New novelette: Birthday Boy

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I am happy to announce that I have a new novelette (which sounds better than “long short story”) up on Amazon! Titled Birthday Boy, this is the first of twelve novelettes (8-14K words each) that when completed will comprise the collection Villa, which should be released early 2017. I will be releasing the first five or six stories every few weeks until the book is complete. I’ve mentioned in previous posts that I’ve always been attracted to what I call the “institutional porn” of Weatherfield, Antoniou, Roquelaure and Réage, in which people submit themselves into entire systems, organizations, not just one…