Check out the Gateway Review!!!

Are you a fan of magical realism, or any other sort of slightly absurd and surreal sort of writing? If you are, you’ll want to check out the Gateway Review. I just received my contributor copy of Volume 2, Issue 2 and I read through the whole mag. Let me just say, I am so happy to see a magazine...

Check out Conclave Issue # 9

The newest issue of Conclave has been available for a few weeks.  You can pick up a copy in the link below. The issue looks great and I’m very happy to say I have a story published in it. My story is called “Utopia” and is obviously, about a Utopian place…but the real story is a look at how such...

Gold Man Review issue # 5 available

I’m pleased to have new work published in Gold Man Review # 5. This is my first nonfiction essay that I’ve had published. The essay is about my later teenage years in studying martial arts. I still feel the lessons I learned training in Karate, and other fighting styles, apply to my life today. I hope anyone interested will check...

No Extra Words Podcast Now Live!

“No Extra Words”  is a fantastic new podcast that features flash fiction and literary discussion. I feel very honored to be reading one of my short stories in the latest episodes. You can listen to it here : https://noextrawords.wordpress.com/2015/09/16/episode-13-mind-the-gap-filling-in-the-spaces/

Exit 7 Spring 2015 Available Now

The latest issue of an awesome literary journal is now available. I’m not simply calling it an awesome magazine because I am privileged enough to have a story published in it. There’s lots of poetry, stories, and even some colored artwork. You can buy the latest edition here: http://www.westkentucky.kctcs.edu/Student_Life/Exit7/Subscribe.aspx The journal comes out once a year, so purchasing the one...

The Pac-Man Proclamation

  (posted April 1, 2015)   Nothing else compares to what the arcade classic, Pac-Man, teaches us about writing fiction. First introduced to arcades in 1980, Pac-Man remains in our culture as both a beloved pass time for video-gamers, and a too often uncelebrated teacher for aspiring fiction writers. The creators/authors seem to have intended to include every basic building...

Marvelous Meeting at Portland Comic Con

I have met a few of my favorite authors, gotten autographs and thanked them for the great stories I’ve read and enjoyed. This weekend I met a man whose creative ideas have inspired my imagination since I was a kid. I met comic book legend, Stan Lee. Then I did something that I’m still surprised by, I gave him a...