FREE READ: The Enchanted Conversation has published one of my new fairytales. “Lucy in the Sky” is a tribute to childhood, dogs and the Beatles, and tells the story of an eight year old girl who matches wits with the Faery Queen.
FREE READ (AND LISTEN): “Raptor Boy” a YA story about a young man fighting neo-Nazi pagans in a northern Minnesota town, can be found at Cast of Wonders.
FREE LISTEN: My story “You Go Back,” about a demon set loose in P.T. Barnum’s American Museum, is up at The Gallery of Curiosities, a weird and wonderful fiction podcast. This story also appears in the anthology Strange Tales V, edited by Rosalie Parker.
FREE READ: THE LORELEI SIGNAL published a story of mine about a teenaged girl who finds a beached mermaid. This is a free read. Enjoy!
FREE READ: A flash fiction piece “Heard” appeared in Metaphorosis Magazine. “Heard” was inspired by the speculative articles and reports earlier this year about cloning baby mammoths. The story also appears in a Metaphorosis anthology, Metaphorosis: Best of 2016, available in paperback and e book.
FREE READ: And, if you are a fan of the Oz books you might enjoy this free read over at The Nonbinary Review. The Love Magnet is a modern take on what might have happened to the Shaggy Man of Oz today, if he showed the wrong sort of person his famous magic talisman.
FREE READ: THE ENCHANTED CONVERSATION published one of my fairytales some years ago. Black Dog tells the tale of a little girl named Violet who encounters the legendary Gurt Dog, of British folklore.
Disturbed Digest has published one of my favorite horror stories “Backwater Saints” is about a failed rock musician and his undead lead singer. You can buy it at the Alban Lake Store.
Another award-winning story, Leonora, can be found at PENUMBRA MAGAZINE. This is a gaslight fantasy about a fallen angel and a prostitute on Guy Fawkes Night.
If you are looking for short plays, especially for young people, a few of mine appear in ORIGINAL MIDDLE SCHOOL SCENES AND MONOLOGUES, edited by Kent R. Brown
And the AUDITION ARSENAL SERIES, published by Smith and Kraus has two of my monologues included in it. One–in the Monologues for Women in Their Twenties edition–has a piece from La Llorona and Other Tales of the American Southwest. The other–in the Monologues for Men in Their Thirties edition–has a piece from a play called The Last Stand of the Comanche Rider.