John’s writing has appeared in The Chiron Review; Edifice Wrecked; Flashquake; FlashShot; Heavy Glow; Laughter
Loaf; Lit Bits; Lunarosity; Micro Horror; Mytholog; The Pedestal Magazine; Shine, the Journal; Susurrus; and Versal.
Byline Magazine gave his story “Inexplicable” a Special Honorable Mention in their 2003 flash fiction
contest. “Unconditional Love” won second place in Inkspotter Magazine’s 2005 annual “Finding the Right
Words” contest, and “Backward Planning” earned first-runner up in Future Fire’s Mirror Mask 2005 Flash
Fiction Contest. John’s “Instinct of a Man” received a Special Honorable Mention in ByLine Magazine’s
2006 Short Story Competition.
He writes the monthly featured market column for Pamelyn Casto’s Flash Fiction
John lives in Bellflower, California.