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April 2016

What Have I Done?

2016-04-01T16:01:14-06:00April 1st, 2016|Marketing, Publications, Short Stories, Social Networking|

I've had a Patreon account for a while. I've been backing a handful of worthy folks and efforts for several months. It's been very rewarding to know that I'm supporting my fellow artists in chasing the dream. As many of you know, I've been hard at work on writing a short [...]

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January 2016

SMART Goals

2016-01-05T14:57:59-06:00January 5th, 2016|Personal, Short Stories|

When I was a manager at a past Day Job, we had to take a 2.3 million hours worth of classes on "how to manage" and related topics. 99.99999% of the classes were absolutely worthless to me in my daily life, the Day Job, every job I've had since, and [...]

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December 2014

Obligatory 2014 Recap

2014-12-31T23:13:22-06:00December 31st, 2014|2014 Resolutions, Agents, Conferences, Mile Hi Con, Novels, Personal, Pikes Peak Writers, Publications, Rejections, Short Stories, Warmaiden|

Wow. What a year. Ups. Downs. Even some sideways curves thrown in. I'm not going to go through every, gritty little detail and bore you to death. Here are some highlights of the year for me! The year started out with a bang as the government decided it wanted back taxes [...]

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August 2014

Carnival of the Damned is Released

2014-08-26T08:58:41-06:00August 26th, 2014|Publications, Short Stories|

Carnival of the Damned I can feel the utter fright creeping into your veins as I type this. An anthology full of creepy clowns, strange carnivals, dark circuses, and sideshow freaks has hit the virtual shelves of Amazon. That's right, folks. Carnival of the Damned is out! I [...]

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Coming Soon: Carnival of the Damned

2014-08-01T14:47:58-06:00August 1st, 2014|Publications, Short Stories|

Carnival of the Damned My story called "Children of the Carnival" is due to come out soon in the Carnival of the Damned anthology from Evil Jester Press edited by Henry Snider. I don't have the full table of contents handy, but I do know that I'll be sharing it [...]

January 2014

One-Thousand, Eight Degrees

2014-01-13T18:12:51-06:00January 13th, 2014|Publications, Short Stories|

I've told the story of the night my arm was nearly amputated in a car wreck on a horrific autumn night in 1988 many times. I was encouraged by a few people to write the story down for others to learn from. About the same time I received this encouragement, [...]

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November 2012

An Uncommon Collection is Available!

2012-11-30T15:55:54-06:00November 30th, 2012|CSFWG, Publications, Short Stories|

What a great day for the CSFWG! After almost two years of work, sweat, tears, and maybe a little blood, we've finally managed to publish an anthology! You can now find "An Uncommon Collection" on Amazon in paperback and ebook versions! Inside, you'll find fifteen fantastic stories! Here's what the table [...]

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August 2012

Carnival of the Damned

2012-08-11T00:09:01-06:00August 11th, 2012|Publications, Short Stories|

Hey everyone, I wanted to let you know that my story, "The Carnival's Children" was just accepted into Evil Jester Press's anthology entitled, "Carnival of the Damned." It is being edited by Henry Snider and David C. Hayes. I've had one other story accepted by Static Movement, but that was [...]

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March 2010

Trifecta of Rejections

2010-09-17T00:30:58-06:00March 26th, 2010|Rejections, Short Stories|

A few days ago I received a rejection notice (and one of the better ones!) from PseudoPod. I had submitted ZOMBIE C.L.O.W.N.S. to them and their very nice letter said the story was too humorous for their market, and the letter used the plural words "we" and "us." This meant [...]

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June 2009

Published for the First Time

2010-09-17T00:24:40-06:00June 30th, 2009|Publications, Short Stories|

It's with great pleasure that I'm announcing my first publication. So you don't have to wait, here is the link: WHISPERING THROUGH THE VEIL on Static Movement. I'm so very happy right now. I finally get to see my name up in "bright lights" and I can't wait to see [...]

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