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. Thanksgiving is right around the corner! Why not start celebrating now by buying THE COMPLETE KILLER WORE CRANBERRY, an electronic trio of Thanksgiving-themed anthologies from Untreed Reads? I’m in the 2nd one with my story “Thursday Night at Pins and Pub.” Over 40 stories for the low, low price of $7.99! .

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: — […]

— 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 […]

— Once again we have a Flash Fiction Challenge from Patti Abbott. Patti says: “On Saturday night, we passed a young woman on the street who was talking to her male companion and said, “I really don’t mind the scars.” A good startup line for a little challenge perhaps. I ended up writing about ex-professional […]

Cretin Hop

November 1st, 2010

— Towards the end of September, author Donna Moore issued a flash fiction challenge to the blog-o-sphere. The theme this time – use a Ramones song title as the title of your story. The story doesn’t need to be based on the song, it just needs to use the title. Kind of hard to resist […]

My story, “Friday Night With the Tijuana Wolfman” is now available in the Untreed Reads e-anthology DISCOUNT NOIR. There are a lot of great authors in this book – Patricia Abbott, Ed Gorman, James Reasoner, Stephen D. Rogers, Bill Crider and Dave Zeltserman to name but a few of the 42 talented contributors. If you […]

— Another Flash Fiction Challenge hosted by Patti Abbott. This one is called “Sweet Dreams.” Patti describes the premise like this: “It begins in a food/drink establishment of some sort. The radio/juke box/band is playing ‘Sweet Dreams’ by the Eurythmics. A red-headed woman in an electric blue dress comes through the door. And then what?” […]

— Patti Abbott, Gerald So and Mystery Dawg are at it again. Every few months they host a Flash Fiction Challenge. I did the last two and thought I’d try this one as well. The theme this time around is “Walmart, I Love You.” All of the stories have to incorporate Walmart and be in […]

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