Posted: September 23, 2009 in Uncategorized
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Got some good news on the writing front. My story, “Smoked,” was accepted by Bucket ‘O’ Guts Press for publication in 2010 as a chapbook.

I’m psyched. This will be the first a story of mine will be out there all by itself, naked, exposed for all to ridicule. Nate Lambert, the editor, called the story “fucked.” High praise indeed from Mr. Natty Dread himself.

B’O’G is a new outfit, but they’ve started strong with their first title, Catherine J. Gardner’sThe Bitter Aftertaste of Olive Lemon.” Ms. Gardner has a talent for creating nightmare worlds inhabited by characters unsure of their place in the world. Are they part of the dream, or part of the dreamer? Or something worse? Thoughtful and frightening, without a single bucketload of entrails to be found. Gland fans needn’t worry, Ms. Gardner adds tasty dollop of her classy (if twisted) brain to the mix.

My story? All I can say is that Nate better empty out his fucking trough. It’s gonna be a messy ride.

  1. Congratulations! I can’t wait to see the artwork, if the story is so gruesome ; )

    • horacejames says:

      Really, it’s not that gruesome. A couple of popped eyeballs, two pair of amputed legs, weaponized tumors. The infamous bioengineered erectile man-yam rears its ugly head. Naturally.

      The female protag kicks serious ass, although not with her original feet.

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