Short Fiction

“Butterfly,” MEET CUTE (Blurb, Kan 2017)

“The Candle and the Flame,” DARKFUSE MAGAZINE, 13 Jan 2017

“The Stalker,” THE GREAT TOME OF CRYPTIC AND LEGENDARY CREATURES (Bards and Sages Publishing, Dec 2016)

“Gold,” THE BEAUTY OF DEATH (Independent Legions Publishing – elec – Jul 2016)

“Killer Kudzu,” FLUSH FICTION II (Yard Dog Press, Jun 2016)

“The Re-Possessed,” CEMETERY RIOTS (Elysium Press, Jun 2016)

Chocolat” IT’S COME TO OUR ATTENTION (Third Flatiron Publishing – elec – Spr 2016)

“The Needle-Heat Gun,” NIGHT LIGHTS (Geminid Press, March 2016)

“The Good Work,” BLURRING THE LINE (Cohesion Press, Nov 2015)

“La Valise,” ZEN OF THE DEAD (Popcorn Press, Nov 2015)

“Marcie and Her Sisters,” REEL DARK (BlackWyrm Publishing, May 2015)

“Dead Lines,” DAILY SCIENCE FICTION (elec – posted 21 Apr 2015)

“Raising the Dead,” AIRSHIPS & AUTOMATONS (White Cat Publications, Mar 2015)

“Flightless Rats,” T. GENE DAVIS’S SPECULATIVE BLOG (elec – posted 12 Jan 2015); MOCHA’S DARK BREW (Mocha Memoirs Press, Jul 2016)

“School Nights,” GOTHIC BLUE BOOK IV:  THE FOLKLORE EDITION (Burial Day Books, Oct 2014)

“A Bucket of Lo Mein,” HALLOWEEN FOREVERMORE (elec – posted 30 Sep 2014)

“Rocky Road,” DAILY SCIENCE FICTION (elec – posted 1 Sep 2014)

“The Borrowed Man,” THE GIRL AT THE END OF THE WORLD, VOL. 1 (Fox Spirit Books, Aug 2014)

“Casket Girls,” DAILY SCIENCE FICTION (elec – posted 10 Apr 2014)

“As Fine As Frogs’ Hair,” MISCELLANEA: A TRANSDIMENSIONAL LIBRARY (elec – Eggplant Literary Productions, posted 14 Nov 2013)

“The Artist,” SPLATTERLANDS (Grey Matter Press, Oct 2013)

“The Preacher,” DYING TO LIVE (Diabolic Publications, Oct 2013)


“A Christmas Carnage,” IN THE BLOODSTREAM (Mocha Memoirs Press, Oct 2013); THE FIRST ANNUAL GEEKY KINK ANTHOLOGY (Riverdale Avenue Books, Nov 2015)

“The Match Story” PLAYING WITH FIRE (Third Flatiron Publishing – elec – Sum 2013)

“The Left Behinds,”AFTER THE FALL, ANGELS ARE KIND OF DICKS  (Prospective:  A Journal of Speculation, Jul. 2013)


“The Reading” UNIVERSE HORRIBILIS (Third Flatiron Publishing – elec – Spr 2013)

“The Ice Maiden,” THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“The Birdccatchers,” THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“Ghost Ship,” TECHNO-GOTH CTHULHU (Red Skies Press, Apr 2013)

“Mall Rats,” AFTER DEATH (Dark Moon Books, Apr 2013)

“Dead Girls, Dying Girls,” SO IT GOES (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, Mar 2013)

“The Christmas Zombie,” AT YEAR’S END:  HOLIDAY SFF STORIES (Kazka Press – elec – Dec 2012)

“Appointment in Time,” YEAR’S END:  14 TALES OF HOLIDAY HORROR (Untreed Reads – elec – Dec 2012)

“Avoid Seeing A Mouse,” ZOMBIE JESUS AND OTHER TRUE STORIES (Dark Moon Books, Nov 2012); ALTERED AMERICA (Martinus Publishing, Mar 2014)

“The Farmer in the Well,” CTHULHU HAIKU (Popcorn Press, Oct 2012); THE SHADOWS ONLY HIDE THE MONSTERS:  A TRIBUTE TO EDGAR ALLAN POE & H.P. LOVECRAFT (The Were-Traveler, Jan 2014)

“Hunks,” WHITE CAT MAGAZINE (electronic – Sum 2012)

“Refugees,” A HIGH SHRILL THUMP:  WAR STORIES (Third Flatiron Publishing – elec – Aug 2012)

“Waste Not, Want Not,” SNM HORROR MAGAZINE (elec – 1 Aug 2012)

“Stink Man,” MONSTERTHOLOGY (Zombie Works Publications, Jul 2012)

“The Zombie Prince,” ZOMBIE:  THE OTHER FRIGHT MEAT (NorGus Press, Apr 2012)

“The Cage,” MISCELLANEA:  A TRANSDIMENSIONAL LIBRARY (elec – Eggplant Literary Productions, posted 5 Apr 2012)

“Naughty or Nice?,” DAILY SCIENCE FICTION (elec – posted 21 Dec 2011)

“Mr. Claus,” WTF?! (Pink Narcissus Press, Dec 2011)

