You Get the Two Now Available in Print, eBook, Kindle and Audio Formats
You Get the Two, a story of horror about a father’s unholy alliance with his son, is now available in print, eBook, kindle or audio format at Kids are Hell!- Anthology (hellboundbookspublishing.com)
Author Event at the Fenceline Brewery in Mancos
I’ll be doing a book reading and signing next Thursday, September 15th at 6:30 at the Fenceline.
I’ll also be leading a seminar on The Hero’s Journey, focusing on the 12 stages of the world myth popularized by Joseph Campbell. This work draws on mythology, movies, stories, Jungian psychology and even our dreams and visions. We […]
Offload, a short story, has been published by Worlds Within
Offload, a short story about a man who can heal any disease, is now live and can be read at The Worlds Within at Offload – The Worlds Within
Lies, Ltd., a short story by Mike just, has been published by the Mystery Tribune
In Lies, Ltd., a man who’s climbed the social and financial rungs on a ladder of lies finally meets his match in an unlikely old woman. Check out the story at Lies, Ltd.: Literary Short Fiction by Michael C. Just (mysterytribune.com)
The Obligate Carnivore, a Novella, Has Been Published by Scarlet Leaf Review
My novella, The Obligate Carnivore, has been published by the Scarlet Leaf Review. You can find the link to the periodical here: Category: MICHAEL JUST – SCARLET LEAF REVIEW
The Obligate Carnivore is a dark story which melds elements of horror with science fiction. May you find it compelling reading at the tale end of the […]
I See You, Too, A Short Story, Now Live
One of my short stories, I See You, Too, has been published in the Winter issue of the 96th of October. The link to this magazine is: http://96thofoctober.com
I See You, Too combines elements of horror with unexpected twists of humor. I hope you enjoy it.
Free Short Fiction
I’ve decided to post three interconnected short stories which can be read alone or in conjunction with one another. Called Love Hate Love, the stories follow the adventures of a psychologist in the time of Covid as she works with a comically battling couple (Love), a psychopath (Hate), and her own family (Love). The stories range […]
The Dirt, A New Novel
The Dirt, a novel which combines themes mystical and psychological with the backdrop of the American Southwest, is now available in paperback ($12.99) and e-book formats ($2.99). It pits Yale Forestall, a cowhand with a traumatic past who suffers from a rare language disorder, against the State, which seeks to limit his freedom through guardianship. […]
The Mind Altar, a Novel of Subterranean Horror
The official publication date for The Mind Altar approaches. If you like book-length horror with mystery, suspense and sci-fi elements, The Mind Altar will take you on a journey deep beneath a desert mountain, where America’s most dangerous psychopaths are housed.
A Victim of my Own Fantasy
A Victim of my Own Fantasy
A writer, especially a science fiction writer, especially a writer of dark fantasy and horror, is victimized by her own imagination. I’ve read Stephen King of course. I’ve read about him, what he’s written about writing (he’s a masterful, […]
Everyone knows what it feels like to be the fish out of water. We are each, in our own unique way, exiles on a planet called Earth. In fact, to be unique is part of our banishment, for were we each alike, we would, perhaps, feel at home in our sameness.
What’s Happened to Our Civil Liberties?
No matter which side of the aisle you may have been dropped as a child, you must know that the Bill of Rights has been eroded, severely. I’d go so far as to say that we live in a surveillance state where the 4th Amendment in particular has been leapfrogged by technology and […]
Should Psychopaths be Jailed or Treated (Or Something Else)?
I used to work with psychopaths. I mean, not at a law office, but as a psychotherapist. You may be more familiar with the term sociopath. The terms are sometimes thrown about interchangeably, but there is a difference. There’s an old saying in the treatment field: Psychopaths are born. Sociopaths are made. This means what […]
Is There an Unbreakable Code?
The Crippy begins when a little girl with a strange talent – the ability to speak any language and break any code – is kidnapped by Men in Black. Of course, the world would covet such a child. Governments would. Enemies of governments would. Organized crime, hackers, corporations, just about anyone would see such a […]
The Crippy Comes of Age
The publication date for The Crippy draws near. This sci-fi, fantasy thriller with elements of mystery and suspense moves quick and should keep you on the edge of your seat.