Current Projects

Stories in submission or looking for a home.
(When these stories make it into publication, I'll list them here.)
+ Yes Allie, There’s a Bogeyman Under Your Bed (horror, 900 words)
+ It’s the Idea (modern day literary, 2050 words)
+ Exit Ramp (modern day fantasy, 2380 words) - Accepted for publication here.
+ Tucker and Mr. Chilly (speculative, 3400 words)
+ An Uneventful Flight (slice-of-life, 1000 words)
+ Maysi’s First Assignment (urban fantasy, 2230 words)
+ New Life at Death Springs (supernatural western, 2650)
+ When the World Ends (humor/modern day, 515 words)
+ Friley's Friday Night (humor/fantasy, 560 words)
+ Exorcising Judgment (supernatural, 3200 words)
+ One Midsummer's Night (dark fantasy, 2830 words)
+ The Newbie and the Zombie (MG adventure, zombie-lite, humor, 3140 words)
+ My Song Request (flash fiction, humor, 500 words)
+ Tornado Drakes' Last Day of School (mainstream lit, YA, 1900 words)
+ The Engagement Ring (flash fiction, humor, 500 words)
+ Blood Feud (historical/literary, 3440 words)
+ Surprise Date (romance, 5400 words)
+ To Tame a Demon (dark fantasy, 3520 words)
+ Memory Dish (children's fantasy, humor, 2000 words)
+ Casting Call for a Vampire (horror, 1500 words)
+ The Pull of the Tide (fantasy, 4400 words)
+ Teenage Mutant Ninja Nobody (YA fantasy, 3600 words)
+ Coast is Clear (crime/thriller flash fiction, 1100 words)
+ Take This Job (mainstream lit, 2500 words)
Making Worf Proud (MG geeky kid story, 1570 words)
+ Curious Case of Kevin Klaag (psych/horror, 3800 words)
+ Long Haul Goodbye (SF flash fiction, 800 words)
+ Forewarned, Forearmed (SF/space opera, 1800 words)
+ Man in a Diner (slice of life, 1580 words)
+ Life With (a few) Dogs (memoir, humor, 2000 words)
+ She Raced the Waves (and 3 other poems, 500 words)
+ Hot Tub Graduation (YA, literary, 980 words)
+ For Pap (flash fiction, historical lit, 430 words)

Projects I still need to get to!

  • A Jack Daniels thriller - collaboration with Joe Konrath
  • Tremble Town - episodes of supernatural suspense with Stoney Setzer 
  • Max McCannor - episodes of 1890s adventure with Todd Hunter
  • A werewolf novel with Jeff Chapman
  • A space western with Dan Devine
  • A cozy mystery with Nancy Mehl
  • A horror series with Gustavo Bondoni 
  • The Walking Death - a novel set in the Apocalypse Weird Universe
  • Ma Tutt's Secret Spice - a Mack the Magical Cat Mystery, Book 2
  • Uprising - Part 2 of my Silo Saga (based on Hugh Howey's Wool)
  • Silence - Part 3 of my Silo Saga (read Part 1, The Last Prayer)
  • The Sword of Otrim  - expand series into an epic fantasy novel
  • The Tralian Incident - a post-apocalyptic/science fiction novel
  • Drinking Games - expand my Nbonivoy/Rakowski thriller
  • Huge Huey Must Live! - a satire novella on indie publishing
  • The Princess and the Kamau - an epic sword and soul fantasy 
  • The Return of Captain Tyler - a ghost story sequel

  • ~ Status of Old Projects I Need to Finish! ~

    #1 - Ma Tutt's Secret Spice
    (A Mack the Magical Cat Mystery - Book 2)


    20,000 / 45,000 words written.

    #2 - A Jack Daniels/AJ Rakowski Mystery
    (A collaboration thriller with Joe Konrath)



    20,000 / 40,000 words written.

    #3 - The Sword of Otrim

    (An sword and sorcery epic fantasy novel)


    20,000 / 50,000 words written.

    #4 - The Adventures of Max McCannor
    (MG/YA collaboration with T.M. Hunter)



    20,000 / 60,000 words written.