Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2022 My short story “Fitting In” was published by The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. This month it received an Honorable Mention in the Tom Howard/John H. Reid Fiction & Essay Contest 2022. That’s top 12 out of over 2400 entries. Judges comments and link to …
Category Archives: Short Fiction
Shoes A piece of flash fiction published by Drunk Monkeys – written a long time ago but seems quite relevant during Russia’s invasion of Ukraine. https://www.drunkmonkeys.us/2017-posts/2022/3/14/fiction-shoes-ronald-mcguire WordPress doesn’t like the Drunk Monkeys URL so I can’t embed it. A simple link will have to do.
Timing the Turn
A recently published bit of flash fiction. I like the longer version of this story better than the flash version, but this is the one that got published. The editor said she “loved the tenderness of this piece” and I’m grateful for those words – that is the tone I was going for after a …
My First Short Story in Print
The “Queer as Hell” horror anthology from Haunted MTL includes my story “Transmigration of a Serial Killer.” Available in print and for Kindle on Amazon: