Category Archives: Short stories

Information sharing at companies

Without WANs enterprises and users on a LAN would be limited to the information and user base in just location, without connecting all enterprises and users in a particular geographical region, to help each other find the networks of interest and enable business and productivity collaboration, and that’s why many companies focus on using services […]

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Two new stories in Fiction River

I’ve been very fortunate to see my stories appear in many issues of the Fiction River anthology series. Fiction River: Editor Saves, however, marks the first issue to include two of my stories. “City of Sin Strangler” is a suspenseful, crime story set in “Lynn, Lynn, the City of Sin,” while “Makonde: Tree of Life” is a fantasy that splits […]

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New romance story in Heart’s Kiss

My latest romance short story, “From a Dry, Bitter Stream Comes the Sweetest of Fountains,” in now available in Heart’s Kiss magazine. The editors call this story, “a great story about female empowerment in a time when women had no voice unless they met the right partner.” Romance fans, do yourself a favor and get this terrific […]

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Best American Mystery Stories 2018 released, includes “Serengeti”

I’ve been buying this anthology for twenty years, but this year’s volume includes a special treat: my story “Death in the Serengeti.” This is the fulfillment of one of my earliest writing dreams, to appear in a Year’s Best anthology. I’m alongside some of the biggest names in the field: Joyce Carol Oates, Michael Connelly […]

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Derringer Award presentation

This was the thrill of a lifetime, a dream come true. I received the Derringer Best Long Story award for my story “Death in the Serengeti.” The Derringers are awarded by the Short Mystery Fiction Society, and were presented at the World Mystery Convention (Bouchercon) in St. Petersburg, Florida. I’m having technical problems uploading the […]

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Humor story collection released

I’m very proud to release my first short story collection, Shimmers and Laughs: Eight Wildly Hilarious Tales. Available now in ebook and print versions at all major online outlets, it features my funniest stories, including “Little Blue Fuzzy,” “She’s No Shimmer,” “Beloved,” “Tiffany Gets Her Boobs,” “One-Night Stands for Love and Glory,” and others. From a little […]

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New story part of Fiction River and an awesome bundle

“Death in the Serengeti” is one of my favorite stories for many reasons. It’s a thriller that’s a fun read, it brings me back to my trip of a lifetime to Africa, and it also involves an all-time favorite writing experience. Let me tell you about that experience. New York Times bestselling writer Kevin J. […]

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A terrific bundle for a ridiculously low price

Crimes, Capers, & Rule-Breakers is a new bundle of 20 short stories written by some awesome writers. It includes my story, “The Beautiful People.”  And for a limited time, you can pre-order it for just 99 cents, a bargain of ridiculous proportions. The price will go up (I believe on the actual launch date of […]

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New stories appearing the 24th of each month

On the 24th of every month, I’m releasing a new short story in all electronic formats. This actually began in April with the release of “The Beautiful People,” and continued in May (“One-Night Stands for Love and Glory”), and June (“Huram’s Temple”). Each short story only 99 cents! Huram, the Phoenician, crafts bronze masterpieces for […]

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