“Bernice,” INHUMAN, Fall 2011; ONCE BITTEN (KnightWatch Press, Aug 2015)

“Girls Gone Dead,” NEW DAWN FADES (Post Mortem Press, Nov 2011); LIFE OF THE DEAD (Martinus Publishing, Jul 2014)

“Merryl,” IN POE’S SHADOW (Dark Opus Press, Oct 2011)

“The Leaves,” JACK-O’-SPEC (Raven Electrick Ink, Sep 2011)

“Waiting for Geoffrey,” UNTIED SHOELACES OF THE MIND ANTHOLOGY (Untied Shoelaces of the Mind, Sep 2011); UNTIED SHOELACES OF THE MIND (elec – Sep 2011)

“Penny Dreadful,” FROM SHADOWS AND NIGHTMARES (Nightfall Publications, Aug 2011); Bloomington Writers Guild “Weekly Reading” (elec – posted week of 25 Oct 2012)

“Killer Pot,” DAILY SCIENCE FICTION (electronic – posted 9 Aug 2011); NOT JUST ROCKETS AND ROBOTS:  DAILY SCIENCE FICTION YEAR ONE (Daily Science Fiction, Aug 2011)

“A Cup Full of Tears,” MON COEUR MORT (Post Mortem Press, Jul 2011)

“The Glass Shoe,” RAPUNZEL’S DAUGHTERS (Pink Narcissus Press, Jul 2011)

“Ah, Liberté!,” THE WRONG SIDE OF THE LAW (Nightfall Publications, Dec 2010)

“The Christmas Vulture,” UNTIED SHOELACES OF THE MIND (elec – Fall 2010); UNTIED SHOELACES OF THE MIND ANTHOLOGY (Untied Shoelaces of the Mind, Sep 2011); INDIANA HORROR 2012 (CreateSpace, Jun 2012)

“The Window,” DARK VALENTINE (elec – Aut 2010)

“Pre-Owned Jeans,” DREAMSPELL NIGHTMARES (L&L Dreamspell, Nov 2010)

“City Cousins,” AE MICRO (Contest entrants – elec – 27 Apr 2010)

“Undying Love,” UNTIED SHOELACES OF THE MIND (elec – 12 Jan 2010); UNTIED SHOELACES OF THE MIND ANTHOLOGY (Untied Shoelaces of the Mind, Sep 2011)

“Koko’s Rabbit,” UNTIED SHOELACES OF THE MIND (elec – 12 Jan 2010); UNTIED SHOELACES OF THE MIND ANTHOLOGY (Untied Shoelaces of the Mind, Sep 2011)

“The Shackles,” LVWonline.org (3rd Place, Ligonier Valley Writers 2009 Flash Fiction Contest, Shapeshifters – elec – 1 Dec 2009); THE HUNGRY DEAD (Popcorn Press, Dec 2010); FRIGHTMARES (Dark Moon Books – elec – Dec 2011); 100 DOORS TO MADNESS (Forgotten Tomb Press, Oct 2013)

“River Red,” ESCAPE CLAUSE (Canada – Ink Oink Art, Sep 2009); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013); CORPUS DELUXE:  UNDEAD TALES OF TERROR (Indie Authors Press, Oct [Kindle], Dec 2015)

“The Dripping Nose that Wouldn’t Wipe,” TOOTH DECAY (Sonar4 Publications, Jul 2009)

“The Bala Worm,” BLACK DRAGON, WHITE DRAGON (Ricasso Press, Dec 2008); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“Some Things I’ve Learned About Three-Fingered Willie,” NORTHERN HAUNTS (Shroud Publishing, Dec 2008)

“The Third Prisoner,” LVWonline.org (as Honorable Mention, Ligonier Valley Writers 2008 Flash Fiction Contest, Zombie Stories – elec – Nov 2008); I ANTOLOGIA LUSIADAS (As “O Terceiro Prisioneiro” – Brazil – Ediciones Lusiadas – elec – Dec 2009); COLLABORATION OF THE DEAD FORUM (elec – posted 29 Jul 2010); DARK MOON DIGEST, Jan 2012; Bloomington Writers Guild “Weekly Reading” (elec – posted week of 15 Jun 2012); DARK BITS (elec – Apokrupha LLC, Sep 2013)

“Wax,” HORROR MALL (Horror D’Oeuvre #19 – elec – posted 8 Aug 2008)

“All One Wants for Christmas,” POSTCARDS FROM HELL (elec – 24 Mar 2008)

“Strawberry Fields,” BLACK INK HORROR, Wint 2007-08

“The Christmas Rat,” DOORWAYS, Winter 2007-08; THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“There Was An Old Man,” DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007)

“The First Hundred Years,” DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007)

“The Game,” HUB (UK – elec – 17 Nov 2007)

“While the Waters Nearer Roll,” MAGUSZINE, Oct 2007

“Bubba Claus Conquers the Martians,” HOUSTON, WE’VE GOT BUBBAS (Yard Dog Press, Jul 2007); THE MUSEUM OF ALL THINGS AWESOME AND THAT GO BOOM (Upper Rubber Boot Books, Jul 2016)

“The Groupie,” LOVE AND SACRIFICE (UK – Zen Films Publishing, Jan 2007)

“Night Fears,” BALLISTA (UK), Aut-Wint 2006; STRANGETASTIC (elec – posted 22 Nov 2009)

