Now that the libretto for our musical “The Usual” has been published, I thought I’d tell you how it came to be. It happened because of the Raw Impressions Music Theatre. This was a wonderfully insane, low-budget project that would put together evenings of ten minute musicals written in 48 hours. Eight writers and eight […]
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Those who know me know that Thomas Pynchon is my favorite author, bar none. He’s the guy I order in advance in hardcover, the one I keep when others get recycled. He’s the one I reread, hoping to catch more of what I missed, and God knows I miss a lot, because he is […]
I’ve been working on a collection of non-genre short stories lately, so I’ve been submitting them to a different breed of magazine than I have in the past. Rejection is no longer a matter of “slips” nowadays. Has someone coined “e-slip” yet to cover these? In any case, it’s all part of the Great Game, […]
Coming in Fall, 2017! Where Werewolves Fear To Tread, a new novel continuing the adventures of Sam Lehrmann, who made his debut in the story “Fresh Meat.” From the aptly named Thurston Howl Publications. Here are the first blurbs: “Where Werewolves Fear to Tread has everything I want in a suspense novel: heroes and villains large and small, a hidden book, and an ending that will set your heart racing.” Charlaine Harris. “A new alpha has joined the pack of paranormal writers. Alan Gordon blends science and mysticism in Where Werewolves Fear to Tread, along with appealing characters, a tricky plot, and enough suspense to make your hair—or fur—stand on end. It’s a howling success, and readers will be panting for more!” Leigh Perry, Author of the Family Skeleton series
My Kleban Prize-winning script for “The Usual” is in Volume 2 of Williamston Anthology: 10 Years of Original Theatre. Buy it here!
I’m a guest blogger for B.K. Stevens’ “First Two Pages” series.
The Swarthmore College Alumni Bulletin featured me in an article.
My appearance on “The Moth Radio Hour” is available here.