My person finally realized that shiny stuff that was supposed to rustle and keep me off the furniture wasn't working. Aluminum foil? I stepped right over it. She gave up and bought "pet covers" for the sofa and this armchair. Then she came home and find me napping in her black office chair. She said something about cat hairs. What did she expect? I'm a cat.
Published Short Stories
"Since You Went Away" in Shades of Black: Crime and Mystery Stories by African-American Writers, Eleanor Taylor Bland, ed. (2005)
"In Her Fashion" in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, July 2014
Frankie reading her Lizzie Stuart short story "In Her Fashion," published in the July 2014 issue of Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine.
"The Singapore Sling Affair" in Ellery Queen's Mystery Magazine, Nov-Dec 2017
"The Birth of the Bronze Buckaroo" in The Adventures of the Bronze Buckaroo (2018)
"Eel's Blood" in Down to the River, Tim O'Mara, ed. (2019)