“The Frog Pond,” HUB MAGAZINE (UK), Christmas 2006; INDIANA SCIENCE FICTION ANTHOLOGY 2011 (Angels & Demons & Ghosts Publications, Oct 2011)

“Shooting Fish,” FORGOTTEN WORLDS (UK), Aut 2006

“The Worst Christmas Ever,” DARK JESTERS (Novello Publishers, Sep 2006); FLASHES IN THE DARK (elec – posted 25 Dec 2008)

“Che,” BLEEDING QUILL #3, Sum 2006

“Nanoflakes,” ABYSS & APEX (electronic – 2nd Quarter 2006); UNTIED SHOELACES OF THE MIND ANTHOLOGY (Untied Shoelaces of the Mind, Sep 2011)

“The Wind,” DARK WISDOM, Spr 2006

“The Lamia,” MODERN MAGIC (Fantasist Enterprises, Apr 2006)

“The Tree,” DEVIL’S WORK (elec – 14 Apr 2006)

“‘Crap!’ Said the King,” DAMNED NATION (Hellbound Books, Feb 2006)

“The Dollhouse Family,” THE LATE LATE SHOW (elec – Jan-Feb 2006); BURST (elec – Wint 2006-07); KILLER-WORKS (elec – 21 Aug 2009)

“Copper Sulfate” DAWNSKY (elec – Jan 2006)

“Oriental Mist,” HERE & NOW (UK), Wint 2005-06

“Olé Bubba and the Forty Steves,” INTERNATIONAL HOUSE OF BUBBAS (Yard Dog Press, Oct 2005); TERROR TREE PUN BOOK OF HORROR STORIES (UK – KnightWatch Press, Jul 2015)

“Bones, Bones, The Musical Fruit,” BONE BALLET (Iguana Pubs, Oct 2005); BURST (elec – Fall 2007); Bloomington Writers Guild “Weekly Reading” (elec – posted week of 19 Aug 2011); SLICES OF FLESH (Dark Moon Books, Mar 2012); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“The Fog,” DARK RECESSES PRESS (elec – Can – Oct 2005);  SNM HORROR MAGAZINE (as “Fog” – elec – posted 1 Dec 2011)

“Alex’s Restaurant,” DAWNSKY (elec. – Oct 2005)

“And I Will Harden Pharaoh’s Heart,” KOPFHALTER MAGAZINE, Sum 2005

“The Country Doctor,” BOOK OF DARK WISDOM, Sum 2005; AMERICA THE HORRIFIC (Bards and Sages, Oct. 2011)

“Carnival of the Animals,” LENOX AVENUE (electronic – Jul-Aug 2005)

“The Rose,” F/SF (Cyber-Pulp – May 2005)

“City on Fire,” SHADOWS OF SATURN (electronic – Apr-May 2005); TORCHED (Nocturnal Press, Jul 2014)

“The Candy Man,” NOCTURNAL OOZE (elec – Mar 2005)

“Sargasso,” VICIOUS SHIVERS (Undaunted Press, Dec 2004)$

“Tunnels,” LEAFING THROUGH (UK – elec – 1 Dec 2004); POST APOCALYPTIC RAIDS (Rymfire eBooks – Sep 2011); UNTIL THE END (UK – Horrified Press, Dec 2013)

“The Plant-Sitter,” BOOK OF DARK WISDOM, Fall 2004

“The Right Man,” FEDORA III (Wildside Press, Oct 2004); BACKLESS, STRAPLESS & SLIT TO THE THROAT:  A FEMME FATALE ANTHOLOGY (InkSpotter Publishing, Feb 2009)

“Peace on Earth,” THE PEDESTAL (“Political Issue” – elec – 5 Oct 2004)

“Ballet of the Dolls,” CARNIVAL (Lone Wolf Publications [CD ROM], Jul 2004); DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007); INDIANA HORROR ANTHOLOGY 2011 (Angels & Demons & Ghosts Publications, Aug 2011)

“The Winged Man,” MARSDUST (electronic – Jul 2004)

“Bottles,” CROSSINGS (Double Dragon Publishing – elec – 23 Jun 2004); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013); STREET MAGICK (Elder Signs Press, Nov 2016)

“The Glory Hand,” LOVECRAFT’S WEIRD MYSTERIES, May-Jun 2004; THE WILLOWS, Nov 2007

“The Festering,” BARE BONE, Spr 2004; THE SHADOW OF THE UNKNOWN (Static Movement, Aug 2011); MONK PUNK AND SHADOW OF THE UNKNOWN OMNIBUS (Hazardous Press, Jan 2015)

“The Tower House,” SMALL CRIMES (Wildside Press, May 2004)

“Borderland,” DARK LURKERS (Double Dragon, elec 29 Mar 2004, prnt May 2004)

“Bubba and the Amazing Technicolor Dream Fart, THE FOUR BUBBAS OF THE APOCALYPSE (Yard Dog Press, Dec 2003)

“Lobster Boy and The Hand of Satan,” CYBER-PULP’S HALLOWEEN ANTHOLOGY 2.0 (Cyber-Pulp – elec – Oct 2003); WELCOME TO YOUR NIGHTMARE (Dressing Your Book, Oct 2013)

