Deadline approaching fast for Long Gone & Lost…

Sept. 1 marks the date Bobby Horecka's Long Gone & Lost goes in for his MFA review...

Another story from my forthcoming book to be published…

Just got word from an editor at a literary magazine out of South Carolina that they'd like publish another piece I wrote. They'd like to place it in their upcoming October edition. This current offer is with an online magazine called Amarillo Bay, (so named to reflect the hometown locations the magazine's founders, one from … Continue reading Another story from my forthcoming book to be published…

Mr. Man Candy has gone live across the Midwest…

I always take him with a few grains of salt. Not too much. I mean, dude’s always been on the rotund side, and he’s got a heart condition, for Christ’s sake...

Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads

Junot Diaz suffered for years after being raped by a trusted adult at age 8. via Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads     It is perhaps destined I should find these words in my inbox, on this day, one day after--as it truly turns out--the following took place in my own … Continue reading Junot Diaz on The Legacy of Childhood Trauma — Longreads

Let there be stories…

Draft 1 is more or less complete. Time to start honing, whittling, revising and rewriting...

Excerpt from a piece in progress (Mr. Man Candy)…

Now before you start calling me a straight up asshole, you’ve got to understand how we two first met. Not that what you might call me matters much. I been called worse. A lot worse. Today, even. If the boot fits, I always like to say, wear that sumbitch proudly. But how we met says … Continue reading Excerpt from a piece in progress (Mr. Man Candy)…