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Clockwork Chaos Reviewed at SFRevu

Sam Tomaino has kindly reviewed Clockwork Chaos, edited by Neal Levin and Danielle Ackley-McPhail, over at SFRevu. It’s a nice, thorough, story-by-story review. About my tale, “Cat’s Cry in Pluto’s Kitchen,” he writes: Morris Garvey, who made a fortune with his business, Steam Sweeps and Machinations Sundry, and Detective Daniel Matheson of the New Alexandria […]

Chiral Mad 2–Video Trailer

Editor Michael Bailey created this awesome trailer for the anthology Chiral Mad 2 (now on sale!). Be warned! It may be encoded with a viral melody that will compel you to buy a copy of Chiral Mad 2, then buy others for every member in your family, and still others for all your friends, and […]

“The Flying Rock” Coming in May in Bad-Ass Faeries: It’s Elemental

Back in the summer of 2011 I wrote a story called “The Flying Rock.” It’s one of my favorite things I’ve written. It’s part pure fantasy, drawing on classic faerie lore and legend, on Ariel, the faerie queen of the winds, and her dark counterpart, the queen of storms. And it’s part portrait of a […]

New Anthology: Chiral Mad 2

Seeing my story, “Mneomonicide,” published in Chiral Mad 2 among the work of so many other great and accomplished writers gives me a wonderful–and thrilling–feeling. Editor Michael Bailey has assembled an astounding collection of fantastic, short, psychological horror fiction here, with all profits from sales of the book to go directly to Down syndrome charities. […]

A Clockwork Chaos

Dark Quest Books has published my steampunk tale, “A Cat’s Cry in Pluto’s Kitchen,” in A Clockwork Chaos, edited by Danielle Ackley-McPhail and Neal Levin, available in print and ebook. Although this is the second story of Morris Garvey and Machinations Sundry to be published, it’s actually the first one I wrote. Mystery and danger […]

Dogs of War–Defending the Future, Volume VI

Catching up on some recent releases, my short story, “Father of War,” was published last month in Dogs of War, the sixth volume in the Defending the Future anthology series edited by Mike McPhail. This volume is dedicated to military working dogs, and my story, which features a team of cybernetically enhanced solider dogs, is […]

An Interview with Emma Audsley of The Horrifically Horrifying Blog

Last month the Horror Writers Association newsletter published my interview with Emma Audsley as part of the Fresh Blood interview series, which spotlights new members. Emma Audsley is editor of The Horrifically Horrifying Blog and founder of Screaming Spires Publishing. I interviewed Emma via e-mail about her work as an author, editor, and joining the HWA for […]

The 2012 Richard Laymon Award

Finally catching up on some photos from the 2013 Bram Stoker Award® Weekend/World Horror Con and came across this one snapped by my wife at the end of the Bram Stoker Awards Banquet. It was a tremendous honor to have received the Richard Laymon Award from the Horror Writers Association. As a mentor to young writers […]

She Only Has Eyes for You

More info on this project to come soon, but I couldn’t wait to share the cover art for Volume Three of my Corpse Fauna series, courtesy of artist extraordinaire and mad zombie genius Glen Ostrander. Go on. Give ‘er kiss, now. Smooch, smooch.

Dark Quest Books Author Interrogation

If you ever wondered what goes on inside the mind of a writer, what drives us to do the things we do, what compels us to make the sacrifices we make, and to live lives of nonstop action and romance (in our imaginations), then check out this interview with me from the crew at Dark […]