Everyone has stories. They connect people. When you need positivity, laughter, or escape, stories give it. Every time.
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I am an author, adventurer, and a geek for positive energy. That's ironic as all get out since my stories are about alchemist serial killers, drunk demons, weaponized robot bees, and yoga witches fighting paint monsters. You can find links on this page to all my stories, be they books, short stories, essays, articles, podcasts, or flash fiction. Hover your mouse over each menu to discover all the stories that live here.
You can find me on Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook leading events, critique groups, and sharing a decade's worth of random writing know-how with authors and book lovers. Snark, beer, wine, movies, and gaming posts find their way in there sometimes too.
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By: Beki Yopek & Pat Maxton
Illustrations for some of my stories are drawn by my friend and colleague Beki Yopek. She adores illustration because it’s fun, and fun is the best reason to do anything. She been drawing for as long as she’s been able to hold a pencil, and the creatures she sketches range from the dazzling to the weird.
More illustrations are done by Pat Maxton, artist for the comic books Giga Death and Vestige 2. Regarded as one of the best artists in #Comicsgate, it's easy to say I'm humbled to be able to work with such a lover of art and storytelling.