Chicago, Summer 2007. The Dark Knight was still a year away, but that didn’t stop us from running all over the city at all hours of the night, hunting for film sets. I was wrapped up like a mummy, complete with burn bandages and plastic back brace–the result of teenage stupidity telling me that car surfing after getting off work at the local movie theater … Continue reading Show Me the Way to Earth
I’m extremely excited to announce that my work has been included in a print anthology for the first time, and that anthology is now on sale on Amazon! Just a few years ago, I didn’t have a single publication to my name, and I wasn’t sure if I ever would. So let this be a reminder that you can do it! Thank you so much … Continue reading Crack the Spine XVI
Writing an entire novel in a month (technically less than a month since I finished a day early) is one of the most difficult things I’ve ever done, but I’m so incredibly happy that I did it. During this month, I singlehandedly depleted the world’s supply of coffee, but it was totally worth it. WOOOOOOOO!!!!!!!! Continue reading I DID IT!!!
I remember at a young age being at Chuck and Mary’s house and seeing the framed picture Chuck had on the wall, a crying man’s fingers trailing over the Vietnam Memorial Wall, his buddy reflected in the smooth stone, still in uniform. I didn’t have a way of conceptualizing any of what Chuck must have gone through at that point. War to me then was … Continue reading Chuck
My story “Something in the Way” is now live on The Bookends Review! I put a lot into this story, so to see it in a mag like this feels fantastic. (Also, for those of you who want to geek out and sample some of Here’s Waldo early, this is the first story I’ve gotten published that is word-for-word a chapter from that novel.) Continue reading The Bookends Review Love!
Check out my new short horror film Terrible Fate! When a man finds himself trapped in a world of night and nightmares, he must test his memory and limits to escape his terrible fate. Let me know what you think! Continue reading Terrible Fate
My story DPDR has just been published in the first issue of Wraith Infirmity Muses! It’s an experimental story for sure, but I think it’s interesante. While you’re there, check out the rest of the issue too. The words are as great as the individually-crafted pieces of art that accompany them. Continue reading Wraith Infirmity Muses Love!
My story “Dandelions on a Summer Lawn” is now live in the 18th issue of Lit.cat! Give it a read and be sure to check out all the other great work the issue has to offer. Thanks so much to all those who gave this one an early read and cheered me on. This one’s for you! Continue reading Lit.cat Love!
A couple of my stories were just reprinted alongside the legend herself, Kathy Fish, in a new app called Flush Fiction. Check out this handy flash app on the App Store. An Android version is currently in the works. Continue reading Flush Fiction Love!
My flash story “A Fucking Riot” is now live in the latest issue of Crack the Spine! It’s the first story in the issue, so go check it out. Also, stories will be considered for their print issue based on reader feedback, so feel free to leave a comment too. Thanks! Continue reading Crack the Spine Love!