“Waxworms,” CHIZINE 17 (The Chiaroscuro – elec – Jul-Sep 2003)*; THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“The Dragon Tattoo,” FANTASQUE, Sum 2003; FLUSH FICTION (Yard Dog, Apr 2006); FLASH ME (elec – “All Fantasy Issue,” posted 31 Oct 2008)

“Store Teeth,” GRAVE POSSESSIONS (Cyber-Pulp, Aug 2003); SNM HORROR MAGAZINE (as “Teeth,” 2nd prize in November Nosferatu issue – elec – 31 Oct 2011); BONDED BY BLOOD IV:  SCARLET SUNSET (SNM Book Publishing, Dec 2011); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“Ice Vermin,” EXTREMES 5 (Lone Wolf Publications [CD ROM], Jun 2003); DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007); ILL-CONSIDERED EXPEDITIONS (April Moon Books, Aug 2015); THE GREAT TOME OF FANTASTIC AND WONDROUS PLACES (Bards and Sages Publishing, Sep 2016)

“Mara’s Room,” DARK ANGEL RISING (UK), Feb 2003; DARK TALES (SpecFicWorld elec – Nov 2005); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“Pool Culture,” GOTHIC.NET (elec – posted 17 Feb 2003); DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007)

“The Walking,” MARSDUST (elec – Jan 2003); DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007); ROLL THE BONES (Fight On!, Feb 2011)

“No Christian,” THIRTEEN STORIES (Canada), Dec 2002

“Dirty Windows,” BARE BONE #3, Dec 2002

“The Master of Time,” FANTASTIC, Sum 2002; DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007); TIME IN A BOTTLE (Altered Dimensions, Jul 2010); SINGULAR IRREGULARITY (GrayWhisper Graphics Productions, Sep 2016)

“The Cherry Tree,” SONGS FROM DEAD SINGERS (Catalyst Books, Aug 2002); REVENANT II (Rymfire eBooks, Mar 2011)

“The Hole,” FRONTIERS OF TERROR (Marietta Publishing, Aug 2002)xx

“Pets,” THE DARKER SIDE:  GENERATIONS OF HORROR (Roc Books, May 2002); THE TANGLED BANK (Australia – elec – Tangled Bank Press, Feb 2010); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“A Fair Wind to Nanhai,” KINSHIPS MAGAZINE, May 2002

“Decking the Hall,” THE ASYLUM, VOL. 2:  THE VIOLENT WARD (Dark Tales Publications, Mar 2002*; Prime Books, Apr 2003)

“Peter’s Last Mile,” WHO KILLED THE EASTER BUNNY? (TERROR TALES antho, UK – elec – posted 29 Mar 2002)

“King Rat,” GOTHIC.NET (elec – 11 Mar 2002); DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007); BLEED (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, Aug 2013)

“Wolves,” FUTURE ORBITS (electronic – Feb-Mar 2002)

“Dark of the Moon,” THE CHILDREN OF CTHULHU (Del Rey, Jan 2002); FUTURE LOVECRAFT (Innsmouth Free Press, Dec 2011; Prime Books, Jul 2012); DARK HORIZONS (Elder Signs Press, Oct 2016)

“Flute and Harp,” WHISPERS AND SHADOWS (Prime Books, Dec 2001); BRITISH FANTASY SOCIETY JOURNAL #12, Oct 2014

“Eating for Two,” KILLER FROG ANTHOLOGY (Scavenger’s Newsletter, Dec 2001)

“Rat Girl,” DARK REGIONS, Nov 2001*; DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007)

“The Riverman’s Daughter,” STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001)*

“Dust,” STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001)*

“Cindy,” FANTASTIC, Spr 2001: TIME FOR BEDLAM (Saltboy, Oct 2005); WILY WRITERS (elec and podcast, 3 Aug 2012); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“Swarms,” BLOODTYPE (Lone Wolf Publications [CD ROM], May 2001)*; DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec. 2007)

“Bubbas Vs. Slime Devils,” BUBBAS OF THE APOCALYPSE (Yard Dog Press, May 01)

“Catskinner Sweet and the Twirling Teacups of Deadwood City,” NUKETOWN,(elec – Mar 2001); SPACE WESTERNS (elec – 20 May 2007); WONDERWAAN (Holland, as “Kattendrijver Sweet en de Draaiende Theeschotels van Deadwood City,” Jun 2011)

“Madness” (novelette), THE WITCHING HOUR (Silver Lake Publishing, Jan 2001; 2nd ed Mar 2003); INTO THE DREAMLANDS (Simian Publishing, May 2007)

“Belsnickel,” BLACK CHRISTMAS (UK – TERROR TALES antho – elec – Dec 2000?)

