Tuesday, May 21, 2013

It's Dark Inside on Black Gate

My review for Karen Heard's story collection, It's Dark Inside, went up on Black Gate today. Let me know what you think.

Sunday, May 19, 2013

The Worst Was Yet to Come

My story, The Worst Was Yet to Come, is now on Black Gate. You can view the complete story online here. As always, let me know what you think.

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

TAPE on Black Gate

My review of the short video TAPE was posted on Black Gate on Tuesday.

Monday, May 13, 2013

Dead Boys

They're not hard to find, if you know where to look. In the back of a pub after happy hour. In a dorm room between semesters. In a dog park after sunset. In a hospice room on Christmas Eve. Dead boys.

Michael Penkas brings you four stories about the dead who refuse to leave and the living who refuse to let them go.

Parable of the Lazy Rooster - A priest offers consolation and the most exotic drink on Earth.

Cold Comfort - A prostitute visits the scene of a tragedy in order to render her own brand of absolution.

Wet Dog Perfume - A lonely man mourns the death of one friend as he makes another.

Midnight Cappuccino - Christmas Eve brings together a family separated by more than miles.

Dead Boys is available now through Amazon and Smashwords for $2.99. These are four of my earliest published pieces. If you like what you read, leave a quick review where you ordered your copy. And if you don't like it, leave a quick review anyway, so I'll know where I need to improve in my next collection.

Oh yes, this is only the first.

Thursday, May 9, 2013

Penpal on Black Gate

I posted a review of Dathan Auerbach's debut novel, Penpal, on Black Gate. Check it out.