Category Archives: Editing

Out today! Tales for the Camp Fire

As you may have already heard, I’ve spent the last four months editing Tales for the Camp Fire, a collection of short stories by Northern California horror writers. The book will raise money for survivors of last year’s devastating wildfire, … Continue reading

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Tales for the Camp Fire charity anthology

Coming this May from Tomes & Coffee press is Tales for the Camp Fire, a benefit anthology I edited which will raise money for survivors of last year’s devastating wildfire in Northern California. The preorder link will be coming soon, … Continue reading

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On Applying Criticism

I’m working on polishing up a story I wrote more than 30 years ago.  It was my submission story for Clarion. (Back then, you only needed to write one.)  I workshopped it for years afterward, trying to get it right. … Continue reading

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Why I killed Morbid Curiosity

In 2002, my younger brother died suddenly. He had been a secret alcoholic and, without anyone knowing, he destroyed his liver. I talked to him one Monday night, when his neck ached so much he couldn’t turn his head. By … Continue reading

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The Editor’s Children, part 3

When I got to Morbid Curiosity #10, I thought I’d already hit up all my friends for their deepest, darkest confessions. That made it that much more poignant when Seth Lindberg sent me “The Brother Who is Actually Okay.”  I’d … Continue reading

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