“Party Line,” THE VAMPIRE’S CRYPT, Fall 2000


“By Force and Against the King’s Peace” (novelette), ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S MYSTERY MAGAZINE, Dec 1999; THE SOCIETY OF MISFIT STORIES (Bards and Sages Publishing, Sep 2016)

“Tombs” (novelette), PRISONERS OF THE NIGHT #11 (MKASHEF Enterprises anthology, Fall 1999)

“Cold, Lifeless Fingers,” GC MAGAZINE (CABARET), Oct 1999; GOTHIC.NET (elec – 19 Aug 2002); EOTU Ezine (elec – Oct 2004); BLACK CHAOS II (Big Pulp Publications, May 2015)

“The Calm,” NEW MYTHOS LEGENDS (Marietta Publishing, Aug 1999)*; STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001); DARK FIRE #1 (elec – Jan 2003); HALCYON PULP FICTION, Apr 2005; CHIMAERA SERIALS (elec – Nov 2006); TORN REALITIES (Post Mortem Press, Apr 2012)

“The Great Man,” THE STRAND MAGAZINE #2, Spr-Sum 1999*; DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007)

“Flesh,” MAELSTROM SPECULATIVE FICTION, Spr 1999; E-MACABRE #2 (SpecFicWorld – elec – 31 Oct 2007); NIGHTMARE STALKERS & DREAM WALKERS (Horrified Press, Oct 2013)

“Hives,” DARK REGIONS, Spr 1999; DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007)

“In the Octopus’s Garden,” 69 FLAVORS OF PARANOIA, Mar-Apr 1999; EOTU Ezine (elec – Feb 2001); THE BOOK OF TENTACLES (Sam’s Dot, Jan 2010); THE DRABBLECAST (26 Feb 2011); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“The Hunchback,” FRIGHTMARES, Feb 1999

“Alison Courliss,” SPACEWAYS WEEKLY #76 (Canada – e-mail, 12 Feb 1999)

“Appetite,” GOTHIC.NET (electronic – posted Jan 1999)

“Nixies,” DARK REGIONS, Wint 1998-99; STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001)

“The Once and Future Bear,” PULP ETERNITY, Sep 1998

“The Ballerina,” DREAD, Summer 1998

“The Jungle,” GOING POSTAL (Space & Time, Jun 1998); SPACE COPS (Science Fiction Trails, Jun 2009)

“Skin,” GOTHIC.NET (electronic – posted Apr 1998); DARK MOON DIGEST, Apr 2012

“Beryl,” BETWEEN (NOT ONE OF US anthology, Apr 1998)

“The Scarecrow,” MILLENNIUM MAGAZINE, Feb 1998; E-CLIPS (elec- Aut 2005)

“Stealing Candy,” GOTHIC.NET (electronic – posted Jan 1998); HORRORFIND (elec – posted Oct 2000); SNM HORROR MAGAZINE (elec – 1 Feb 2013)

“The Sending,” ALFRED HITCHCOCK MYSTERY MAGAZINE, Dec 1997*; STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001), SPOOKS! (Twilight Tales, Oct 2004)

“The Galvanic,” LORE, Autumn 1997*; ARKHAM TALES (elec – Nov 2009); LORE:  A QUAINT AND CURIOUS VOLUME OF SELECTED STORIES (The LORE Firm, LLC, Dec 2011)

“Floods,” MONSTERS FROM MEMPHIS (Zapizdat Publications, Nov 1997)x

“Victorians,” GOTHIC GHOSTS (Tor, Nov 1997)*; ENIGMATIC TALES (UK), Aut 2000; STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001); CANDLE IN THE ATTIC WINDOW (Innsmouth Free Press, Sep 2011); CHILLING GHOST SHORT STORIES (UK – Flame Tree Publishing, Nov 2015)

“Paperboxing Art,” NEW MYSTERY, Summer 1997 (note:  titled “Paper Boxes” on story itself)**,*; DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007); CRIME & MYSTERY SHORT STORIES (UK – Flame Tree Publishing, Oct 2016);

“Icebox Worms,” THE DARKLANDS PROJECT, Jul 1997; DRED (elec – Oct 2005)

“How Many Angels,” CREATIO EX NIHILO (electronic – posted Jul 1997); THE TWILIGHT GARDEN #5 (Delirium Books, Fall 1999)

“The Hawk and the Slipper,” DARK TYRANTS (White Wolf, Jun 1997)

“Audrey’s Cat,” NIGHT TERRORS, Apr 1997; NIGHT TERRORS SAMPLE (elec Jan 98)

“Labyrinth,” TOMORROW SF (elec – posted Mar 1997); STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001); GODS AND MONSTERS (Simian Publishing, Apr 2006); INSIDIOUS ASSASSINS (Smart Rhino Publications, Jan 2015)

“Seeds,” KEEN SCIENCE FICTION, Feb 1997; GROWING CONCERNS (Chupa Cabra House, Jan 2014)

“Toast,” ABORIGINAL SF, Fall 1996; EOTU Ezine (elec – Jun 2002); A ROBOT, A CYBORG, & A MARTIAN WALK INTO A SPACE BAR (Nomadic Delirium Press, Jan 2015)

“The Sidewalk,” TERMINAL FRIGHT #13, Fall 1996*; MOTA 2002:  TRUTH (TripleTree Publishing, Sep 2002); GRAVE ROBBERS (James Ward Kirk Publishing, Mar 2013); JWK FICTION BEST OF HORROR 2013 (James Ward Kirk Publishing, Aug 2014)

