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Monday, October 8, 2018


My supernatural horror story Waiting is out now in Weirdbook #40. A coming of age tale with a macabre twist. Hope you check it out!


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Saturday, September 8, 2018


My literary / crime story is out now in the Pennsylvania Literary Journal. Dreadful Awakening is a coming of age story concerning a young boy's revelations while living in a boarding / foster home. Available in paperback and hardcover. Hope you check it out. Amazon: https://www.
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Saturday, July 28, 2018

STORY OUT: Down in the Dirt Magazine

My nostalgic literary story is out now from Down in the Dirt Magazine. Check it out:

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Saturday, July 21, 2018

Sinister Seeds: A Novel is out Now!

My supernatural horror thriller is out now in eBook. This is an action-pack tale with dark fantasy and horror elements, which should keep you turning pages.

A beleaguered veteran, Harry Mulligan, unwittingly discovers a rare artifact in Boston. The find belongs to a mobster, Patrick Donovan, who collects antiquities from Irish mythology and will stop at nothing to have it returned. Happenstance quickly unfolds into a conflict of good versus evil, as old Harry’s penultimate struggle with the horrors of his past collide with supernatural battles over the artifact.
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Saturday, July 21, 2018

STORY OUT: Blood & Bourbon's Money Edition

My short story Cleaning House is out now in a special edition of Blood & Bourbon centered around the theme of Money. This story is a literary piece with a legal / crime backstory. Available in eBook for .99. Hope you check it out.
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Sunday, July 8, 2018

STORY ACCEPTANCE: Pennsylvania Literary Jounral

Stoked. My story Dreadful Awakening has been accepted by the Pennsylvania Literary Journal. A crime story with a literary bent, it will be out soon.

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Saturday, March 31, 2018


Stoked to join the long-standing Weidbook family. My supernatural horror story, Waiting, will appear in the August issue. 

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Saturday, March 31, 2018


My short story Cleaning House will appear in the May issue of Blood & Bourbon. A literary story dealing with contemporary issues, I am excited that it appealed to the editors. Look forward to announcing the release.

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Sunday, March 4, 2018

STORY OUT: Crimson Streets

My short story Hellhounds is out in Crimson Streets now. This is a supernatural horror tale based upon the infamous WWI battle where German infantry coined the term Hellhounds to describe U.S. Marines. The Battle of Belleau Wood remains a staple in Marine Corps lore.

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Sunday, February 4, 2018


My crime story Letting it go is out now in You can check it out for FREE:
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Saturday, January 27, 2018

A Tribute to Jack Ketchum

I was saddened by news this week of the passing of Jack Ketchum. He influenced my work and was approachable and easy to connect with on many levels.

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