Ladies and gentlemoose, it has been a while since there has been a good jacking around here. To solve that remission, I reached out to fellow audiophile and writer, Todd Skaggs. And so, without further ado, let’s jack this place up! JW: I’m currently listening to Massive Attack’s “Mezzanine” album. […]

Todd Skaggs Gets Jack’d

The idea was simple: Gather a group of some of the best writers in the apocalyptic genre, give them parameters for a story, and let them go. That’s how Middletown Apocalypse came into being. The first book was an experiment…me wanting to show the world how individual writer voices can […]

Middletown 2 is now available!

Dearest 2016, I wanted to take a moment to offer up my personal farewell to thee, seeing as how you are on your last few hours within this thing we call reality. Of course I understand you probably feel the piling on you’ve endured over the last twelve months has […]

Saying Goodbye To 2016

A short story based on A Tale Of Two Reapers By Jack Wallen I have a confession to make. Don’t worry, it’s not one of those where you find out I have dead bodies buried in my backyard. First off, I don’t have a back yard. Second, well, that’s laughable…considering […]

A Dance With Death

That’s right, ladies and gents, you can now reserve your copy of A Tale Of Two Reapers, written by moi and published by Devil Dog Press. The official release date for this piece of urban fantasy is January 3, 2017. Need a bit of incentive? How’s about a description? The […]

A Tale Of Two Reapers now available for pre-order

This is a piece of holiday flash fiction I wrote for the I Zombie I series, back in 2011. I thought it long lost, but, after much digging, it has been found. Enjoy. Silent Night Silent night. Holy night. All is calm, all is quiet. The music gently massaged the […]

Silent Night

God bless us, every one! The famous line squeaked out of the 61” Plasma TV, followed by the sniffling and snorting of tears and snot. Always the sucker for Tiny Tim, Shero was immediately thrown into fits of weeping. It helped not a bit that the satin nightie-clad superhero was […]

A Very Shero Christmas

On a daily basis, I see signs pointing toward the notion that the great country in which I reside considers the arts a disposable commodity…something of little to no value in the grand scheme of corporate things. And it makes sense that those in power would feel that way. After […]

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