Published Works

Year Title Type Genre Notes
Forthcoming Whispering of the Autumn Leaves Novel Medieval fantasy
2020 A Light in the Empty House Short Story Horror/Short/Suspense/Thriller
2020 Rooster Short Story Comedy/Non-fiction/Short First appeared as Episode 86 for the podcast 7 Minute Stories
2019– Mysterious Music Web series Documentary/Music/Non-fiction/Short
2015 A Book About a Film Novel Noir/Suspense An academic study on the cult classic The Cornfield People
2013 The Stairwell Short Story Horror/Thriller First appearing in Sirens Call Publications Issue #08 – Men in Horror. Originally a spec script entitled Echo with Laughter.
2012 Jill Novel Thriller/Horror/Romance Released 12/07/2012
2012 Watch Film Short/Thriller Premiered at the Gig Harbor Film Festival on 10/19/2012. Credited as: C.W. Shultz
2010 The Pack Novel Crime/Thriller Released 10/26/2010 (Paperback) / 10/26/2012 (Kindle)
2008 Eastern Expedition Game-show Game/Trivia
2008 Birdie Basics Blog Non-fiction credited as: Calen Sifferman
2007 Yeval Novel Comedy/Horror/Mystery/Transgressive Released 07/05/2007 (Paperback) and 09/18/2012 (Kindle)
2007 Drafted Theatre Comedy/Short/War credited as: Calen Sifferman
2006 A Peach in Place Theatre Comedy/Short credited as: Calen Sifferman

Spec Scripts

Title Length Genre Notes
Echo with Laughter Short Thriller Developed into The Stairwell which first appeared in Sirens Call Publications Issue #08 – Men in Horror.
The Fortune Tree Feature Horror/Mystery
Murder Masterpiece Feature Thriller
No Place Like Home Feature Suspence/Thriller Tentative titles were "The Old Turner House" and "Road Kill”.


Year Title Type Genre Notes
2008–2013 Being Damned • Bluey • Bubba • My Enemy Darkness • Red Shirt/Dead Shirt • Revenge on Mr. Thompson • S.H.C. • The Soar • Snuff • View from the Gallows • You Just Had to Know Him Short-stories Various Planned to be released in Tales from the Gallows
2008 The Late Sorry Film/Short Horror Post-productioncredited as: C. W. Shultz
Being Damned Novella Drama Incomplete
Escape the Wind Music Alternative rock/concept album Awaiting recording

Unrealized Projects

Title Type Genre Notes
Monsters Feature/Screenplay Drama Script complete. Project abandoned.
Guilt Stricken/Men of Principle Feature/Screenplay Thriller Script complete. Project abandoned.
Shoreline Community College Commercials Advertisement Canceled in Post-production