Author Archives: rnz13

Upcoming Appearance: Hosting a Mystery Mash-Up

On Saturday, February 11, 2017, 7-9 p.m., I’ll be hosting a mystery writers night at KGB (85 East 4th Street, New York, between 2nd & 3rd Ave), as part of Ducts‘ Trumpet Fiction reading series. I thought it would be … Continue reading

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“Merry Xmas from Orchard Beach” up at Spinetingler

My story “Merry Xmas from Orchard Beach” is now up at Spinetingler magazine. Many thanks to Jack Getze for publishing it. I’ve always wanted to write a story set in the Bronx Riviera. I went there several times as a … Continue reading

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All about Setting: Library Panel, December 12

Next Monday, December 12, starting at 6:15 p.m., at the Seward Park Branch Library 192 East Broadway, I’ll be discussing setting and location in mystery stories with authors C.E. Lawrence, Laura Joh Rowland, and Triss Stein. We’ll read from our … Continue reading

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PURE as the Driven SLUSH

Speaking of Dark Times, Winter is indeed coming to the U.S. So perhaps we could all use a little humor before humor is made illegal. I’ve a funny story just printed in Pure Slush, Vol. 13: Freak, an outfit (“flash … Continue reading

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THE OLD HAUNT

This story was originally published in Nightmare Illustrated and has been republished several times. I thought I’d add it here temporarily, for your Halloween reading pleasure. The Old Haunt by Richie Narvaez WITH HORROR, Grace realized that she was dead, … Continue reading

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The Accent Is on Spec Fic: LATIN@ RISING

As much as I hate to plug a book before it is physically in my hands (a superstitious, pessimistic git am I), Latin@ Rising is on the horizon, due out February 2017. This anthology of Latin@ speculative fiction was edited by Matthew David … Continue reading

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ROACHKILLER Goes into Overdrive

The ebook of my collection of short fiction, Roachkiller and Other Stories, is now available for loan at libraries via Overdrive. The book contains ten short stories, ranging in genre from crime to horror to speculative fiction. Eva Dolan of … Continue reading

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