Category Archives: short stories


My novels: THE SHAPE OF THE EARTH (erotic gay, in 2019 from Bold Strokes Books) * THE MAN WHO ASKED TO BE KILLED (noir legal thriller) reviewed at THE WASHINGTON INDEPENDENT REVIEW OF BOOKS * My stories online:  INCORRIGIBLE in EROTIC REVIEW MAGAZINE * THE YEARBOOK in MOBIUS: A JOURNAL OF SOCIAL CHANGE * My other stories … 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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