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“Mister Eddie” in Tales of the Unanticipated #27, Autumn 2006

“The Jail In Shinjuku Ward” online at  Pure Francis, February 2009

“Shady Acres” online at Pure Francis, March 2009

“Tacklesmooches” in  Tales of the Unanticipated #30, Spring 2010

“Friendly Fire” in the anthology MACHINE OF DEATH, October 2010

“Physicians' Ball” online at Pure Francis , January 2011

“Good Bait”, “Erin Beiber's Wild Ride” and “To The Devil, A Goat” in the anthology SEASONS IN THE

    ABYSS,  February 2011

“One Man's Famine” in  Bards and Sages Quarterly, October 2011

        Also in:  Bardic Tales and Sage Advice, Vol. IV, August 2012

“Exhuming Harry Truman” in KINDLE ALL-STARS PRESENT: RESISTANCE FRONT, December, 2011

“The Trapdoor” in BLOOD RITES, January 29, 2013

“The Sinking Tomb” online at Fiction365.com, March 7, 2013

TWO IN LEFT FIELD (chapbook) published by Midnight-To-Three Publishing, July 2, 2013        


       “Preface: Baseball By The Numbers, Circa 2013”

       “The Shaman In Relief” (ss)

       “Two In Left Field”  (es)

“Bobby Boxster In Eight Measures” in Washington City Paper, January 10, 2014

“Ark Of The Revenant” in The Midnight Diner 5.1, January 27, 2014

“Lorem Ipsum Donald” in Tales of the Unanticipated #31, March 16, 2014

“The Last Ride of the Hole In The Well Gang” in Sugar & Rice #3, October 29, 2014

“Withering” in Beyond Imagination, September 1, 2015

“Every Hero An Hombre, Every Wolf A Clown” online at The Saturday Evening Post,  February 26, 2016

“Dial ‘C’ For Consultant” in WE WERE HEROES, February 29, 2016

FROM THE CASE FILES OF THE IRON VANGUARD (chapbook) published by Midnight-To-Three

    Publishing, March 28, 2016; limited to five copies. First appearances of:

        “Introduction: From The Files of the Scribbling Nuisance”                 

        “Obligatory Origin Stories: The Marty Bolan Interview”                 

        “Menace In The Sky With Death Rays”

        “A Bullet For The Iron Vanguard”

        “Whatever Became of the Mechanical Wonder?”

        “Appendix: The Fifty-Three Nemeses of The Iron Vanguard”

“The Golem-Maker of Buchenwald” online at Abyss & Apex, June 28, 2016

“Fear #7” online at Stupefying Stories Showcase, October 26, 2016

THE ROAD WARRIOR LETTERS 2010-2016 (collection) published by Midnight-To-Three Publishing,

    December 25, 2016; limited to three copies; Poetry and ephemera, including the following two pieces of

    short fiction or essay:                 

        “Abstracts From The Adventurer’s Atlas” (ss)

        “Clearly, Harlan Ellison Is To Blame” (es)

“In Days Of Auld Cheil’s Crime” online at douglasjlane.com, December 28, 2016

“Headcount” online at douglasjlane.com, October 31, 2017

“The Girl Who Plugged In Christmas” online at douglasjlane.com, December 13, 2017

“Time of Reflection” online at Daily Science Fiction, June 14, 2018

“The Great Unknown” in Pulp Modern, Volume 2 Number 3, June 3, 2018

“The Floor Is Lava” in Bards & Sages Quarterly, October 1, 2018

SHADY ACRES AND DARKER PLACES (collection) published by Midnight-To-Three, November 20, 2018; first edition limited to 50 signed hardcover copies; also issued in trade paperback and ebook. Collects 21 previously published stories (The Golem-Maker of Buchenwald; Good Bait; The Sinking Tomb; The Last Ride of the Hole In The Well Gang; Dial ‘C’ For Consultant; The Jail In Shinjuku Ward; Lorem Ipsum Donald; Ark of the Revenant; Fear #7; Every Hero An Hombre, Every Wolf A Clown; To The Devil, A Goat; One Man’s Famine; The Shaman In Relief; Shady Acres; Erin Beiber’s Wild Ride; The Trapdoor; Tacklesmooches; Physicians’ Ball; In Days of Auld Cheil’s Crime; Bobby Boxster in Eight Measures; Withering;) all titles revised from original appearances. The limited hardcover edition includes an additional section titled "It Crawled From The Trunk!" with five additional stories, including Mister Eddie and four first-appearance pieces:

        “In Need of Mental Help” (1983)

        “Pals” (1988)

        “Waiting For…Godot” (an unproduced short film script) (2000)

        “Linus On The Savanah” (1997)

“The Box” - online at douglasjlane.com February 28, 2019

“Everything In Time Travel Has Been Done” online at The Saturday Evening Post,  April 5, 2019

“Almost Everything In Time Travel has Been Done” - online at douglasjlane.com, June 27. 2019

“The Gravediggers” - online at douglasjlane.com, October 25, 2019

“The Mockingbird Who Knew Too Much” - online at douglasjlane.com, March 28, 2020

“The Skull In The Switchback” - online at douglasjlane.com, September 25, 2020

“The Ardor of Giant Mecha” - online at douglasjlane.com, February 25, 2022

“The Demon Box Quick-Start Guide” - online at douglasjlane.com, March 11, 2022

“Fees Waved For Persons In Imminent Danger” - online at fiftywordstories.com, March 17, 2022

“A Boy’s Face” - online at douglasjlane.com, August 8, 2022

“Down Lovers’ Lane” - online at Guilty Crime Story Magazine, August 15, 2022

“To Sleep, Perchance” - online in Radon Journal #2, September 15, 2022

“How To Speak To Monkey” - online in Factor Four Magazine, Issue #17, October 30, 2022

        Also in: FACTOR FOUR MAGAZINE 2022 ANTHOLOGY, December 3, 2022

“Our Lady Of Widdershins” - online at The Saturday Evening Post,  December 8, 2022

“Daddy, Play That Babalú” - online at The Saturday Evening Post, January 6, 2023

        Also in: Best Short Stories from The Saturday Evening Post Great American Fiction Contest 2023,

        February 19, 2023 (digital publication only)

HUNDRED ACRE (chapbook) published by Midnight-To-Three Publishing, May 1, 2023

    First appearances of:

        “Introduction: Doing The Crime”  

        “Hundred Acre”  


        “Triplicate Threat”

“All You Can Eat” - online at douglasjlane.com, October 31, 2023


“The Kevin Bacon Game: From Harlan Ellison to Kevin Bacon in Five Degrees or Less” in Rabbit Hole - The Newsletter of the Harlan Ellison Recording Collection, #36, Fall 2004

The Truth Left Behind: Inside the Kidnapping and Murder of Daniel Pearl (contributor as a member of The Pearl Project, Georgetown University, School of Continuing Studies), The Center for Public Integrity, Washington DC, January 2011 - Free PDF Download