Thursday, February 26, 2015


My story "My Lover or My Husband" appears in the April True Story.

Monday, February 23, 2015

Published 3x

My stories "Cum Bumps," "Backdoorman," and "A Cock & Bull Story" appear in The Mammoth Book of Uniform Erotica (Robinson/Running Press). The the official release date apparently is next month, my copies arrived today.

Sunday, February 22, 2015


I finished and submitted my fifth short story of the year this evening. This one's a 4,900-word confession I started writing January 13, 2002.


I finished and submitted by fourth short story of the year this morning. It's a 3,500-word confession I started writing October 20, 2012.

Friday, February 20, 2015


I received my 6th acceptance of the year a few days ago, but I forgot to post the news at the time.

Thursday, February 19, 2015

Published: "Quarryville, Texas"

My erotic private eye story "Quarryville, Texas" appears in the just-published anthology The Private Eye Writers of America Presents: 50 Shades of Grey Fedora.

Learn more here.

Tuesday, February 17, 2015


My essay "High on Gardening" appears in the March/April 2015 Texas Gardener.

Wednesday, February 11, 2015


I received my 5th acceptance of the year this evening, this time for reprint rights to a story first published in 1983.


I received my 3rd and 4th acceptances of the year. Both were for Mother's Day stories.

Monday, February 09, 2015


I finished and submitted my third short story of the year this evening. This one's a 5,400-word Father's Day story I started writing on February 20, 2012.

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

Published 2x

My story "Love Lost and Love Gained" appears in the March True Story, and my story "Turning Trash into Treasure" appears in the March True Confessions.

Monday, February 02, 2015

The best thing I wrote today

I was replying to a letter from a Professional Writing student at my alma mater, and I wrapped up my many words of advice with:

No one will ever hand you a writing career. You have to earn it one word at a time.

Sunday, February 01, 2015


I finished writing and submitted my second story of the year. This one's a 1,700-word Mother's Day story.