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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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Saturday, January 13, 2018


This is the cover for my next novel, a supernatural thriller. Sinister Seeds will be out soon. Hope you check it out!

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Sunday, December 17, 2017

REPRISAL is out Now!

My Crime story Reprisal is out now from Yellow Mama. Check if out for FREE:


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Saturday, November 18, 2017

CLOCKWORK UNIVERSE offered at a Discount!

My first novel Clockwork Universe is available for a short time in eBook for .99. 

An action-packed monster hunter set in an alternate world. The book is a quick read with great reviews from Cemetery Dance Publications, This is Horror, Kirkus Reviews (a Recommended Read only given to the top 15 percent of its reviews), Horror News Network, Hellnotes, and Critical Mass.

 "John W.

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Saturday, November 18, 2017

Lock Up is out NOW!

My story Lock Up is out now. You can read it for free on Near to the Knuckle's webpage. Hope you check it out!
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Sunday, October 15, 2017

STORY ACCEPTANCE: Near to the Knuckle

Delighted to announce that my Crime story, Lock Up, has been accepted by Near to the Knuckle. The story will be available on their website in the near future alongside a number of talented writers. Hope you check it out.

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