People often ask what stories I have for sale.
Here's a list of anthologies and a standalone mini novel where you can find the answer.
Click the pictures below for links.
Please read a few, review, and share the tales with others.
Note: I receive 50% of every purchase and 10% of each sale goes to the South Texas Persian Rescue: a non profit cat adoption clinic my niece, Barry, loves.
GLASS PUZZLESummary: A locally famous comedian has a late night reunion with his childhood friend, now a serial killer. What can go wrong? Based on my childhood friend who moved to California to become famous.
Note: Under the pen name Shelly Macaroy - an author in my manuscript: Diaries of Karma.
ZEITGEISTSummary: English as a Second Language Teacher from America wakes up in a Japanese jail cell covered in someone else's blood. Detectives seem certain he killed someone. Yet, the poor guy can't remember anything, nor can he speak Japanese.
Note: One amazon reviewer called this piece, "Authentically scary as hell."
Summary: The dream team came to my middle school when I was a kid. Of all people Charles Barkley sat next to me, and inspired so much in a few seconds.
Summary: A linguistics professor has a rare spine condition, which makes his back move like a slinky. Only the creatures from outer space he's teaching English to can save his life in this short comedy.
Summary: The narrator describes what it feels like to lose a sister to alcohol addiction.
Note: This drama is written under a pen name Scott "Allan" Terrier and it's based on my sister.
YOU VALIDATED DESTINY THROUGH HAPPENSTANCESummary: It's a poem about a very strange experience.
HOW MY LIFE CHANGED THE TIME I ALMOST GOT MUGGED
Summary: A teen's life changes when he gets held at gunpoint, as will the mugger's.
Note: WINNER: Exceptional Short Story Award.
NOT YOU AGAIN & ZILLION
Summary: 100-word comedies.
Note: FEATURED STORIES.
Summary: Someone is about to die, and you get to read their final moments in this 100-word comedy.
KINDNESS and DECENCY
Note: WINNER of the Wordsmith Competition and Story of the Month
Summary: An older man gets seduced by a teenage girl on a subway in Japan. He has dark motives for her, and vice versa.
Note: Another Shelly Macaroy piece.
9 Tales Told in the Dark #21 Anthology's Bride of Chaos series
Summary: A kid wants to win a Halloween contest.
Note: WINNER of a real Halloween Contest and Story of the Month
Far From the Crowd
Summary: It's not easy to tell people goodbye because you'll probably die. That's what happens in the prequel to me having back operations in real life.
Note: Editor's Favorite Story
StoryShelter's I Am Here. The Untold Stories of Everyday People Anthology