To celebrate the two year anniversary of Sam the Thug’s first short story appearance on Shotgun Honey dot com, I thought I’d do a quick reading of the story. Check it out below or read the story here.
Ghost Orchid Press releases their next hundred word horror anthology on April 28, 20221! This anthology features tales of the underground, what’s beneath us, and what’s smothering us. My suffocating microfiction tale, “Sand Crush,” will be among the many voices featured in this new anthology of horror. Preorders are up now here! Print copies availableContinue reading “Coming soon: Beneath: An Anthology of Dark Microfiction (Hundred Word Horror)”
Blood Rites Horror released their latest anthology, “Wild Violence,” April 13th. The horror anthology features my prickly cactus story “Grand Daddy Saguaro” and a wealth of other great authors. All proceeds from the book go toward Wildlife Protection and Conservation. Grand Daddy Saguaro follows Van, a border coyote, after delivering his passengers across the MexicanContinue reading “Out Now: Wild Violence”
And featuring my Sam the Thug tale, “Kerouac’s Second Scroll.” Order copies (print and ebook) from Amazon or Barnes and Noble. From the publisher: In its fourth installment, Shotgun Honey presents twenty-three tales of crime that will hit so hard that the recoil will be felt long after the stories are done. With new andContinue reading “Out now: Shotgun Honey Presents: Recoil”
The skinny on the town’s literary landscape Arizona’s biggest close-to-the-border city, Tucson, is a literary oasis. Driving down the streets one might see cowboy hats, MAGA hats, and camouflage hats, but you might also see bookstores dotting the landscape behind them, a lot of bookstores. And some damn good ones. Book lovers visiting Tucson, orContinue reading “Tucson’s bookstore bonanza”
There’s always that one sibling. It seems there’s one in every nuclear pod. In That’ll Be The Day: A Power Pop Heist by S.W. Lauden, we’re introduced to Jackson Sharp the moment he breathes free air for the first time in a long while. Only he may not be breathing it for much longer thanksContinue reading “REVIEW AND INTERVIEW: That’ll Be The Day with S.W. Lauden”
As 2019 beckons us into her titular embrace, I realize my literary to-be-read pile is something of a clean slate for the coming year. There are titles I know I want to read: my usual foray into the new Executioner novels, something by Stephen King, perhaps finish the last two Game of Thrones tomes, etc.,Continue reading “Whitehurst’s Top Reads of 2018”
Check out photos of recent events in Monterey County below! Big thanks to Ace Hardware in Carmel for hosting us Arcadia authors, to Old Capitol Books for hosting a writing workshop for me and Dietrich, and for selling books at the Noir at the Bar a few night’s later. Thanks also to our Noir hosts, EastContinue reading “Photo Gallery: October Events”