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Short Fiction

When I want to take a break from the long haul of novel writing, I write short stories. For me, the beauty of short stories is that they often focus on a duel between two characters. The best stories, in my view, will leave you wondering what you would have done in the same situation.

Full Story: Chasing the Moon

This story was published in Day of the Dark, Stories of Eclipse, edited by Kaye George, and released by Wildside Press on July 21, 2017, in time for the total solar eclipse on August 21, 2017.   Madras, Oregon, 9:13 AM, Sunday, August 20, 2017 “Antarctica in 2014. Norway in 2015. Indonesia in 2016.” Daphne […]

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Full Story: My Life in Killer Recipes

This story appeared in NOIR AT THE SALAD BAR, CULINARY TALES WITH A BITE, published by Level Best Books, July 2017. It all began with macadamia nuts. I’ll never forget how thrilled I was to have my yummy recipe for white chocolate chunk macadamia nut cookies included in What’s Cooking at Hillcrest Elementary School on […]

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