“Extinctions,” THE BLUE LADY, Autumn 1996

“A Business Affair in Dioscuras,” THE 6TH SENSE, Oct 1996 (note:  part 1, part 2 never published, first appeared in FRIGHT DEPOT, Spring 1989); AFTERBURN SF (elec – 18 Jul 2009); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“The Tears of Isis,” DARKSIDE:  HORROR FOR THE NEXT MILLENNIUM (Darkside Press, Oct 1996; Roc Books, Jan 1998); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“All Swords Melt,” FANTASTIC WORLDS #1 (Sep 1996); GAIA’S MISFITS (Happy Gnome Publishing, Aug 2013)

“Cold Eddie,” TALERS TALES, Sum 1996; DARK TREASURES (SpecFicWorld – elec – Dec 2004)

“Kites,” TALEBONES, Summer 1996

“Trolls,” NIGHT TERRORS, Jun 1996; DOWN IN THE CELLAR (elec – Spr 2007); SHROUD MAGAZINE, May-Jun 2009

“Annie,” FREEZER BURN, Spring 1996

“Mr. Happy Head,” WICKED MYSTIC #25, Spring 1996; GOTHIC.NET (elec – posted Oct 1999); BIZARRO BIZARRO (Bizarro Pulp Press, Dec 2013); MURDER MAYHEM SHORT STORIES (UK – Flame Tree Publishing, Oct 2016)

“Wires,” PHANTASMAGORIA #2, Spring 1996

“Birds,” MOONLETTERS #4, Spring 1996

“Mamas Don’t Let Your Babies Grow Up to Be Procyon VII Slime Dancers’ Beaux,” ZONE 9, Mar 1996; COSMIC VEGETABLE:  ANTHOLOGY OF HUMOROUS SF (Dreamscape Press, Nov 2013)

“Vanitas,” ALFRED HITCHCOCK MYSTERY MAGAZINE, Jan 1996; STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001); Untreed Reads (elec chapbook, Aug 2011)

“Giupetta,” PALACE CORBIE #6 (Merrimack Books, Nov-Dec 1995)

“The Hunt,” 100 WICKED LITTLE WITCH STORIES (Barnes & Noble, Sep 1995)*

“Exiles” (novelette), ZERO GRAVITY FREEFALL, Sep 1995 (excerpt published in Preview Issue #0, Oct 1994)

“Garbageman,” PLOT MAGAZINE, Sum 1995; NAKED SNAKE ONLINE (elec – 4 Apr 05)

“Flying,” DEAD OF NIGHT, Summer 1995*; DARK ANNIE (elec – posted Dec 98); BEST OF THE WEB ’98 (ETERNITY – elec – posted Jun 99)#

“The Candle Room,” TERMINAL FRIGHT #8, Summer 1995; STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001); HORRORS BEYOND (Elder Signs Press, Apr 2005; 2nd [paperback] ed., Sep 2007); WAR OF THE WORLDS: FRONTLINES (Northern Frights Publishing [Canada], Apr 2010); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013); THE GREAT TOME OF FORGOTTEN RELICS AND ARTIFACTS (Bards and Sages Publishing, Mar 2016)

“Jessie,” ABERRATIONS, Aug 1995; DREAMS OF DUALITY (Red Skies Press, Mar 2012)

“The Claw,” SILVER GRIFFIN #31/32, May-Jun 1995

“Sparrow’s Song,” CITY OF DARKNESS:  UNSEEN (White Wolf, Mar 1995)

“When the Moon,” TRUTH UNTIL PARADOX (White Wolf, Jan 1995)

“Gas,” EULOGY #9 (Wint 1994-95); TRUE DARK (Red Skies Press, Oct 2013)

“Top Secret,” SKULL #2 (Dec 1994)

“Scavenger,” FANTASTIC COLLECTIBLES #124, Nov 1994; LIMELIGHT:  A GOLDEN LIGHT ANTHOLOGY (Chamberton Publishing – elec – Oct 2012)

“Hanging Vines,” CONADIAN SOUVENIR BOOK, 52nd World Science Fiction Conv., Sep 1994; THE 6TH SENSE, May 1996; PLANET RELISH (elec – Aug 2000)

“Tree of Dreams,” HAUNTS, Summer-Fall 1994; LITTLE GREEN MEN, Fall 1996

“Nuclear Fusion,” PIRATE WRITINGS, Summer 1994; EOTU Ezine (elec – Aug 2002)

“Rushing Water,” BETWEEN DIMENSIONS, July-Aug 1994

“The Dancing Master,” ALFRED HITCHCOCK MYSTERY MAGAZINE, June 1994; DARKER LOVES (Dark Regions, Dec 2007)

“Jesse,” SILVER GRIFFIN #29/30 (Spring-Summer?) 1994

“The Winning,” OVER MY DEAD BODY, Spring 1994*; THE Q REVIEW, Spring 1997; NEFARIOUS (electronic – Apr 2000); PARADE OF PHANTOMS (audio – [?]); A TWIST OF NOIR (elec – posted 9 Dec 2008); HARD LUCK (Burnt Offerings Books, May 2014)

“Pavlov’s Dogs,” GATEWAYS, Spring 1994; THE GREAT TOME OF DARKEST HORRORS AND UNSPEAKABLE EVILS (Bards and Sages Publishing, Jun 2016)

“Golden Age,” MINDSPARKS #4 (Spring 1994); ANDROMEDA’S CHILDREN (Fringeworks, Aug 2015)

