New Release! The Red Dagger, Book Two of The Heretic Arcanum

One part literary, one part culinary, three parts magic, THE HERETIC ARCANUM is the most devilish meal you’ll ever read. Cerise is dead. So she explains to in a message to an old lover. She tells of a chance encounter with a strange chef and the world’s most inappropriate proposal, of an ancient arcane blade and a secret underground of night markets and ritual sex, … Continue reading New Release! The Red Dagger, Book Two of The Heretic Arcanum

Caustic Acts of Word Porn

Some readers like to roll around with a book, press the print to their crotch, and rub the words over their genitals while moaning lines from its pages. They savor the syllables as if the glistening lips of a lover. They experience a tingling, like a feather across the scalp, as their eyes transform a flurry of letters into a fragrant, pulsating world. Fuck dat. … Continue reading Caustic Acts of Word Porn

The Midas Mustache, or Death and the Rapture of Life

An old college buddy, now a lawyer, called me–I think it was 2006–to tell me that the prop plane out of which I had jumped a couple years earlier had crashed, killing two people. There was a wicked undertow to his voice, a mocking “I told you so” mixed with righteous validation and spread over sarcastic derision for the deceased. Stupid assholes deserved it, apparently. … Continue reading The Midas Mustache, or Death and the Rapture of Life