That’s right! After four years–and one very shitty hiccup involving what should have been my first story in print–I’m proud to present my first real short story publication!
Pill Hill Press is proud to present Big Book of New Short Horror. This massive anthology contains 58 (that’s right–58!) brand new stories of terror from horror’s brightest up-and-comers to keep you wide awake well into the night.
Did I mention there are 58 stories? That’s 200,000 words of brand new fiction! It’s available in E-Book, trade paperback, and trade hardback (I know, right? A hardback for my first publication!).
Amazon: Trade Paperback and Trade Hardback
Barnes and Noble: Trade Paperback and Trade Hardback
Pill Hill Press Shoppe: Trade Paperback and Trade Hardback
My contribution is called “With Many Thanks to Newark” (about 4000 words), and I’m extremely proud of this tale. The story itself came out of a very bad flying experience I had earlier this year, not only being stuck for several extra hours in the Cleveland airport, but my other flight being delayed from a massive, unforseen snow and ice storm that caused my Chicago to Indianapolis plane ride to be re-routed to Louisville (my parents were waiting to pick me up in Indy, so you can just imagine the anger over the phone over following few hours). Though the actual story has little to do with my actual experience, the seed was planted (along with a nudge from two very good friends) and what eventually came out is what sits between the pages of this amazing book.
Here’s the description: With his father dying in a hospital bed several states away, Tesh Hagman boards a plane of nightmares where not everyone is quite what they seem. “Why the hell is everyone smiling?”
I do hope you’ll check the anthology out (no, I won’t be the type of author to beg you to buy my fiction, but I will give the link to where you can buy it if you so choose), and please let me know what you think of the story, either here or on Facebook or Twitter.
This only the beginning, everyone. Where we go from here…well, that up to my imagination.