Short Fiction

"Acceptable Losses"
Dragged Into Darkness October 2003
Book of Dark Wisdom, Issue #10, 2006
Fictionwise, October 2008  

"Any Last Requests?"
Nefarious, Vol.1, No. 25
December 30, 2001

"An Artist’s Touch"
Millennium Science Fiction and Fantasy,
March 2000

"The Autograph"
Gentle Reader, Issue 22, January 2001
Writer’s Hood (reprint), June 2001
Fictionwise, May 2006

"Baited"
Small Bites, September 2004

"Blanchard's Grass"
Dark Krypt, May/June 2006
Fictionwise, October 2008 

"The Believer"
The First Line, Vol. 2, #2, March/April 2000
Eternal Night (reprint), February 2001

"Bingo!"
T-Zero, May 2003

"Bottom of the 10 th "
ShadowKeep, Issue 34, November 9, 2000
Antipodean SF (reprint), Issue 46, January 2002

"A Break In The Old Routinel"
Working Stiffs, May 2006

"A Breed Apart"
Writer’s Hood, June 2000
Horrorfind (reprint), November 2000
Splatterpunk (reprint), November 2001

"Bumps in the Road"
Black Petals, Vol. 4, #1, Autumn 2000/01
Eternal Night (reprint), January 2001

"Bus People"
Infernal, Inaugural Issue, June 2001
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003

"The Chair"
Scrybe Press, June '04

"Chinese Puzzle Boxes"
In a Nutshell – An Anthology of Speculative Fiction, TBD

"Come in Number 5"
Fables, Spring Issue, April 30, 2002
Story House, August 2003

"Crestfallen’s Getaway"
Fedora 2, September 2003
Thrilling Detective Website, Winter 2003 
Fictionwise, May 2006 

"Crestfallen’s Kink"
Never Safe, February 2007
Fictionwise, October 2008 

"Crestfallen’s Widow"
DIME, spring 2004
Fictionwise, summer 2005 (Audio)
Fictionwise, May 2006 

"Dinner for Toby"
Uncaged, 2009

"Error in Judgment"
Antipodean SF, Issue 34, December 2000
ShadowKeep, Volume 3, Issue 6, June 2002

"Eye For An Eye"
Eternal Night, February 2003

" Faith "
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003
Fictionwise, March 2005  

"The Fall Guy"
Working Stiffs, May 2006

"Fender Bender"
Small Crimes Anthology, Spring 2004
Fictionwise, October 2008 

"The Hair "
Friends of the Sacramento Public Library – Honorary Mention Winner 1999
1000 Delights, Issue 2, June 2001

"The Head"
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003
Fictionwise, March 2005    

"Hitting The Wall"
Fearsmag.com, September 2001

"The Hoarder"
Not One Of Us, Issue 26, August 2001
Honorable Mention in The Year’s Best Fantasy & Horror Vol. 15
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003  
Fictionwise
, May 2006 
In the Midnight Hour,
2007

"Honor"
Gentlemen’s Cabaret, January 2002
SDO Detective, Issue 2, July-September 2003

"Hungry For More"
Alternate Realities, January/February 2002
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003  
Fictionwise, May 2006

"Indoor Plumbing to the Rescue"
The First Line, Vol. 2, Issue #4, July/August 2000
Bullet Points, October 2003 (Re-titled as “Rescue Me”)

" In The Eye Of The Beholder "
Dragged Into Darkness, August 2003
Fresh Blood, December 2003
Fictionwise, March 2005   

"The Inspection Tag"
Deathgrip, Issue 13 October 2000

"Keep the Home Fires Burning"
Enigmatic Tales, Folded prior to publication
Steel Caves, Issue #10, November 17, 2000
Horrorfind, February 2002

"The Ladies' Room "
The Haunted, Issue #5, May/June 2000
Goblin Muse (reprint), Issue #6/7, March 2001
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003  
Fictionwise, March 2005   

"The Liar"
This Way Up, Issue 3, September 2001
The Dramaturges of Yann Fiction, TBD (Greek Translation)

"Lost in the Crowd "
Darkness Rising, Volume 4, April 2002
Dark Krypt, September 2004
Fictionwise, March 2005  

"Making Ends Meet"
Futures, April 2004
Fictionwise, May 2006 

"The Message Board"
Doors to Worlds Imagined, April 2000
House of Pain (reprint), August/September 2000
Gentlemen’s Cabaret (reprint), June 2002

"My Father’s Secret"
Working Stiffs, May 2006
Crime Spree, Oct. 2006
Hayakawa's Mystery Magazine, September 2008
Anthony Award Winner 2007

"Night Fall"
Woman's World, October 2009

"Noisy Neighbors"
Ideomancer, Jan 2001

"Old Flames Burn The Brightest"
Working Stiffs, May 2006

"Officer Down"
Working Stiffs, May 2006

"Paper Cuts"
Eternal Night, TBD

"Parental Control"
Working Stiffs, May 2006

"Parental Guidance"
Death Panels, TBD

"Prove It"
Map of Murder, 2006
Fictionwise, October 2008 

"Polka Dots"
Infernal, Inaugural Issue, June 2001
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003  

"Purely Cosmetic"
Fearsmag.com, July 2001
Reckless Abandon Anthology, August 2002
Dark Krypt, February 2005
Fictionwise, March 2005   

