unleashed_dead_coverMy story, “Running with Zombies,” appears in The Dead Unleashed Vol. 3, published by Skywatcher Press.

Jesse vowed to embrace life and not let anything hold him back, so he finally made plans to fulfill a lifelong dream: run with the bulls in Pamplona, Spain. Then, the zombie apocalypse happened…

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Borderlands 6My story, “In God’s Own Image,” appears in Borderlands 6, edited by Olivia F Monteleone and Thomas F Monteleone, published by Borderlands Press. Borderlands 6 won the 2017 Bram Stoker Award for Superior Achievement in an Anthology.

God has remade the world in his image of faceless lack of identity. But there are those who remember what it is was like before the Re-Forming and they desperately fight against those who hate them for trying to hold onto their humanity. Josh Black reviewed the anthology for Cemetery Dance online, calling the story one of the anthology’s highlights.

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silent-screams-cover-197x300My story, “Mrs. Leary’s Home for the Living Impaired,” appears in Silent Screams, an anthology of socially conscious horror, edited by Josh Strnad, published by Serpent and Dove Speculative Fiction. Loved ones are coming back as shadows of their former selves. The brave and the loving try to care for them at home. For those at the end of their ropes, there’s always Mrs. Leary’s Home.

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Clean Freak is available from Siren’s Call.

Often the subject of ridicule, Clarence struggles desperately for acceptance among his peers and co-workers, only to be hazed and shamed by their cruelty. Unable to find his place in society, a dejected Clarence feels that all hope is lost until one night, he hears a girl crying from the strangest of places. Will his newfound friend prove to be his salvation? Or will the shadow lurking behind her seal Clarence’s damnation?

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Amanda's Recurring NightmareMy short story, “Itch,” was published in Amanda’s Recurring Nightmare, edited by Ken MacGregor, published by the Great Lakes Association of Horror Writers, available on Amazon. It’s about everyone’s least favorite insect.

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LRM ep 6 featureMy short story, “That Neighbor Dog,” was published in BĂȘte Noire #10, edited by A W Gifford and Jennifer L Gifford, and read on YouTube by Lady Raven. It is about a barking dog that exceeds the patience of a dangerous man.

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The Best of Dark Eclipse

My short story, “I Dare You,” was previously published in Dark Eclipse #11 and was chosen to reappear in this very special Best of Dark Eclipse issue. The story’s about a group of boys who find a dead woman in an abandoned house. Coming from the body is a malevolent buzzing, and the body begins to move…
The good people at DE also decided to include my column “Cold and Silent,” which is an analysis of Mudvayne’s song “Nothing to Gein,” previously published in Dark Eclipse #8.

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Fangoria

My short story, “Pink Lemonade,” was a finalist in Fangoria’s first Weird Words Contest. It’s about an imaginative boy and a demonic presence in a pitcher of lemonade that whispers, “Drink me…”