I finally received my contributor’s copy of the Fantasy for the Throne anthology on the Saturday before Christmas. It’s been out for a while, but this gives me a reasonable excuse to remind anyone who might be interested in the book. This trade paperback collection features 40 short stories by 40 authors. My contribution, based on […]Read more "MY PUBLICATIONS, NEW AND OTHERWISE"
My story “Raven’s Last Trick,” a fable-like tale based on the mythology of the Haida Nation of Canada’s Queen Charlotte Island has been republished in an anthology of 40 very short fantasy stories (each designed for reading in a single sitting). Here’s the paperback book’s amusing cover art: At 2,000 words, my contribution is actually […]Read more "Story Published in New Anthology"
Last night’s coffeehouse at the Grand Midway Hotel featured another open mic night, with live music by The Birddogs (a local duo), a brief stand-up comedy routine from young Ed the Comic that fell a bit flat, topped off by a pleasant little jam session as Ed brought out his guitar to noodle around with […]Read more "Windber Coffeehouse Nights: July 5, 2018"
I’m happy to report that I’ve sold reprint rights for another of my older stories. The story is entitled “Raven’s Last Trick” and no, it’s NOT porn (mind out of the gutter, folks!). It’s a fairy tale-like thing based on Native American (or as the Canadians say First Nations) mythology. It tells of the Haida […]Read more "Mythic Fantasy Story SOLD, Again!"
I write a lot of horror stories; I also write a fair amount of erotic and/or sexually-focused fiction. I certainly write about other things–and I take pride in the range of topics, genres and sub-genres in which I’ve been published–but those are two of the most common and recurrent subjects that I’m drawn to explore. […]Read more "Is Truly Sexy Erotic Horror Possible?"
Dragon-loving fantasy readers rejoice! 18th Wall Productions, an intrepid small press over in England, recently unleashed upon an unsuspecting universe a 292-page book composed entirely of stories about your favorite beasties. It’s called FROM THE DRAGON LORD’S LIBRARY, Volume 1 and contains eleven dragon-centric tales from as many different writers (including “The Dying Dragon” by […]Read more "ALL DRAGONS, ALL THE TIMES!"