KIERAN SHEA’s fiction has appeared in dozens of venues including Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Thuglit, Dogmatika, Word Riot, Plots with Guns, Beat to a Pulp, Crimefactory, and Needle: A Magazine of Noir well as in some beefy-looking anthologies most of which will make you question the tether of his shiny, red balloon. To his self-deprecating astonishment he's also been nominated for the Story South’s Million Writers Award twice without sending the judges so much as a thank you note. He co-edited the satiric transgressive fiction collection D*CKED: DARK FICTION INSPIRED BY DICK CHENEY and his debut novel KOKO TAKES A HOLIDAY is out now from Titan Books. Kieran divides his time between 38°58′22.6″N- 76°30′4.17″W and 39.2775° N, 74.5750° W.


Seeing Red

Yesterday I had to take a pass on a cool little project that I hope finds the right writer. Sometimes it's hard to say no, and there's no way not to feel a bit bad about that. Kind of stuck my neck out on too many things lately, bit off more than I can chew, and I need to keep focus until I get to the other side of things. On a lighter note...tonight is my first in-person Caps game in a stretch. Rocking the red down at the phone booth in DC. Sabres clocked the Caps this past weekend which was, like, freakin' absurd, so I expect payback. Which reminds me, Chris Holm wanted to collaborate on a hockey story this year, I think. Got my BEAT TO A PULP anthology from the six word story contest a few days ago--wonder if he's still down for that? Maine guy. I wonder if he's already buried under snow. Hmm....