Thank you to everyone who voted for Maynard Soloman Proves Santa Claus is Real for Best Short Story of 2011 in the Preditors & Editors Poll. As of this writing, here are the standings:
Yup, Maynard Soloman is numero uno. Thank you!
Voting is still open through Jan. 10. If you haven't…Continue
Added by Benjamin Sobieck on December 31, 2011 at 4:07am — No Comments
Maynard Soloman fans, I need your help. Maynard Soloman Proves Santa Claus is Real was nominated for best short story in the 2011 Preditor & Editors poll. Many of the nominees are authors I look up to, so winning this would mean a lot to me. Please swing by and…Continue
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Maynard Soloman and the Job-Nabbin’ Illegal Immigrants
by Benjamin Sobieck
Format: Kindle (AZW)
Today we must recomend some sweet Kindle shorts for…Continue
Added by Benjamin Sobieck on December 29, 2011 at 11:35pm — No Comments
Just wrote a review of Debbi Mack's newest crime novel in the Sam McRae series. It's called, Riptide, although the title could change. I slammed that sucker down in two days. One of the most enjoyable reads I've had all year.
It's not out yet, though, so I can't release the review. I got the ARC. Yep, I'm going to brag about that. This is a novel worth being a dick about.
Until then, here's…Continue
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1) Amazon Ranking
Maynard Soloman Proves Santa Claus is Real had a nice day on Amazon. It started around #450,000 and jumped up to #30,000. This may have been because Maynard sent gifts to the people on his "nice" list. Details…
Added by Benjamin Sobieck on December 18, 2011 at 12:13am — No Comments
The Flash Fiction Offensive published my crime flash fiction piece, Wine Into Water. Here's the first part:
20 Years Ago.
It was shouting "faggot" on the school bus. Bolting off with me at my stop. Stalking me home. Twisting my bones on the sidewalk. Kicking me black. Saying, "This is a test."…Continue
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There's nothing I enjoy more than researching something weird and turning it into a short story.
I dove into hypnosis for Use the Pillow in the…
Added by Benjamin Sobieck on December 4, 2011 at 12:39am — No Comments
It's a question that has dogged humans for centuries: Is Santa Claus real?
Fortunately, the world's crustiest and most profane detective, Maynard Soloman, has "put the pin" on this problem. After an intense encounter at church - some would call it a divine revelation - Maynard has the answer. In fact, he has proof.…
Added by Benjamin Sobieck on December 3, 2011 at 8:18am — No Comments