Carl Robinette is currently developing new fiction and other creative writing. His short stories have appeared in Every Day Fiction,Ellery Queen Mystery Magazine, Mystery Tribune and several other publications in print and online.
Carl has worked as a contributing reporter with the Los Feliz Ledger in Los Angeles and has worked as a contributing reporter for numerous publications including the Star News in Chula Vista, San Diego City News and more.
It’s hard enough finding a good job, but keeping a bad job is no day at the cinema either. When there’s money missing and you’ve got a target on your back, it just might come down to fisticuffs with your boss. See what happens when the narrator of “Unemployed & On Probation” refuses to inform on his fellow employees.
Watch me read an excerpt from my short story “Nothing Doing” which was published in the June 2020 issue of Mystery Weekly Magazine. Hard to believe it’s already been a year since this story came out. This is a great issue of the magazine with a lot of different types of mystery stories.
The question then becomes… How do writers connect with a population that is leaving the written word behind? I’m not sure I have the answer but this is the experiment. Watch the video for my poem “Slow Burned & Inked” on YouTube.