Birthday cake is the breakfast of champions

SO IT GOES, now available at

SO IT GOES, now available at

It’s the late, great Kurt Vonnegut‘s birthday today. It’s also my birthday. That’s pretty much our only connection, other than the fact that I wrote a story called “The Fountain of Relative Youth” for the Vonnegut tribute anthology SO IT GOES (Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing).

Vonnegut, on the other hand, wrote CAT’S CRADLE (1963), SLAUGHTERHOUSE-FIVE (1969), and BREAKFAST OF CHAMPIONS (1973), in which he combined satire, gallows humor, and science fiction in some of the most masterful fiction ever written.

Editor Max Booth III put together a terrific homage to Vonnegut in SO IT GOES, which features the following 22 short stories:

Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing also released my story, “The Funeral Portrait” in its most recent anthology, BLEED: A BOOK OF HOPE, now available at Amazon and Barnes & Noble.

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