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I've published a number of short stories, and authored five novels, and five screenplays. I'm a former board member of the Chicago's Screenwriter Network, where I lectured on the history of science fiction, horror, and fantasy in films, as well as on writing screenplays. I'm also a former rock and roll guitarist and songwriter from the Golden Age of 1964-1984.

MAD SHADOWS: THE WEIRD TALES OF DORGO THE DOWSER, is my first novel, published by iUniverse. It's epic Heroic Fantasy with a film noir edge. It can be purchased from in both paperback, hardcover and Kindle editions. (It's also available for Nook)

THREE AGAINST THE STARS is my second novel, an old-fashioned space opera published by Airship 27 Productions. It's available now from, in both paperback and Kindle editions.

WATERS OF DARKNESS, co-authored with David C. Smith, (Dark Muse, Call of Shadows, Fall of the First World Trilogy), is a swashbuckling pirate adventure of swords, sorcery, and Lovecraftian horror. It's now available in both paperback and Kindle editions thru

A new Dorgo the Dowser novella, THE BOOK OF ECHOES, appears in the brand-new "shared-theme" anthology from Heathen Oracle, ARTIFACTS AND RELICS: EXTREME SWORD AND SORCERY, now available as a Kindle eBook from

THE BLOOD OF THE LION, my first sword and soul heroic fantasy tale, appears in the Sword and Soul Fantasy anthology GRIOTS 2: SISTERS OF THE SPEAR, edited by Charles Saunders and Milton Davis. Available thru in both paperback and Kindle editions.

My stories WE THE FURIOUS, and UNDERTAKER'S HOLIDAY both appear in POETS IN HELL volume 17 in author Janet Morris' highly-acclaimed series, "Heroes in Hell." Available from in paperback and Kindle editions. (Also available for Nook.)

My story, SINBAD AND THE GOLDEN FLEECE, appears in the shared-world anthology, SINBAD: THE NEW VOYAGES, VOL. 4, published by Airship 27 Productions. Available in paperback and Kindle editions from

I am very proud to announce my participation as editor on book written by a 13 year-old Autistic boy: "Hello, My Name is Max, and I Have Autism: An Insight into the Autistic Mind," written and with drawings by Max Miller. Foreword and Afterword by his Mom, Rebecca Miller. Available from Amazon in paperback and Kindle editions.

I also had a hand in proofing and editing "Libertine: Awakenings," a wonderful psychosexual drama written by Cat Ravenelle. You can find Cat Ravenelle on Facebook, and her Twitter handle is: Cat Ravenelle. She also has a blogspot, too:
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