This month, I chat with The Storyside’s own Rob Smales about murder for yogurt, the lighter side of necrophilia, and the horribly hilarious collection of short stories he’s helped craft into a brand new release for Books and Boos Press: A Sharp Stick in the Eye and Other Funny Stories.
Published by Vlad Vaslyn
Vlad Vaslyn (a.k.a. Vlad V.) is the author of The Button, Yorick, and Brachman’s Underworld. His most recent stories, "Toon Time" and "The Somethings," appeared in Insanity Tales III: Seasons of Shadow in June 2017 (The Storyside Press). His novella “Float” appeared in Insanity Tales II: The Sense of Fear in October 2015 (Books & Boos Press). His novella “The Sleep Artist” was published in Insanity Tales, a collection of dark fiction, in October 2014 (Books & Boos Press). His first kids’ book, The Moon is Dead!, was released in January 2015. He is an editor, publishing consultant, freelance writer, and former newspaper correspondent for the Lowell Sun and Fitchburg Sentinel & Enterprise. Learn more about Vlad at www.vladwrites.com. His books are available through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Kobo, Apple and Smashwords.com, as well as most bookstores. Vlad has appeared on A Newbie's Guide to Publishing, Sci-fi Saturday Night, Queen City Kamikaze (panelist), New England Authors Expo, Indie Author News, Open Book Society, Yahoo! Shine, Cool Roots (performer), Rooted (performer), Strange Amusements, Digital Journal and at many more websites, blogs, bookstores, and libraries. Vlad resides in Massachusetts with his wife, Jordana. He received his Bachelor's Degree in History & English from the University of Massachusetts, Lowell. View all posts by Vlad Vaslyn