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All Hail AlienSkin Magazine

Prior to the launch of this site, I took time preserve and move my former posts from my editorial blog on AlienSkin Magazine.

The magazine ceased publication in August 2008. Its domain name expired in 2010 ~ long after my former staff and I had moved on to pursue writing projects of our own.…

My Return to the Cloud

Welcome to my new website and blog.

It’s been a while since I decided to close my beloved ~ AlienSkin Magazine in 2008.

Although my Alien Crew of former staff and I keep in touch, and our dedicated columnists, Rob Shelsky, Kevin Hillman, Elaine Isaak, and the Gore Monger, J.

End of an Era

It’s official ~  AlienSkin Magazine is Closing

After several months of soul searching, I have decided to close the magazine.  We’ve been publishing short stories from writers around the world for 8 years.  Now I’d like to focus on my own writing.…

Twisted Tale Wins Editor’s Choice Award

TT11BIssue #11 of Twisted Tongue Magazine is now available!  In it, my micro fiction tale, Maude Hatter’s Wicked Garden Party, won the Editor’s Choice Award!  In addition to that thrilling news, 5 other fiction pieces are published in that issue.…

Twisted Poems To Be Published

Patience is not only a virtue it is a must-have characteristic for fiction writers.

It keeps us from climbing the walls and from biting our fingernails down to the quick as we wait and wait for that all important editor reply.  …

Four Micro Fiction Sales For May!

Taking an editor up on the offer to submit more work is an offer no writer can refuse!  It’s encouraging to hear an editor is interested enough in your work to request to see more.  Now if I can only be that lucky once I start shopping my novels around! …

1st Publication of the New Year!

Several of the stories I submitted in December 2007 received acceptance notices.  All were Micro-Flash pieces ~ Need I remind you of how HOT Micro & Regular Flash Fiction are right now?  Well they are!

My first tale, Miss Mogley Speaks, is a creepy story inspired by those who take pilgrimages to reportedly religious sites or to locations where statues of the Virgin Mary have been know to cry; or places where Mrs.…

The Litter Appears in Murky Depths

The 2nd issue of Murky Depths is now available in the United Kingdom and Online!

My fiendish horror tale, The Litter, appears in this issue. And the black and white artwork by James Fletcher is an awesome accompaniment. The issue is packed full of dark, haunting tales and creepy art.…

October Submissions & Sales

In October, I had two micro-fiction stories accepted for publication.  My mini sci-fi tale, Four Crows will be appearing online in Apollo’s Lyre this month.  Through  friend I learned about a neat little online site called, 365 Tales, so I took a look around, read a few stories. …