The Jurassic Chronicles is alive and well and definitely not extinct! Part of Samuel Peralta’s best-selling Future Chronicles anthologies, this exciting collection contains a variety of writers, including some USA Today and NY Times bestselling authors. I’ve been excited about The Jurassic Chronicles for a while because, and let’s face it, who doesn’t love dinosaurs? […]
My version of the apocalypse, started by the book series Apocalypse Weird, takes place in the tri-state region of Ohio, West Virginia, and Pennsylvania, specifically featuring the cities of Pittsburgh, PA, Wheeling, WV, and Martins Ferry, OH (where I grew up). I had lots of fun writing this, as I tried to capture some of the […]
When I was very young, I had a clown clock that hung on my bedroom wall. The eyes moved back and forth. Yes, it was every bit as scary as you can imagine, and no, my parents actually did love me. But there it was, keeping watch over me. So indeed, I’ve been infected with clown phobia.
Do you enjoy time travel stories? And if so, what are some of your favorites? I’m betting that many of you thought about Doctor Who when you read the words “time travel.” Or maybe you thought of the various time travel episodes in Star Trek, along and the slingshot method used in one of the […]
I’ve always had a fascination with my hometown of Martins Ferry, Ohio. Situated in the Allegheny Plateau and running along the Ohio River across from Wheeling, West Virginia, the geography provided everything I needed to live out a Tom Sawyer kind of boyhood. Remember the cave where Tom and Becky got lost? My friends and […]
As we near the month of May, I’m reminded that in less than two weeks, it will mark two years, on May 6, 2013, that I published my first story on Amazon. It’s a short story called, “Something the Wind Blew In,” with a post-apocalyptic setting. I originally wrote this story one evening after I […]