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Thursday Night at Pins and Pub

October 13th, 2012

. My new short story “Thursday Night at Pins and Pub” is now available in the Thanksgiving-themed anthology THE KILLER WORE CRANBERRY: A SECOND HELPING. Buy it here. .

Frank, Jr.

September 24th, 2012

— Once again it’s time for a Flash Fiction Challenge. The insanely talented Patti Abbott has asked writers to come up with a story called “Frank, Jr.” That’s the only guideline, it has to have the title “Frank, Jr.” To see what people came up with, you can go to Patti’s blog. Here’s mine: — […]

Thoughts on Ray Bradbury

June 6th, 2012

. First off – I didn’t read him growing up like so many other geeks of my generation. I wasn’t influenced by him as a young mind. I read SOMETHING WICKED THIS WAY COMES and maybe a story or two, but that was it. For whatever reason, he didn’t quite stick. Then, in 2001, I […]

. Over at her blog, Patti Abbott is hosting John D. MacDonald Day in her weekly feature “Friday’s Forgotten Books.” I thought I’d write up a little something. I first encountered MacDonald in 1992 when I read THE EXECUTIONERS, the basis for both movie versions of CAPE FEAR. I liked it, but didn’t feel compelled […]

— The very talented Patti Abbott has issued another Flash Fiction Challenge over at her wonderful blog. The idea this time was to write a story that’s set in a zoo. To see a list of stories by people that responded to the call, you can go here. Billy Weston and Waylon Preston seem to […]

Me in a Podcast!

March 28th, 2012

. At the beginning of March, I was lucky enough to be a part of THE WRONG KIND OF READING, an event that took place at The Galway Arms here in Chicago. I read my short story “The Resurrection at Hasenpfeffer Field” and did my Dyslexia bit. It was an awesome evening with many talented […]

. I have a new story over at SHOTGUN HONEY. “The Complete Pinscher” Check it out! .

. I wrote this little ditty last year when the blog DO SOME DAMAGE was looking for Holiday Flash Fiction. Here it is again. Happy Holidays! . . FATTY AND TINSEL-TOES KILL A CHRISTMAS GOOSE by John Weagly . “What you want to do for Christmas?” Tinsel-Toes asked. “Eat somethin’ good,” Fatty said. “A special […]

A BUCKET OF BOOBS

September 26th, 2011

. I haven’t mentioned this yet, but I had a new book come out in June. It’s called A BUCKET OF BOOBS and it’s available on Kindle (right here). Here are a few details: Working girls. Sometimes with a heart of gold, sometimes with a heart of coal and sometimes just showing up late to […]

I have a new story, “Words Fall Like Nothing,” at the ultra-cool webzine SHOTGUN HONEY. Check it out here.

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