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“A man’s subconscious self is not the ideal companion. It lurks for the greater part of his life in some dark den of its own, hidden away, and emerges only to taunt and deride and increase the misery of a miserable hour.”

P. G. Wodehouse

featured news

Nov
8

new book on the horizon

Dizzying Depths, my 10th short story collection, will be the first not self-published. Very exciting. Will be available before Xmas… so there’s your gift-giving sorted. If you are a book reviewer, just send me an email and I will get a copy to you ASAP.

latest news&updates

Dec
2

COVID UPDATE: Christmas Lights

I think all the social distancing has driven everyone batshit crazy. Before the last of the cranberry sauce was thrown out on Thanksgiving night I saw neighbors pouring out of their houses to put up their Christmas lights. It was like we all needed to start celebrating just a bit early this year. This long […]

Dec
1

rollin’, rollin’ rollin’

(originally posted 8/16/2013)   When the winner of the largest lottery in California history turned out to be from Hollywood, the press couldn’t wait to get their hands on him. They were expecting an eccentric and they were not disappointed. George Candide was perhaps the only man in Hollywood whose work had nothing to do […]

Nov
30

bargains

(first appeared in Psychopomp volume #7 7/29/14)   Few people knew that there was a lower level to the department store. As the anchor of the mall it sat at the end lording over all the shoe stores and candle stores and pretzel vendors and not only was it two stories but it had a […]

Nov
29

how to make love stay

(originally appeared in Yareah Magazine 6/30/2014)   As I made my way down the hallway carrying my laptop and bed sheets I couldn’t help but the envy the kids that had come to college with a high school friend. It would have been nice to know somebody right from the get go. I had put […]

Nov
28

how to fill a McEmpty life

(originally posted 8/13/2018)   So I did a little experiment at McDonalds today. They stop serving the full breakfast menu at 11. I went in at 11:01 asking for scrambled eggs. They said scrambled eggs were no longer available. I pleaded with them, saying I’d only missed the cut off by ONE minute. Certainly they […]

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