Dirty Realism? IDK maybe? I just write…..

Raymond Carver, one of my favorite short story authors once described himself and his writing as being “inclined toward brevity and intensity”. This is the approach I take when writing short stories also. Some, I don’t know who, call the style “Dirty Realism”, and I don’t know if many authors labeled as dirty realist care …

Reviews from my new book Forever Striking A Crucified Pose A Collection of Short Stories and poems

Sissy Pooh: wow! I almost felt like I had a daughter of my own. I guarantee you when I have a baby girl I’ll be the same way. Well written! And I really like the parts about the “evil eye” or “death look” or something like that. I feel like I get that sometimes too. …

Forever Striking a Crucified Pose (recently self-published) and the journey it took to get here.

So, it’s taken about 15 years to finally get around to it, after debating with myself about taking the old fashioned route of attempting to find publishers to publish my stories (and I did send several query letters over the years). I did manage to get several op/eds published and a poem in The Finger …