Thursday, November 30, 2017


I finished and submitted my thirtieth short story this evening. This one's a 4,700-word bit of crime fiction I started October 31 in response to an open anthology call for submissions.

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Tuesday, November 14, 2017


I received my 37th acceptance of the year this morning, this—after a minor revision and some small tweaks—for the crime fiction story I submitted a few days ago.

Smooth Criminal

Today I confess to the literary crime that led to my first professional fiction sale in "Smooth Criminal," my debut post as a member of the SleuthSayers group blog:

Saturday, November 11, 2017


I completed and submitted my twenty-ninth short story of the year. This one's a bit of crime fiction I started November 5 in response to an anthology invitation.

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Published: "Montezuma's Revenge"

My story "Montezuma's Revenge" appears in the 2017 Bouchercon anthology Passport to Murder (Down & Out Books), edited by John McFetridge.