New Short Story ‘Gigantic’ in Juked

Small town, big dog.

I’m pleased as heck to let you know my short story Gigantic is featured on Juked.com. Quick read – give it a go! Many thanks to editor Ryan Ridge and everyone else at Juked.

RIYL: Small New England towns; fat dogs.

Squier Vintage Modified Baritone Jazzmaster

Squier Vintage Modified Baritone Jazzmaster

I bought this baritone in 2016 because it was affordable and I happened to have the exact amount of money in my PayPal account after selling a dumb Star Wars collectible lightsaber on Ebay that I had won in a Subway contest (I’d say ‘long story,’ but that is essentially the entire story). This guitar prominently features the much-maligned Antigua finish. And rightfully maligned, I say. It’s weird as hell. It can seem all right in certain lighting conditions, but in general it looks like green-tinted baby puke mixed with burnt baby puke. (Side note: I think the only time I’ve ever seen an Antigua finish instrument in popular culture is Horatio Sanz’s bass in the More Cowbell sketch.) Anyway, it’s a fine instrument: good sound and a nice beefy neck. As a former bass player, I approve.

I’ve decided to mess around a bit and do some visual upgrades. Nothing too crazy.  Continue reading

Broken Lines: Coming in 2018

I’m very pleased to announce that my story Broken Lines is finally gonna drop early next year. This project has gone through (too) many incarnations in the last twenty-odd years (weird 1-page vignettes, then a comic I wrote and drew and never published, then eight issues of a comic/prose hybrid, then I rewrote the first six issues into a book, then I redid all of the art, then I threw out 97% of the art and turned it into an illustrated novel). Continue reading

New Short Story “Bygone” Published In Andromeda Spaceways

A non-adventure in the post-non-apocalypse.

I’m very pleased to announce my sci fi short story Bygone is featured in issue #65 of Andromeda Spaceways. Many thanks to editor Terry Morris and everyone else at Andromeda Spaceways.

Behind The Scene: Bygone is part of a larger collection of stories I hope to self-publish sometime in 2019/2020 as a chapbook. Stay? Tuned?