A teenager roots on a rocket man and his quest for the stars.


Saturday Night Reader and Story Shack Magazine with an illustration by graphic artist, Nevena Katalina.


High school punks target an old man to prank on Halloween.


Longlisted by Raging Aardvark Publishing for their "2016 Twisted Tales Anthology".



During an air raid mission, a fighter pilot reflects on his war-torn childhood.


TrainLit Magazine, Lit Up Magazine, and Zero Flash Magazine.



A draft dodger from the Vietnam War returns home to face his father -- a World War II Marine and Navy Cross recipient.


Lit Up Magazine.

The Hells Angels send a drug dealer on the run.


The Junction Magazine 

Sportsmen land on an alien planet to hunt a prehistoric beast.


Story Shack Magazine with an illustration by graphic artist, Daniele Murtas.



A troubled man facing the pressures of his high school reunion. 


Flash Fiction Magazine and The Junction Magazine.



A former escapee returns to Alcatraz for old-times sake and encounters a haunted visit.


Flash Fiction Magazine.


"The Great Bandini" is also included in "One Hundred Voices", a flash fiction anthology published by Centum Press.



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A young boy's fantasy of being a superhero's sidekick.


Longlisted by Raging Aardvark Publishing for their "2016 Twisted Tales Anthology".



A troubled private eye faces a personal crossroads.


The Flash Fiction Press.



At odds with their father, teenage brothers embark on a day of mischief where they encounter a life-changing lesson.


Pif Magazine and Lit Up Magazine.

A cab driver must deal with a disturbed passenger.


Flash Fiction Magazine and The Junction Magazine.


"Ten Years Gone" is also included in "One Hundred Voices: Volume II", a flash fiction anthology published by Centum Press.




A taxi ride between a cab driver and a gangsta turns deadly.


Friday Fiction Magazine and The Junction Magazine.



Combat soldiers discover an elixir during jungle warfare.


The Junction Magazine 

A gang of teenage pranksters try to outdo one another.


LitroNY Magazine, Lit Up Magazine, and shortlisted by Raging Aardvark Publishing for their "2015 Twisted Tales Anthology".



Enroute to a bank robbery, a heister reflects on the strained relationship with his father -- a career criminal and stick-up man.


The Junction Magazine 

In a dystopian police state, criminal suspects are guilty until proven innocent.


​Story Shack Magazine with an illustration by graphic artist, Allen Forrest.



"The Man From Alcatraz" is also included in the audio anthology, "Entropy: Flash Fiction Volume 3", read by voice actor and audio book producer, Elijah Lucian.


The father of a bullied high school student reflects on his own bad deeds back in the day.


Lit Up Magazine

Training days for Mafia hopefuls.


Friday Fiction Magazine and Pulp Spirit Magazine.



A jilted customer looks to even the score with a seedy insurance broker. 


​The Junction Magazine

A subway vigilante sends a city on edge.


Out Of The Gutter Magazine.