Two Pages of “Toll”

November 10, 2008

Horror Library Vol. 3, the new anthology from Cutting Block Press which features stories by Gary Braunbeck, Kealan Patrick Burke, Michael Arnzen, and, uh, me (among many others), is making its way out into the world. You can read an excerpt of my contribution, “Toll,” right here. You can also check out excerpts of the other fine stories and find ordering information at the site.

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Horror Library Vol. 3

October 13, 2008

Cutting Block Press is expecting to release their new anthology Horror Library Vol. 3 in the next few weeks. Below is the full table of contents:

Lávese las Manos – R.J Cavender & Boyd E. Harris
Them – Sunil Sadanand
Ashes of the Dead – Kurt Dinan
The Orange Mammoth – Matthew Lee Bain
The River Child – R. Michael Burns
The Station – Bentley Little
Short Stacked – Rodney J. Smith
After – Kealan Patrick Burke
Consumed – Michael Louis Calvillo
Under the Bridge Downtown – Gary A. Braunbeck & Matthew Warner
Being Supreme – Mark Justice
Clover – Gina Ranalli
Guarded – Michael A. Arnzen
The Review – Rick Moore
Teeth – A.C. Wise
When the Skies Toss Down Rain Heavy – Eric Grizzle
Obsidian Sea – Kurt Kirchmeier
Masks and Shadows – Cullen Bunn
Extra Innings – John Peters
The Living World – C. Michael Cook
Fish Bait – John Everson
Toll – Blu Gilliand
The Steel Church – Charles Colyott
The Apocalypse Ain’t So Bad – Jeff Strand
The Rhythm Method – Mikal Trimm
Her Dead Oceans – Lorne Dixon
Golden Eyes – Lisa Morton
The Haven – John Palisano
The Birdie – Stephen Couch
Blink the Blood Away – R.M. Ridley

I’m really proud to be part of a lineup that includes heavy hitters like Bentley Little, Kealan Patrick Burke, Gary Braunbeck and Matthew Warner. And speaking of the last two, they’ve posted a free reading of their collaboration. Check it out, and then head over to Cutting Block Press, where they’ll soon be posting preorder information.


“Three Graves”

September 19, 2008
I’m thrilled to announce that my story “Three Graves” picked up an Honorable Mention in Shroud magazine’s Third MySpace Flash Fiction Photo Contest. The story will appear in issue #4 of the magazine, available soon.
This is my second Honorable Mention in the contest – my story “Danger Well” appeared in issue #3. Shroud is a fine up-and-coming magazine, and I’m proud to once again be a part of their lineup. I’ll be sure and post a notice here when the issue is available.

“Danger Well”

August 11, 2008

My flash fiction story “Danger Well” is available now in Shroud Magazine #3. Shroud‘s first couple of issues have featured fiction from authors such as Tom Piccirilli and Kealan Patrick Burke, so I’m really proud to be a part of it. Copies are available here.