Awards & Nominations:

  • NightWhere
    Bram Stoker Award Finalist
    (Novel) 2013
  • "Letting Go"
    Bram Stoker Award Finalist
    (Short Fiction) 2007
  • "Lions and Wolfmen and Scares" (essay fromWicked Karnival #4 )
    6th Place for Nonfiction
    2005 Preditors & Editors Poll
  • Covenant
    HWA Bram Stoker Award for First Novel released in 2004
    June 2005
  • "Lovesong" — 5th Place
    World Horror Convention Fiction Contest
    May 12, 2000
  • "Broken Window" — 3rd Place
    AOL Dark Fiction/Horror Writers Workshop Flash Fiction Contest
    January 1996
  • "Biological Imperative"
    — Honorable Mention
    L.Ron Hubbard's Writers of the Future Contest
    3rd Quarter 1994
  • "Biological Imperative" — 3rd Place
    Best of Soft SF Contest
    (Soft SF Writer's Association)
    1994

A Short Fiction Bibliography

ince 1993, my fiction has appeared in dozens of magazines and small press anthologies, and I've had six collections of short stories, seven novels, a couple novelettes and a couple anthologies that I edited published.

To see info on my novels and short story collections, please click the Books and e-Books pages.

 

Magazine AppearAnces

  • "Remember Me, My Husband" audio podcast reading
    Tales To Terrify #214
    (February 2016)
  • "Running Away From A Good Time" (special Halloween story)
    Not Now, Mommy's Reading
    (October 2015)
  • "Feeding the Field of Flesh"
    Dark Discoveries
    (January 2015)
  • "Sacrificing Virgins" (reprint)
    Tales of Obscenity
    (March 2013)
  • "Green Apples, Red Nails" audio podcast reading
    Tales To Terrify
    (February 2012)
  • "Whatever You Want"
    Dark Discoveries #19
    (Fall 2011)
  • "She Found Spring"
    Literary Mayhem
    (April 2011)
  • "Ligeia's Revenge"
    Queen Anne's Resurrection / Siren-Horror.com
    (September 2011)
  • "Watering"
    Dark Discoveries
    (December 2010)
  • "Cage of Bones" (reprint)
    Dead Lines #4
    (Halloween 2010)
  • "Mutilation Street" (reprint)
    Dead Lines #3
    (February 2010)
  • "Accorde" (French translation of "The Right Instrument")
    Horrifique #68
    December 2009
  • "Lovesong" (reprint)
    KILTER
    (Winter 2008)
  • "Knock-Knock"
    with Gary Braunbeck & JF Gonzalez
    Doorways #7
    (October 2008)
  • "Preserve" (reprint)
    New Voices in Fiction
    Fall, 2008
  • "Grandma Wanda's Belly Jelly" (reprint)
    New Voices in Fiction
    Summer 2008
  • "Needles & Sins" (reprint)
    9 of Swords Magazine
    (Spring 2008)
  • "The Pumpkin Man"
    Doorways Magazine #4
    Winter 2008
  • "Mirror Image" (Polish Translation)
    Fahrenheit #61
    (Fall 2007)
  • "Pumpkin Head" (French Translation)
    Borderline
    (Fall 2007)
  • "Star on the Beach" (reprint)
    Dark Discoveries #10
    (Summer 2007)
  • "A Lack of Signs" (reprint)
    The Literary Bone
    (February 2007)
  • "The Key to Her Heart"
    Wicked Karnival
    (Fall 2006)
  • "The House at the Top of the Hill" (reprint)
    Hallow's Eve
    (October 2006)
  • "Spectator at the Ring of Life and Death" (essay)
    Morbid Curiousity #10
    (May 2006)
  • "The Right Instrument" (Polish translation)
    Fahrenheit

