Category Archives: Publications

How I Came to Write This Story: “Zinger” from “Roachkiller and Other Stories”

I guest-posted this today on Patricia Abbott’s loverly blog. WAY BACK IN THE 20TH CENTURY, I had a freelance job writing web site reviews, and I came across a contest for Best Hollywood Movie Pitch. Looking at previous winners, it … Continue reading

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Hurricane Coming!

Look for the ebook single of my short story “Hurricane.” The story appears in Roachkiller and Other Stories, but you can get the short story if you want a taste of that anthology. Here’s the press release copy: A luckless … Continue reading

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Roachkiller Lives!

My ebook collection of short stories Roachkiller and Other Stories is now available on Amazon Kindle, B&N Nook, the iBookstore (epub), Smashwords (all formats), and Kobo (epub). An individual story, “Hurricane” (Anglicized from “Juracán”) is also available. Get it! Get … Continue reading

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Long Island Can Be Murder

My story “Ending in Paumanok” will appear in Long Island Noir, due out this May from Akashic Books. The anthology is edited by Kind Kaylie Jones and also features the works of Jumpin’ Jules Feiffer, Madcap Matthew McGevna, Nice Nick … Continue reading

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The Story of the Hurricane

I guest-post at the charming Patti Nase Abbott’s blog today, a “How I Came to Write This Story” feature about my short story “Juracán,” which was published in Indian Country Noir (Akashic Books, 2010). Here is an excerpt: MY KOOKY, BAWDY, … Continue reading

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Hollow, Hollow

I guest-wrote an episode of Friday’s Forgotten Books at the lovely Patti Nase Abbott’s blog. Thank you, Patti! Here is an excerpt: THE HOLLOW MAN, John Dickson Carr The Hollow Man would make Raymond Chandler kick a hole in a stained … Continue reading

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Black Hearted

I’ve a new story in Black Heart Magazine’s Noir issue, edited by Jailbreakin’ Jimmy Callaway and featuring Daniel B. O’Shea, Cameron Ashley, AJ Hayes, Jonathan Woods, Nik Korpon, Chris Deal, Alexander Kraft, Chris Benton, Kieran, Garnett, Keith Rawson, among many … Continue reading

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