Tag Archives: Short Stories

“Blondie’s” – An Audio Story!

I was trying to get an actor-friend of mine, Paul Neal Rohrer, interested in doing the reading of a couple of my short stories for an upcoming interview (September 1st), when Paul sent me this audio file of one of … Continue reading

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“Broken Windows”

“Broken Windows” is out as an e-short story! Here’s the link! I can’t believe I’d originally started this story twenty years ago, in 1997. I’d only written four double-spaced pages. I rediscovered it last year (2016) when I was revisiting … Continue reading

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Do The Dead Dream? – First Two Blurbs!

I received my first two blurbs, from Karen Albright Lin and Jan C. J. Jones! Thank you both so much! F. P. Dorchak’s short stories take a look at the world in an inside-out, rarely visited way. These are neither … Continue reading

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On Writing That Next Work

Crime writer Lee Child has said that nothing is more exciting than the idea for that next book. You see all the possibilities! They beckon! Schmooze with What-ifs! Then, as we write, all the possibilities get narrowed down into actualities. … Continue reading

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Best Reads…

…in a long time! I had started reading these four books about a year ago—and last week had finally finished them all. I think I’d started around September. They’re all anthologies. They all have the element of The Weird in … Continue reading

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Do The Dead Dream? Status

I am working toward the completion and release of my short story collection, but timelines have shifted to the right a bit. When I first envisioned releasing this collection, I’d thought maybe Valentine’s Day might make a good release date…then … Continue reading

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Give The Gift of Fear!

Okay, I know, it’s the holiday season…Merrry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah and all that…and that being the case, I am shamelessly self-promoting a wonderful gift—for yourself. The gift of fear! Yes, what better way to say “I love me” than to … Continue reading

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