“Sleeping at the Rum Cherry Motel” Revisited

Todd McHugh has murdered his wife and is hoping to seek refuge in Mexico.

Sleeping at the Rum Cherry Motel” was one of the first flash fiction pieces that I ever sent out for publication, and I was fortunate enough to have Twisted Sister Lit Mag publish this 2016 product (2016 was a very productive year for me). Continue reading ““Sleeping at the Rum Cherry Motel” Revisited”

Speculative 66: Issues 17, 18, and 19

Flash fiction from issues 17, 18, and 19 of Speculative 66!

This post features my accepted submissions for issues seventeen, eighteen, and nineteen of Speculative Fiction. You can click on the title of each piece below to read that issue.  Continue reading “Speculative 66: Issues 17, 18, and 19”

Speculative 66: Issues 9, 10, 11, and 12

My short fiction from issues 9, 10, 11, and 12 of Speculative 66!

This post features my accepted submissions for issues nine, ten, eleven, and twelve of Speculative Fiction. You can click on the title of each piece below to read that issue.  Continue reading “Speculative 66: Issues 9, 10, 11, and 12”

Speculative 66: Issues 6, 7, and 8

Nine speculative fiction pieces from Speculative 66!

Speculative 66 is an online magazine featuring works of fiction that are exactly 66 words. I was fortunate enough to have a few pieces appear in this publication beginning in issue six and continuing until issue nineteen.  Continue reading “Speculative 66: Issues 6, 7, and 8”

“Blueberry Pancakes”

“They’re practically dead before coming off the skillet.”

The sounds of a Saturday morning breakfast crowd filled the small diner. Modeled to resemble the roadside dives of yesteryear, the place was certainly popular and maintained a loyal cohort of regulars.  Continue reading ““Blueberry Pancakes””

Ensnared in a Childhood Fear: “Floating over a Spider” and “Montanha do Aranha”

A couple of short stories about deadly spiders (some extraterrestrial and one the product of island gigantism) spinning doom.

When I was a child, I had an intense fear of spiders. My dread of those little eight-legged monsters has somewhat eased in my adulthood, but I continue to hesitate whenever I encounter an arachnid Continue reading “Ensnared in a Childhood Fear: “Floating over a Spider” and “Montanha do Aranha””