The Devil Behind You

My latest Creature Feature is “The Devil Behind You,” illustrated by the talented Angel Montenegro. You can read it online at the website of The Monitor.  Here is the artwork:  

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The Sea Monster of Port Isabel

My latest tale in Creature Feature is “The Sea Monster of Port Isabel,” hauntingly illustrated by the very talented Nick Gucker. You can read this harrowing legend at The Monitor‘s website. Here’s the artwork:  

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Revenge of La Mano Pachona

My latest Creature Feature is “Revenge of La Mano Pachona,” with art by the awesome José Meléndez. You can read it online here.  

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Chupacabras in Mission

My latest Creature Feature is “Chupacabras in Mission,” for which the amazing Jim Agpalza did a very cool illustration. You can check it out online now at The Monitor. Here’s the artwork:  

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The Headless Horseman of South Texas

In my latest Creature Feature, I retell the story of “The Headless Horseman of South Texas,” drawing more thoroughly on actual history than previous versions onf the legend. Great art by Julian Dwyer accompanies my words. You can read the on-line version here.  

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The Ghosts of Fort Ringgold

My latest Creature Feature tale is “The Ghosts of Fort Ringgold,” which focuses on the haunting of the old Robert E. Lee House in Rio Grande City, Texas. The story features art by mother/daughter team Elke and Jaden Allen; you can read it on-line here.  

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The Lady in Black

My new miniseries, CREATURE FEATURE II, kicked off today with “The Lady in Black,” illustrated by the awesome Christian Rodriguez. Here’s the online version (lacking the cool formatting of print).  

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“To Brave the Mountains” published in SQ Mag

My alternative world fantasy story “To Brave the Mountains” just came out in SQ Mag: International Speculative Fiction eZine. Featuring indigenous New World elements and a young female protagonist, it’s worth a read, I promise. Check it out by clicking here.  

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“Winds That Stir Vermilion Sands”

Just sold my scifi story “Winds that Stir Vermilion Sands” to James Gunn’s Ad Astra for publication in the winter 2014 issue. Groovy!  

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Creature Feature: Los Duendes

Through Halloween, The Monitor is running a nine-part series of mine featuring illustrations by various artists. Called Creature Feature, the column consists of retellings of local legends about strange beings. This week’s story was “Los Duendes,” illustrated by Bianca Ríos. “Los Duendes,” page 1 “Los Duendes,” page 2  

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