includes my story, “The Culling.”

Fear the Reaper (Crystal Lake Publishing) is now out (print and ebook). My story “The Culling” is in here. Thrilled to share a spine with so many talented authors. Just in time for Halloween! Here’s the opening line from my story: “Danielle stands at the long mirror brushing her dirty blonde hair, tears running down […]

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New stories in Daddy Cool (edited by Ben Tanzer) and Arcadia Magazine #6

I have two new stories hitting the streets today. First is my parallel father/son story “Bloodline” which features rabbits having the same problems that us humans do. It’s kind of my contemporary take on Watership Down. That story is in Daddy Cool, edited by the talented Ben Tanzer, and published by Artistically Declined Press. Second, […]

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Midwestern Gothic #9 is out, with my story “Garage Sales”

Midwestern Gothic #9 is NOW OUT, and it includes my story “Garage Sales.” I wrote this story as part of my thesis at Murray State University. At one point, I took a paragraph from the middle of the story, and pulled it to the front, and that’s where this story came from. The FIRST version, […]

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My story “The Wastelands” is out in the anthology, Into the Darkness (Necro Publications)

I’m thrilled to announce that my story “The Wastelands” is now out in the Necro Publications anthology, Into the Darkness. My story is about a man who loses his family, a golem he befriends, and the lengths he goes to in order to get his wife and children back. Sure, there’s a succubus in it, […]

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“Flowers for Jessica” out now in Weird Fiction Review #3 (Centipede Press)

  I’m really excited that my dark, strange story “Flowers for Jessica” is finally out in Weird Fiction Review #3 from Centipede Press. They do such amazing work over there. SIXTEEN pages of art! I love the cover, the play on Mad Magazine and Cthulhu. Edited by S. T. Joshi, this journal has so much […]

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Curbside Splendor #3 is available for order now, out soon, with my story “Divining”!

Look, I made the cover! Looks like Chicago’s own Curbside Splendor #3 is now up for ordering. My story “Divining” is in here. It involves tarot cards and bad women. I’ve been trying to get more involved with local artists, and this is one place I wanted to publish. Thanks, Victor David Giron for the […]

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Terror Scribes (Dog Horn Publishing) is out, with my story “Transmogrify” inside.

My story “Transmogrify” is in Terror Scribes, a collection of stories from Dog Horn Publishing. Love that cover art. And if you’ve read any of their previous collections, novels, or magazines, you know that DHP does great work.

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Slices of Flesh (Dark Moon Books) out soon, at World Horror Convention

OUT SOON! At the World Horror Convention on March 29th. Very excited. My story “Rudy Jenkins Buries His Fears” is in here. Linda Addison Janice Gable Bashman Erin Bender Laura Benedict Max Booth III Chantal Boudreau Gary Braunbeck Kevin James Breaux J ason V. Brock Reesa Brown Jennifer Brozek Ramsey Campbell Tom Cardamone Stewart Carrick […]

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“The Jenny Store” in the Thunderdome Press anthology In Search of a City: Los Angeles in 1,000 words is now out

So excited to be in here with my story “The Jenny Store.” This is a beautiful book. Inspired by photographs taken around the Los Angeles area, the book features short stories from 26 authors. Each author was asked to select a photograph from a collection taken by the editor and write a story of precisely […]

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“Transmogrify” in Dark Moon Presents: Vampires

I’m thrilled to announce that my twist on the classic vampire tale, “Transmogrify” is now available in a new anthology from Dark Moon Books. They’ve done a few themed issues, such as ghosts and zombies, so of course, vampires is up next. They’re doing great things over at DMB, and I’ll have another story coming […]

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