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Crime and Fudge

The inimitable Blaze Ward presents another Blaze Ward Presents… A father takes his daughter to a flea market to teach her about the “fundamental crookedness of all people.” And to get some fudge. Available from Blaze Ward Presents.

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Molotov Medley

Another non-genre flash piece, this one published in the very cool Raconteur Magazine, Vol. II, Issue II. Riots, music, mayhem, and of course, flaming projectiles. Available from Amazon.

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The Goblin Hole

For some reason, I always wanted to set a story in the trenches of WWI. When I finally did, it pretty much had to be horror. Dark fantasy if I’m feeling generous. But trying to come up with something to move the needle on the men experiencing the every day terrors of trench warfare was […]

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The Boy from Buanfar

A short and violent tale set in the world of DUSTER. You get this story for FREE when you sign up for my newsletter. “No one writes bastard-son-of-a-bitch characters as brilliantly as Adam Stemple” Naomi Kritzer, Hugo award-winning author of CATFISHING ON CATNET

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Scent of a Demon

Gonzo story in a gonzo anthology. Meet Sister Elizabeth, peaceful old nun, wrongfully arrested for murdering the local priest. Or could she be more than she seems? Given the name of the anthology, is that really a question? E-book and POD.

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Still Life

Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores, 2019 I wrote this story a long time ago and was my audition piece for entry into my current writers group, The Wyrdsmiths. I rewrote it many times since then and am thrilled to have it out with a SFWA qualified market like CR&ES. You can read it here. It […]

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Cover of The Ghost of Lady Rei by Adam Stemple

The Ghost of Lady Rei

Lace and Blade 5Marion Zimmer Bradley Literary Works Trust (February, 2019) When Paradox Magazine closed its doors, I despaired of ever selling another Ken’ichi and Master Shichiro story. Where does one even sell Medieval Japanese detective stories? To the lovely people with Lace & Blade it turns out. In this installment, the duo are called […]

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