Long Gone & Lost finds way into Madville 2019/2020 catalog just before AWP…

Some monsters will keep you up nights. But in the heart of Texas, our monsters are all too often, all too real...

What it might’ve sounded like had I made it to Austin last weekend…

Despite that nifty little pep talk I wrote myself a week ago, I never made it to Austin. Six hours of windshield time getting there from where I am, combined with however long the event itself would've taken, just seemed to gobble a lot of what little home time I have lately. Conscious home time, … Continue reading What it might’ve sounded like had I made it to Austin last weekend…

So what do you think: Was ‘Author-ized in ’18’ a success?

I spent 25 years writing for the cheap sheets. Then, after a while away, I shot for the impossible from the cheap seats. I returned to writing. I decided one day I'd call it Author-ized in ’18… Why? Because it sounded good and slogany, and that’s exactly what I needed right then as I built … Continue reading So what do you think: Was ‘Author-ized in ’18’ a success?

Ever had one of them days?

Fourth Long Gone & Lost story to publish in 2019...

Una mas cervesa, por favor…

Bobby Horecka lands another piece in the literary magazines.

Cold Summer Showers | typishly

Source: Cold Summer Showers | typishly That was fast! Written last weekend, notified Monday and published by Tuesday. This was written as part of Typishly's creative challenge, where they provide a starting line and you fill in the rest. Launched in November 2017, Typishly.com is a new online literary journal that publishes poetry and short … Continue reading Cold Summer Showers | typishly

New words in new places…

Big news on the writing front today! Big news for me, anyway... The editors at Typishly, an online literary publication, gave a nod to one of my new poems. I'll write more on it when the details get a bit firmer. Plus,  a Q&A guest blog I wrote a few months back for a fellow … Continue reading New words in new places…

Been a spell, I know…

Somewhere between teaching summer school college classes, working on book edits, wrapping up my electrical classes and otherwise riding life bareback, trying hard to hang on, I almost forgot about it.

Original Poetry: ‘Hipster Jesus,’ as published in the 2018 Havik literary anthology…

Where would we be with Hipster Jesus and his dapper blue checked blazer and skinny jeans?

Original Poetry: Why You (dis)sin’? (as published in Alchemy 2018)…

Poem lets Outlaw knock the dust off his byline for the first time in nearly a decade.