Short Stories 366:106 — “Discodemius,” by Jerry L. Wheeler

I'm rounding out my revisit of Strawberries and Other Erotic Fruits from Jerry L. Wheeler this week, with a short story that manages to be funny, bittersweet, a little dark, and ultimately triumphant and romantic all at the same damn time, which should make me jealous and bitter of Jerry's talent, but instead left me … Continue reading Short Stories 366:106 — “Discodemius,” by Jerry L. Wheeler

Short Stories 366:99 — “T-Bone, Medium Rare,” by Jerry L. Wheeler

We're back with Strawberries and Other Erotic Fruits from Jerry L. Wheeler, and we're going on a blind date and I cannot even begin to tell you how happy this makes me, because this blind date is... unforgettable. The shifts in tone of Strawberries are one of the strengths of the collection. "Waafrneeaasuu!!" which is … Continue reading Short Stories 366:99 — “T-Bone, Medium Rare,” by Jerry L. Wheeler

Short Stories 366:85 — “Necessary Elvis,” by Jerry L. Wheeler

A few years ago, I had the good fortune to nab a copy of Strawberries and Other Erotic Fruits. It's no secret I adore Jerry L. Wheeler, who is both my editor and who has an ability to come up with the most unique themes for his erotica anthologies—be it trains, the circus, or diners—and … Continue reading Short Stories 366:85 — “Necessary Elvis,” by Jerry L. Wheeler

Failing, Losing, Faking It, Self-Rejection, Earning Out, and other “Fun” Things About 2019

Failing I haven't done a proper writing update much at all this year, as I'm sure both my loyal readers have noticed. To put a fine point on it, the reason is this: 2019 fucking sucked as a writing year for me. And early, that started to feel like failure. Probably back in, say, February, … Continue reading Failing, Losing, Faking It, Self-Rejection, Earning Out, and other “Fun” Things About 2019