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16 Feb 2018 Tales to Terrify!

While speaking to Eddie Generous at Unnerving Magazine for a podcast that will go live in the near future, we touched on the appearance of my short story "The Undertaker" on TALES TO TERRIFY. I'm particularly fond of this story. Written during a rather barren...

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28 Jan 2018 Stroup on Baby Powder

SECRETS OF THE WEIRD author Chad Stroup had this to say about my debut collection, BABY POWDER AND OTHER TERRIFYING SUBSTANCES: "I always love a good single-author short story collection (not bad ones, though…keep those far away from me pretty please). I especially enjoy collections in...

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23 Jan 2018 Washing Ashore in Summer 2018

While I can't give away too many details until the official announcement by the publisher, I'm excited to share that my novel of the macabre THE ISLE will be released this summer. More details when I wiggle free from this gag. Here is a brief description: Some curses...

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22 Jan 2018 Midnight Snacking

I'm pleased to kick off 2018 with my short story "Ghoul" in Unnerving Magazine Issue #5. Doubly pleased, I should add, because the bit of writing this tale is based on was originally in the text for the novel DEAD MEN as a bit of...

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02 Jan 2018 Lost and Strange in 2018

Now this is how you start a year - my short story "Stuck Bucky" will be in the February issue of STRANGE AEONS! I'm excited and grateful in equal measure. I also found out on December 31st that my short story "Archibald Leech, the Many...

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31 Dec 2017 Adios 2017 – Hola 2018!

It's been one helluva year for writing. PMMP published two of my books - my first collection (BABY POWDER AND OTHER TERRIFYING SUBSTANCES) and Book 2 in the Libros de Inferno trilogy (NIGHT ROADS), I finished a novel 18 months in the making *today* -...

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28 Dec 2017 I’m on Castle Rock Radio on YouTube!

Castle Rock Radio is now on YouTube with its own channel! Check out episode 23 here where Max Booth III and Lori Michelle had me on to talk about the novel Night Roads, make fun of Jonathan Franzen and discuss Stephen King's unsung masterpiece, The...

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18 Dec 2017 The Tough Questions

Bizarro Pulp Press asked me "The Tough Questions." Can you briefly describe an experience that played a role in how you wanted to develop NIGHT ROADS? I encountered one of my few periods of writer’s block (or what I think of as writer’s block) during the previous...

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05 Dec 2017 Training Your Brain for Shorts

Eddie Generous wrote this insightful article on training to write short stories by reading the best collections out there, preferably outside your own genre. So while the article focused on work by the likes of DH Lawrence, Joyce Carol Oates and Ursula K. LeGuin, among...

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