    ( July 2006)
  • "Lions and Wolfmen and Scares" (essay)
    Wicked Karnival
    (Summer 2005)
  • "Grandma Wanda's Belly Jelly" (reprint)
    Red Scream
    Spring 2005
  • "The Strong Will Survive"
    Space & Time
    (Spring 2005)
  • "The Beginning Was The End"
    Black October
    (November 2004)
  • "Made for Each Other "
    Feral Fiction
    (September 2004)
  • "The House at the Top of the Hill " (reprint)
    Sinisteria
    (September 2004)
  • "The Princess and the Pee"
    Scared Naked
    (Summer 2004)
  • "Anne's Perfect Smile"
    Naked Snake Online
    (Summer, 2004)
  • "Bright Ones"
    Naked Snake Online
    (January, 2004)
  • "Preserve" (reprint)
    Black October
    (Spring 2003)
  • "Good Shit"
    Scared Naked
    (Spring 2003)
  • "Direkit Seed"
    CyberPsycho’s AOD
    (November 2002)
  • "House at the Top of the Hill"
    Horrorfind
    (November 2002)
  • "The Humane Way"
    1000Delights
    (September 2001)
  • "When Harris Wished For Rain"
    1000Delights
    (June 2001)
  • "Pumpkin Head"
    Delirium
    (Fall 2000)
    REPRINT
  • "Dragon's Teeth"
    Do Virgins Taste Better and Other Dragon Tales
    (Summer 2000)
  • "Waiting For The Mail"
    The Edge
    (Spring 2000)
  • "The Mouth"
    Delirium
    (January 2000)
  • "Grandma Wanda's Belly Jelly"
    E-Scape
    (April 1999)
  • "Pumpkin Head"
    Grue
    (March 1999)
  • "Every Last Drop"
    Bloodsongs
    (Spring 1998)
  • "Tomatoes"
    Crossroads
    (June 1998)
  • "Broken Window"
    Xoddity
    (Summer 1998)
  • "After The Warming"
    Eternity Online Magazine
    (April 1998)
  • "Tomorrow"
    Shadowland
    (Summer 1998)
  • "Will You Love My Monster?" (poem)
    CyberPsycho’s AOD
    (Fall 1997)
  • "Drank Death" (poem)
    In Darkness Eternal
    (Winter 1997)
  • "A Time for Music"
    Plot
    (Spring 1997)
  • "Holidays"
    Crossroads
    (February 1997)
  • "Touch Me," (poem)
    evernight
    (Fall 1996)
  • "The Last Plague"
    Outer Darkness
    (Summer 1996)
  • "Tunnel"
    Next Phase
    (Fall 1995)
  • "To Earn His Love"
    Crossroads
    (Fall 1995)
  • "A Goblin, A Witch & A Girl"
    Sirius Visions
    (July 1995)
  • "Body & Blood"
    Lords of the Abyss
    (June 1995)
  • "A Switch In Jewels"
    Shadow Sword
    (June 1995)
  • "Anniversary"
    Dead of Night
    (Summer 1995)
  • "Only Believe"
    Cosmic Unicorn
    (Spring 1995)
  • "Ice Cold Shakes"
    Shapeshifter
    (Spring 1995)
  • "Fury’s Bite" (poem)
    Heliocentric Net
    (Spring 1995)
  • "Finding A Smile In A Lost City"
    Sirius Visions
    (February 1995)
  • "Greatest Pleasure"
    Wonderdisk
    (Winter 1995)
  • "Murdering The Language"
    Outer Darkness
    (Winter 1995)
  • "Cage Of Bones"
    Into The Darkness
    (Fall/Winter 1994)
  • "Hard Heart"
    Sirius Visions
    (November 1994)
  • "Burning Flame"
    Heliocentric Net
    (October 1994)
  • "Why Do You Stay With Him?"
    Ixxis
    (September 1994)
  • "Remember Me, My Husband"
    Terminal Fright
    (September 1994)
  • "Hair Of The Dog"
    Sirius Visions
    (August 1994)
  • "A Gift"
    Gateways
    (Summer, 1994)
  • "Creaks"
    Crossroads
    (June, 1994)
  • "Preserve"
    Eulogy
    (Feb., 1994)
  • "Learning To Build"
    Gaslight
    (Jan., 1994)