Archive for the 'Paid Labor' Category

The Berenstein Conspiracy

Monday, April 15th, 2019

Faulty memory? Alternate reality? Existential crisis? A little bit of each wrapped itself up in a story favored by the NYC branch of Liars’ League. Max Woertendyke and the Liars crew did a great job with the dramatic reading. Take a look (or a listen) and see what you think: The Berenstein Conspiracy. Just do […]


Lili of the Valley of the Shadow

Sunday, March 3rd, 2019

My story, Lili of the Valley of the Shadow, recently picked up by the good people at Liars League – London, is now available as a dramatic reading. Give it a listen; Alex Greenhalgh and the Liars team really did a fantastic job! Requisite forewarning: the subject matter is a bit PG-13 (think pubescent angst) […]


Ekphrasis reading at Fairfield University Art Museum

Sunday, February 10th, 2019

Happy to be reading two short pieces for Ekphrasis VII at the Fairfield University Museum of Art as part of the @FairfieldUMFA program.


New story picked up for Liars’ League reading in London

Thursday, January 24th, 2019

The friendly folk over at Liars’ League just picked up one of my stories for their upcoming “Love and Lust” theme, scheduled for a dramatic reading on Valentin’s day. If you happen to be in the London area around then, make sure to check it out.


.Cent Magazine – Alpha Git

Thursday, December 6th, 2018

[illustration by Mahsa Dehghani, 2018] A fun piece of playground flash, Alpha Git was picked up by London based fashion/culture magazine .Cent as part of its Courage theme. Many thanks to Jo and the Cent team, as well as the referral from notorious liar Katy Darby.


Content Management 2.0 – Sophie Aldred reading for Weird Lies

Thursday, June 13th, 2013

A beautiful reading of Content Management by Sophie Aldred to promote its inclusion in the upcoming anthology Weird Lies. Many thanks to Sophie and Cherry for managing this little story’s newest iteration:


Daily Science Fiction – “Good Taste”

Sunday, January 22nd, 2012

[Black Hole Sun by AJ Dimarucot, 2008] I couldn’t have been more excited to see Good Taste picked up by Daily Science Fiction. Enjoy, Derek


The Merlin Prophecies #0 (Preview)

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

Now available for order, for those of you so inclined: Midtown Comics Otherwise, if you happen to be in the New York area this weekend, swing by and pick up a copy at the New York convention: 2009 New York Comicon


A Press Release… with my name in it.

Friday, January 30th, 2009

ARDDEN ENTERTAINMENT CONJURES UP MERLIN FOR THE 2009 NEW YORK COMIC-CON Ardden Entertainment is proud to announce that comic book industry legend J.M. DeMatteis and writer Derek Ivan Webster are teaming with artist Loren Meyer for THE MERLIN PROPHECIES, a genre-defying modern-day reinvention of the Camelot mythos. THE MERLIN PROPHECIES is the story of John […]