The last short story


This is the last short story I’ll post in a while, as I’m getting back to working on a new novel. This one is called The Rake. It’s a grim story of things going wrong for a cop, and his encounter with the paranormal.

Don’t forget, you have today and tomorrow to download, for free, the Kindle versions of my new books! Thanks to all who have already done so!

I hope everybody’s well! Take care!

Yet another short story

Here’s another short story I wrote. It’s a little sad, but it’s based on a true story:

The Burglar

Hope you guys like it!

Don’t forget, you have until Friday to download my 2 new books, for free on Kindle. They ain’t great, but they sure ’nuff was fun to write:


I hope everybody’s well, and, as always, I’d appreciate some feedback on the short story!

Have a good day!


Well, self published anyway. I got tired of rejection letters from agents who didn’t even want to read the books, so I published them on my own. I will be working on marketing them in the future.

A Pack of Dogs is the story of Jacob Baxter, who finds himself the last man on Earth. An old trope, I know, but this time, a considerable amount of time has passed, and several members of the animal kingdom have ascended to sapience. Things go wrong after wrong when Jacob finds himself on a journey to save what may be the remnants of mankind.

Index, Washington is the story of, well, Index, Washington, and some of the people that live there. Unbeknownst to them, an ancient evil, buried deep in the Cascade Mountains, is stirring to life, with nothing but bad intentions. Five people find themselves on a collision course with the paranormal and the supernatural, with cataclysmic results.


The paperback versions are $15 and $10, respectively. That’s as cheap as I could print them. The Kindle versions are 99 cents, and from now until Friday, the Kindle versions are free!

That’s right, the Kindle version is free! What have you got to lose, except a few hours of reading bad fiction that you’ll never get back! Wait, what! Anyway, if you do download it, I’d appreciate a review on Amazon. Honest is fine!

Please support small/struggling/local artists, and please let me know what you think of the work!

If anyone wants to give them an honest review, and post something to Goodreads or their blog, let me know, and I will send you a copy.

Hope everybody’s well!

new short story


I’ve posted a new short story, called A Visit to Langley.

This one is a little long, at 8k words, but it was a blast to write. It’s HP Lovecraft meets the Twilight Zone. As always, please enjoy, and, if you get a chance, let me know what you think.

It’s a little rated R due to language and subject matter, but it’s not too bad.

Hope everybody’s well!

Writing in the age of Trump


When I started this blog, I swore to myself that I would not bring up politics, but with his recent comments about Puerto Rico, I find myself compelled.

I may lose a few followers over this, but THIS IS MY OPINION ONLY: Donald Trump is an insecure, repugnant, loud-mouthed, uncultured, unintelligent, vapid, racist, sexist, homophobic, egomaniacal, narcissistic windbag. I chuckle when I think of what this man considers culture. I doubt he’s read a book since the eighth grade.

So how does this affect my writing? In my current project, Index, I paint a portrait of a small mountain town in Washington State. Everyone respects each other. Everyone gets along. Differences are tolerated. Differing opinions are considered. Do horrible things happen here? Sure, this is a novel, but the characters themselves are good, honest, friendly people.

My writing is my escapism, and I want to live in a world where people do not hate each other because of their differences. I see no reason why the real world can not be the same.

Just my thoughts. Hope everybody’s well!

another short story


Here’s another short story. It’s called Another Day At School. This one is not quite so nice as the previous one I posted. In fact, if you are not a fan of violence, skip this one.

Again, feel free to let me know what you think.

Have a nice day!

short story

I added a short story called ‘Kaleb’ to my web page. If people could check it out, and let me know what they think, that would be great.

It’s a (mostly) true story of a dog I knew. It’s emotionally manipulative, but, hey, what story about a dog is not emotionally manipulative?

Anyway, it’s in the short story section at the top of the page. Give it a read, and let me know what you think.

Hope everybody’s well!



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