My dystopian political screed Unarmed has been accepted by Metastellar for publication in January 2022.
My holiday microfiction Up on the Rooftop has been released by The NoSleep Podcast as part of their latest Sleepless Decompositions episode. The story starts at around 5:20 and runs a quick 60 seconds or so.
Something’s Wrong With Mom, my short horror parable about addiction and depression, has been published by the Tales to Terrify podcast. The story starts around the 6:45 mark and runs about 15 minutes. It’s one of my personal favorites that I’ve written, and Tales to Terrify did an amazing job with it.
2021 was a crazy productive year for me, writing-wise. In my first full year as a short story author, I published over 20 short stories, as well as a dozen drabbles and a half-dozen podcast audio dramas.
If you’re nominating for any of the major horror, sci-fi, or other awards out there (Hugo, Nebula, Stoker, Astounding, etc.), please consider giving some of these stories a read.Continue reading →
My short techno-horror story Blame has been accepted by The Dread Machine. It’s a “found footage” horror story about a strange incident at a technology company, told through a mixture of emails, chat logs, terminal commands, git commits, computer code, audio transcripts, Reddit threads, JIRA tickets, door entry logs … even a Walmart receipt. I can’t think of a better home for it than The Dread Machine.
My short horror story Something’s Wrong With Mom has been published in Issue #2 of Synthetic Reality Magazine. It’s a personal favorite of mine, so I’m glad it finally found a home.
My weird sci-fi story Interminable has been accepted for the January print edition of Dark Recesses Press.
My short stalker story Influenced is now available to read for the Shallow Waters flash fiction contest. Sign up for Crystal Lake’s $5 Patreon membership so you read and vote for the story here.