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Flash Fiction @ Sewickley Public Library

June 16th, 2016

flash fictionThis Friday, June 17, I’ll be taking a break from working on the new book to drop by the Sewickley Public Library, where I’ve been invited to talk about one of my favorite subjects–flash fiction.

It’s a presentation that I’ve given before at various workshops and conferences, and I’m looking forward to dusting it off and giving it again. It’s always a good time.

The talk starts at 10:30 AM. If you’re in the area, I’ll hope to see you there. Either way, you can get a preview at this vintage post from Oct. 2013. Scop on!


November 7th, 2015

Traumatic Descent

This Way to Egress, a script that I’ve co-written with David Slade (Hannibal, 30 Days of Night), goes into production early next year. It’s based on my short story “Traumatic Descent.”

Yes, I’m jazzed about this.

Read more at Daily Dead and The 21st-Century Scop.

This Week @ KGB: We’ll Take Manhattan

September 14th, 2015


Trust me, you won’t want to miss this month’s installment of . . . (more at The 21st-Century Scop).

Storytelling @ Riley’s Pour House:
Weddings, Baseball, & Other May Rituals

May 25th, 2015

weddings (2)Who doesn’t have a baseball or a wedding story? We’ll find out when Storytelling at Riley’s returns Tuesday, May 26.

We’re currently taking advance signup for storytelling. If you have a story to share, we’d love to add you to our roster of storytellers. Send emails to:

You can also leave a post on our Facebook event page.

Remember: Story Night @ Riley’s is an event for told stories — ones similar to those featured on The Moth Radio Hour. You might also want to check out some of the stories featured on our previous storytelling nights, many of which can be accessed here. You can also . . . [Read more at The 21st-Century Scop].