Walking, Level: Expert

For someone who doesn't want kids of his own and certainly didn't set out to be a teacher, I spend an inordinate amount of time working with students. Recently, I've been teaching a creative writing class. The first day, like most first days working with new students, I tell what I like to call my … Continue reading Walking, Level: Expert



Jen Haeger interviewed me for her blog. I recognized her name from other Midwest conventions but didn't have the pleasure of meeting her until  this past February at CapriCon in Chicago. She's the author of Moonlight Medicine, a paranormal romance trilogy about a werewolf and his veterinarian lover. Read the interview here.

Interview with Josh Strnad, editor of Silent Screams

Update: Silent Screams is available at Amazon as a paperback or Kindle download. *** I had some time to talk to Josh Strnad about his first anthology, Silent Screams, coming out from his new imprint, Serpent and Dove Speculative Fiction, the power that fiction can have, and work life balance. *** Chimerical Dark: Hi Josh, … Continue reading Interview with Josh Strnad, editor of Silent Screams

Silent Screams Coming Soon

Silent Screams is the first anthology published by Serpent & Dove Speculative Fiction, coming late October. The editor, Josh Strnad, intends the anthology to raise awareness for real-world victims and tragedies. D. Morgan Ballmer—Float Helen Cattan-Prugl—The Lady on the Billboard Joseph Aitken—The Manitou in Me Justin Hunter—Soul Returning Steve DuBois—A Boy and a Soldier Garth … Continue reading Silent Screams Coming Soon

Borderlands 6 available now in hardcover, paperback, and Kindle

My story, "In God's Own Image," appears in Borderlands 6, edited by Olivia F Monteleone and Thomas F Monteleone, published by Borderlands Press, and is available in a hardcover limited edition and paperback and Kindle version. God has remade the world in his image of faceless lack of identity. But there are those who remember what … Continue reading Borderlands 6 available now in hardcover, paperback, and Kindle