"Put Upon"
Steel Caves, Issue 6, October 20, 2000
ShadowKeep, Volume 3, Issue 7, July 2002

"Raffles Tavern Burglar"
Story House, July 2005
Fictionwise, May 2006 

"The Real Deal"
Working Stiffs, May 2006 

"Road Rash"
Butcher's Shop Quartet 2, 2009

"Rot In Hell"
Futures, January/February 2002
Antipodean SF (reprint), Issue 54, September 2002
Antipodean SF (reprint), Issue 65, Best of Issue, October 2003
Antipodean SF (reprint), Issue 67, Awards Issue 2002, December 2003  (Story of the Year)

"Runway Three-Seven"
Fables, Winter Issue, December 21, 2000
Black Petals (reprint), Vol. 5, #3, Spring 2002
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003
Fictionwise, March 2005  

"The Sale"
The Kovacs Files, Issue 2, July 2001
Bleeding Sky, Volume 1, Issue 1, Fall 2003 

"Santa's Last Christmas"
ShadowKeep, Christmas Carnage Issue, December 2000

"The Scrimshaw Man"
Bone Ballet, November 2005

"Shadow Chaser"
Book of Dark Wisdom, October 2005
Fictionwise, May 2006

"The Shower Curtain"
Millennium Science Fiction and Fantasy, December 13, 2000
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003
Fictionwise, March 2005    

"A Silver Lining"
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003

"Slay Bells"
ShadowKeep, Christmas Carnage Issue, December 2001
Holiday Horrors, DDP, March 2003 (ebook) & November 2003 (paperback)

"Special Delivery"
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003
Fictionwise, March 2005    

"Spit"
Bullet Points, October 2004 (short version)
Futures, Jan/Feb/Mar 2003 (long version)

"The Stash"
T-Zero, June 2003
Short Attention Span Mysteries Anthology, 2005

"A Suitable Apology"
The Murder Hole, Volume 3, November 18, 2000

"The Sunseeker"
Parchment Symbols, Issue #8, January 2001
Horrorfind, September 2001
Best of Horrorfind II, August 2003
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003  
Fictionwise, March 2005   

"The Taskmasters"
Seattle Noir, June 2009

"Tenths of a Second"
Sniplits, TBA

"Thursday"
Deena Warner, Halloween Card 2007
 Fictionwise, October 2008

"Traffic School"
Sinisteria, Issue #1, February 2004

"Traffic School” Version 2
Friends of the Sacramento Public Library – Honorary Mention Winner 2004
Horrorworld, September 2005
Eulogies, February 2006
Fictionwise, October 2008 

"The Tunnel"
Muse It, Volume 2, Issue #10, October 2000
Black Petals (reprint), Vol. 5, #1, Autumn 2001
Dragged Into Darkness, October 2003

"Warning Signs"
Vivisections, April 2003
Fictionwise, October 2008 

"W.H.Y.?"
ShadowKeep, Volume 2, Issue 7, February 18, 2001
Small Bites, September 2004

"Wiener’s Tale"
Palimpsest, Vol. 2, Issue #1, Spring 2001

"A Work of Art"
MicroSHOCKS, TBD

"A Woman’s Prerogative"
Deathgrip, Issue #15, December/January 2000/2001

"Your Name, Please"
The First Line, Vol. 3, #5, September/October 2001
Antipodean SF (reprint), August 2002
Best of The First Line, December 2003

Non Fiction

"Antiheroes"
Writers' Digest, TBD

"Dead Men Do Tell Tales"
Mystery Scene, Issue #105, August 2008

"Does Your Plot Thicken?"
Writers' Digest, January 2004
Writers' Digest, Writing & Selling Your First Book (Special Issue) December 2004

"For The Love Of Toast"
Story House, October 31, 2001

"Ground Rush"
Morbid Curiosity #9, May 2005

"Horror Short Stories"
Writers' Digest, August 2005

"Journey’s End—Another 100 Miles” Guest Editorial
ShadowKeep, Vol. 2, Issue 44, November 11, 2001

"Forget-Me-Not"
Writers' Digest, November 2005

"An Idea To Die For"
Mystery Scene, Issue #99, April 2007

"I Want It Now, If Not Sooner"
How I Got Published, Writers' Digest Books, 2007

"Lamp Lighting"
Crime Spree, Issue #10, January 2006

"McGrath"
A Stranger Comes to Town anthology, Fall 2008

"Me Rabbit, You Cougar"
Crime Spree, Issue #??, 2008  

"Not Getting Away With It"
Mystery Scene, Issue #102, December 2007

"Plummet"
Morbid Curiosity #8, April, 2004

"Points of View"
Writers' Digest, TBD
Writers' Digest--Guide to Creativity, 2009

"The Power of Cheese"
Story House, 2004

"Road Of Life"
Morbid Curiosity #7, April, 2003
Morbid Curiosity Cures The Blues, 2009

"The Road To Publication—How Not To Get Mugged Along The Way"
MyShelf.com, April, 2002

"Short Stories"
Writers' Digest, December 2007

"San Francisco, A Great Place to Kill People "
Mystery Readers Journal, Fall 2008

"San Francisco Mystery Bookstore"
Byline, December, 2003
Crime Spree, Issue #??,  

"Thrill Me"
Writers' Digest, February 2006

"Trial And Error"
Story House, October 2005

"Under The Knife"
Morbid Curiosity #10, May 2006