“The Snow Wraith,” AFTER HOURS, Spring 1994 (note:  “The Ice Wraith” on contents page)*; FAERIES (France, as “Le Spectre des Neiges”, Sum 2000); STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001)

“Mountain Djinn,” BARDIC RUNES (Canada), Spr 1994; GODDESS OF THE BAY, Mar 1999; TAVERN WENCH JOURNAL OF LORE (elec – Sum 2003)

“They Live in the Walls,” THE BEEKEEPER (Branches Publications, Apr 1994)

“Urcheida,” DEAD OF NIGHT, Fall-Wint 1993; NASTY SNIPS (UK – MT Publishing, Fall 1999)

“The Swineherd’s Tale,” PULPHOUSE HARDBACK #12, Fall 1993*

“The Mall,” SILVER GRIFFIN #28, Sept-Oct 1993

“A Rider Out From Circassia,” PRISONERS OF THE NIGHT #7 (MKASHEF Enterprises anthology, Aug 1993)

“Moons of Saturn,” TOMORROW #3 (July 1993); THE BIZARRE AGE (Romania – Editura StudIS, Jul 2012); THE TEARS OF ISIS (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, May 2013)

“Peds” (novelette), HARSH MISTRESS (now ABSOLUTE MAGNITUDE), Spr-Sum 1993; Untreed Reads (electronic chapbook, Oct 2012)

“The Blade of Gudrin,” SPACE AND TIME, Spring 1993; SORCEROUS MAGAZINE, Jun 1996: FABLES (electronic – Mar 2001)

“Philosopher’s Stone,” STAR TRIAD #6, April 1993

“Lobo,” SILVER GRIFFIN #26, February 1993

“Ratso,” 2 AM, Winter 1992-93; WHITE KNUCKLES, Spring-Summer 1996

“Bitter Perfume,” FIGMENT #12, Winter 1992-93; MOONSHADOWS (Obelesk Books, Feb 1995); STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001); CHIMAERA SERIALS (elec – Jul 2007)

“Invisible People,” DARK INFINITY, Winter 1992-93; FORTRESS, Summer 1996; SPECFICWORLD.COM’S FEATURED FICTION (elec – 2 Mar 2008); WE WALK INVISIBLE (Chupa Cabra House, Nov 2013); DYSTOPIAN EXPRESS (Hydra Publications, Mar 2016)

“Survivors,” BARDIC RUNES (Canada), Fall-Winter 1992; OF UNICORNS AND SPACE STATIONS, Summer 1997

“Snap.  Crackle.  Pop!,” WICKED MYSTIC #19, November 1992

“Julie,” SILVER GRIFFIN #25, September 1992

“Abandoned Ships,” FANTASTIC COLLECTIBLES #111, Sep 1992; THE 5TH DI…, Jun 1998; TALES OF THE TALISMAN, Sep 2008

“Mandragora,” FANG #3 (Summer 1992); THE BLUE LADY, Spring 1996; REDSINE (Australia), May 2000; RECKLESS ABANDON (Catalyst Books, Aug 2002)

“Subterranean Pests,” L. RON HUBBARD’S WRITERS OF THE FUTURE, Vol. 8 (Bridge Publications, August 1992)

“The Impossible City,” THE VINCENT BROTHERS REVIEW #10, Summer 1992@; THE TWILIGHT GARDEN #5 (Delirium Books, Fall 1999)

“The Cure,” SILVER GRIFFIN #24, July 1992

“Frankie,” BIZARRE BAZAAR 92 (TAL Publications anthology, June 1992)

“Atoms,” FANTASTIC COLLECTIBLES #109, Apr 1992; THE 5TH DI… (Special “James S. Dorr” issue, Apr 1996); QUANTUM MUSE (elec – Spr 2007); TALES OF THE TALISMAN, Sum 2011

“Final Entry,” FANTASTIC COLLECTIBLES #107, Feb 1992; PARLOUR PAPERS 1 (Strait-Jacket Publications anthology, Mar 1993)

“A Christmas Story,” CEMETERY DANCE, Winter 1991-92; THE IGUANA INFORMER, Dec 1994; MIDNIGHT JOURNEYS (Ozark Triangle Press, Jul 1995); THE BEST OF CEMETERY DANCE (CD Pubs, Mar 1998); MYSTERICAL-E, Wint 2005-06; TWISTED TONGUE (UK), Nov 2006

“Poludnitsa,” THE SHORT STORY DIGEST #4, Winter 1991-92; STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001); ORPHANS OF THE STORM (Whispering Spirits – elec – Mar 2007); CHIMERA SERIES (Chamberton Publishing – elec – Nov 2012)

“Police Story,” THE FICTION PRIMER, Winter 1991-92; PHOSGENE (“April Fool’s” issue of FOSFAX, Apr 1995); THE TWILIGHT GARDEN #5 (Delirium Books, Fall 1999)

“Romance Unlimited,” BORDERLANDS II (Borderlands Press limited edition, Nov 1991; Avon Books, Dec 1991; White Wolf, Oct 1994)*

“Dream Warriors,” BARDIC RUNES (Canada), Fall-Winter 1991; JUST BECAUSE, Jan 1998

“When Cats Are Away,” HAUNTS, Fall-Winter 1991*; THE 5TH DI…, Jul 1997; STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001); SORCEROUS SIGNALS (elec – Sep-Nov 2011)

