Category Archives: short stories


      My novels: YOUNG AND IN LOVE? (gay men’s novella) (BUY FROM BOLD STROKES BOOKS) or YOUNG AND IN LOVE? (BUY FROM AMAZON)* THE SHAPE OF THE EARTH (gay full-length novel) * THE MAN WHO ASKED TO BE KILLED (noir legal thriller) praised at THE WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT REVIEW … Continue reading

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Vacationing on a houseboat, Craig falls for a swimmer who might not be the innocent drifter he seems. Read “A House Where We Both Could Live” in Chelsea Station Magazine. 

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The wet and the dry: Niagara Falls and Big Bend

    The volume Big Bend includes the story “Big Bend,” awarded the 2001 Flanner O’Connor Award for Short Fiction. The Holland Hotel is across the road from the train station in Alpine, TX, Amtrak’s stop for Big Bend. You’ll need a … Continue reading

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Erotic Review Publishes My Humor: “Who was he? She watched him sleep, his back to her…”

My comic short story, “Incorrigible,” set at West Virginia University, where a grad student wakes to find a strange undergrad in her bed, has found its way into the London-based Erotic Review, an online magazine “appealing to the primary sexual … Continue reading

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“For sale: baby shoes, never worn.” This amazingly moving six-word short story is attributed to Ernest Hemmingway.

I discovered this six-word story in the Twitter profile of Wordsmith@6wordchallenge. Researching, I learned that Smith magazine attributes the story to Hemmingway, but “rumor has it” says that no one has located a source or publication that establishes Hemmingway’s authorship of the six-word … Continue reading

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