Wednesday, September 21, 2016


I received my 34th acceptance of the year this afternoon, this one for a Christmas story.

Tuesday, September 20, 2016


I completed my forty-fifth short story of the year this evening. This one's a 5,500-word bit of crime fiction I started June 15 and had almost finished before Bouchercon last week. I went through it after returning home, corrected typos and made a small adjustment to chronology, and submitted it.

Thursday, September 08, 2016


I received my 33rd acceptance of the year this afternoon, for a story I submitted to an anthology June 30, 2014. On April 7, 2016, I pulled the story from the submitted queue, thinking the project had been abandoned. Surprise! The anthology's a go and today the story was accepted.

Monday, September 05, 2016

Publishing 3x

My story "I Dated My Brother" appears in the October True Story, and my stories
"His Punching Bag" and "My Halloween Princess" appear in the October True Confessions.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016


My story "An Unhealthy Death," which appears in this month's Mystery Weekly Magazine, was yesterday's free story of the week, emailed to everyone on the magazine's email list. If you'd like to receive a mystery every Tuesday, join their email list:

Monday, August 22, 2016


I finished and submitted my forty-third short story of the year this afternoon. This one's a 5,300-word confession I started August 18.


I completed and submitted my forty-second short story of the year this afternoon. This one's a 2,300-word Christmas story I started December 24, 2015.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

31, 32

I received my 31st and 32nd acceptances this morning, this time for a pair of confessions.