I’m very happy to report that I’ve sold reprint rights to a short story and a poem to the supernatural horror magazine Bloodbond (Alban Lake Publishing) for their November 2017 issue. “Unnatural Balances,” a story involving flesh-eating ghouls ‘thinning the herd’ of over-populated vampires (who in turn are preying on regular mortals) puts a supernatural spin […]Read more "Story & Poem Accepted for Publication"
My latest fiction publication is a historical fantasy story, set in the medieval period (early 14th century) in part of what today is central Vietnam. Lots of magic, local color. It’s included in the SF/F magazine aimed at younger readers that you see above–FROSTFIRE WORLDS, February 2017 issue (Alban Lake Publishing). The magazine contains seven […]Read more "Historical Fantasy Story Released"
Devils & Demons edited by Marvin Kaye. (Horror Anthology, 1987). Putting myself in a Halloween mood, I checked this thick (586 pages) anthology out of my local library. The book contains 52 works–mostly short to medium-length horrific fiction, but with a sprinkling of poems and even one short play script. The contents range from old classics […]Read more "REVIEWED: Devils & Demons"
The original SF/F/H anthology CLASH OF THE TITLES now has its own website–visit TragicBabylonPublishing.com for the latest on what’s shaping up as a great reading experience! Many, many well-known writers are onboard for this–along with quite a few newer, rising stars (no, alas, I’m not in it–but so what?). The book will debut in August […]Read more "More CLASH OF THE TITLES News"
Two of my stories (one horror, one Science Fiction) and a horrific poem are either out or just about to be released. My horror poem “Upon Encountering Your Ghost” is reprinted in issue 29 of the print magazine NIGHT TO DAWN, dated April but out already. Get info or order at bloodredshadow.com. You can also […]Read more "2 Stories, a Poem Coming in April"
John Zeleznik has produced a striking wraparound cover for the CLASH OF THE TITLES anthology. To get an advanced look at this gorgeous genre painting, visit the book’s Facebook page: http://www.facebook.com/ClashOfTheTitlesAnthology/?ref=br_rs. Other news–including the latest (ever-growing) list of confirmed contributors to this outstanding book of original SF/F/H fiction, poetry and nonfiction can be found there […]Read more "CLASH OF THE TITLES: Update!"