“Monster Terror Romance Stories,” GRUE, Fall 1991; GOTHIC.NET (as “Monster Terror Love Stories” – electronic – posted 5 May 2003)

“The Wellmaster’s Daughter,” ALFRED HITCHCOCK’S MYSTERY MAGAZINE, Nov 1991*; MURDER TAKES A HOLIDAY (Barnes & Noble, Jul 1992); STRANGE MISTRESSES (Dark Regions, Nov 2001); UNCOMMON ASSASSINS (Smart Rhino Publications, Aug 2012); EVERYWHERE STORIES:  SHORT FICTION FROM A SMALL PLANET, VOL. II (Press 53, Sep 2016)

“Bureaucrats,” INFINITY LTD., September 1991; THE 6TH SENSE, Apr 1997

“No Place to Hide,” SCIENCE FICTION REVIEW, Sum 1991; ALPHADRIVE #02 (elec – posted Apr 1998); EOTU Ezine (elec – Aug 2001); SCIENCE FICTION SUPER PACK #1 (Positronic Publishing, Aug 2014)

“Still the Great Bulls Run,” STAR TRIAD, August 1991; WAXING & WANING #4 (Canada), Summer 2000

“Milk Carton Monsters,” NEW MYSTERY #1, July-August 1991*

“The Gentle Winds of Summer,” ENCOUNTERS, July-Aug 1991; THE 6TH SENSE, Aug-Sep 1999

“Blessed Are the Meek,” DOPPELGANGER, July 1991

“The Bracelet,” SILVER GRIFFIN #19, July 1991

“A Magician from the Wuyi Shan Mountains,” ATOPOS, Spring-Summer 1991; FLOATING WORLDS (Obelesk Books, Sep 1996)

“Idle Hands,” THE HAUNTED SUN, Spring 1991; DARK SUN RISING, Winter 1993-94; GATHERING DARKNESS (elec – Jun 1996); PENNY DREADFUL, Autumn 1997

“Taoist Magic,” BARDIC RUNES (Can), Spr 1991; MYSTIC FICTION, Wint 1994-95

“The Shrub,” BLACK FROST, Spring 1991; NOCTURNAL MUTTERINGS, Winter 1996-97

“Vampirequest,” SILVER GRIFFIN #18, May 1991

“Rules of War,” OTHER WORLDS #4, May 1991; NOVA SF (Italy – forthcoming)

“Heliope,” THE STANDING STONE (Can), Apr 1991; PENNY DREADFUL, Midsum 1999)

“Sunrise Revival,” THE HAUNTED SUN, Jan 1991; E-MACABRE (SpecFicWorld – elec – Oct 2003); DEMON MINDS (elec – posted 15 Jan 2008)

“Never Give a Telepath an Even Break,” BEYOND #18, Fall 1990; MOSCON XV PROGRAM BOOK, Sep 1993; THE 5TH DI…, Jan 1996

“Red Sand,” SILVER GRIFFIN #14, November 1990; STORY RULES, Summer 1997

“Fetuscam,” PANDORA 25, Spring 1990; ABORTION STORIES: FICTION ON FIRE (MinRef Press anthology, Aug 1992*)

“Alchemists’ Gold” (novelette), SPACE AND TIME, Winter 1989-90

“Giving a Hoot,” STARBRIGHT MAGAZINE, December 1989(?)

“Crumbs,” THE SCREAM FACTORY, Spring 1989; PALACE CORBIE, Autumn 1992*; THE TALE SPINNER, Nov-Dec 1996

“The Frost Giant” (orig. “Valleyrella Meets the Frost Giant”), READ ME, Spring 1989

“Curious Eyes,” THE FICTION PRIMER, Dec 1988; PULSAR! Spring-Summer 1991; THE 5TH DI… #6, Oct 1995; THE TWILIGHT GARDEN #5 (Delirium Books, Fall 1999); IT’S ABOUT TIME (Main Street Rag Publications, Nov 2016)

“Angel of Mercy,” SHOCK TREATMENT (Peak Output anthology, Sept 1988)

“The Fourth Attempt,” FRIGHT DEPOT, Spr 1988; THE 5TH DI…, Mar 1996; AFTERBURN SF (elec – posted 1 Aug 2008)

“Oil for the Lamps of Pinshau,” TESSERACT JUNCTION, Summer 1987; BEST OF THE MIDWEST’S SF, FANTASY & HORROR, Vol 1 (antho), Feb 1992

“Minushka,” Small Press Writers & Artists Org. SHOWCASE 6, Spring 1987; MIDNIGHT SHAMBLER, Feb 1988; TERROR TIME AGAIN #3, Nov 1989; THE TWILIGHT GARDEN #5 (Delirium Books, Fall 1999)



$Hon. Mention, BEST FANTASTIC EROTICA (Circlet Press, Nov 2007)


xNominated for 1998 Darrell Award for fiction set in Mid-South

xx1st Runner Up, 2003 Darrell Award for fiction set in Mid-South

**Nominated for 1998 Anthony Award for mystery short story

#1st place, Best of the Web ’98 competition

@Nominated for Pushcart Prize XVIII, 1993

  1. OMG! What a collection of stories! Nice job!

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