Free Flash: How Old Is A Shadow

“How Old Is A Shadow”

Tom’s nipples had bled right through his shirt. Embarrassment is why he now insisted on running before dawn and why he placed Band-Aids over his areolas. Vanity brought him to the man who ran in the shadows.

The men met before dawn, sharing darkness, running along the same path. The man claimed to have found a trick which lent him life everlasting. His tenor bordered desperate, yet vanity gilded his claim and Tom approached without breaking stride.

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Werewolf Wednesday, an excerpt from the short story “Beast Mode,” and where I’ll be next week if you want to give me a hug…

Luke Spooner’s illustration for “Beast Mode” is the last piece I’ll be sharing on this website, and it is a great image to cap off the little preview I started a couple weeks ago.

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Illustrations by Luke Spooner for Now That We’re Alone

Once a week, I plan on unveiling at least one selection of Luke Spooner’s interior art for my forthcoming collection of short stories. This particular image kicks off the collection, representing the only poem that I chose to include, “This Is Why Johnny Is In Therapy Now,” which also happens to be the first piece I’d ever had published.

Take a look at this beautiful image…

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Illustration for “This Is Why Johnny Is In Therapy Now” by Luke Spooner

 

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Cover Image Reveal for Now That We’re Alone

Hello! and thanks for stopping by the site.

My collection of short stories, Now That We’re Alone, should be available very soon from JournalStone and Bizarro Pulp Press. It was a fun project to put together, with great cover art from Jim Agpalza (who previously created the cover art for my novella, Necrosaurus Rex) and 11 pieces of interior art by Luke Spooner. Editing duties for the collection were handled by Vincenzo Bilof.

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