what’s out now?

In case you’re interested, here’s a list of everything that’s currently out for consideration, as of 1pm today, 4/12/16.

  • SF = Science Fiction
  • F = Fantasy
  • H = Horror
  • G = General Fiction (non-genre)

I also included a little preview of what the story is about. Sort of.

NOVELS (over 60,000 words):

  • After the Apocalypse (F, superheroes)

NOVELETTES (over 10,000 words):

  • “Faded Glory” (G, mistakes)
  • “Memories of My Father” (SF, brains)

SHORT STORIES (over 2000 words):

  • “A Breath of Freedom” (SF, cannibalism)
  • “Committed to Memory” (SF, architecture)
  • “Dire Diuretics” (F, your mom)
  • “Dreaming of Suzanne” (H, ghosts)
  • “Fifteen Years of Favor” (SF, social media)
  • “Morning Commute” (SF, travel)
  • “Oubliette” (F, holes)
  • “Red Star” (F, buses)
  • “The Cessation of Pain” (H/G, exotic dancers)
  • “The Plumbers and the Princess” (F, pipes)
  • “The Wilson Witch Trials” (F, witchcraft)
  • “You Don’t Bring Me Flowers” (F, cemeteries)

FLASH FICTION (under 2000 words):

  • “Aubade” (SF, reprint, space pirates)
  • “Clean Up” (F/H, reprint, vampires)
  • “Five Conversations with Lieutenant Mendez” (SF, relationships)
  • “New Tricks” (SF, dogs)
  • “Playmate” (H, video games)
  • “Section 3A” (SF, education)
  • “The Birthday Party” (F, parenting)
  • “Thoughts and Prayers” (SF, apps)

And here’s what’s currently being worked on:

  • balls of steel (F/H, invulnerability, untitled)
  • cave through a portal (F, survivalists, untitled)
  • chief cook and ass-kicker (SF, disease, untitled)
  • Coldwater (F, elves)
  • creeping cold (H, depression, untitled)
  • emperor norton steampunk story (F, steam, untitled)
  • from the 800s (H/G, drugs, untitled)
  • ghost vs zombie (F/H, zombies, untitled)
  • king of anything (G, feminism, untitled)
  • lily the witch (F, crystals, untitled)
  • love in the time of facebook (G, polyamory, untitled)
  • Make Me Smaller (G, spam)
  • Maker (F, magic)
  • matt’s laser (SF, lasers, untitled)
  • mogreet (SF, parasites, untitled)
  • Monkeybutt (G, families)
  • neurotransmitter brother-sister superheroes (F, PVN, untitled)
  • old man singing on the train (F/H, trains, untitled)
  • phones rebel against smartwatches (SF/H, watches, untitled)
  • “Pickled Jalapenos in a Broken World” (SF, invasion)
  • “Ready or Not” (H/G, dissociation)
  • “Rendezvous at Blue Valley” (SF, spices)
  • “Reunion with Lady Halia” (SF, giantess)
  • save point (SF/F, do-overs, untitled)
  • second short-story collection (SF/F/H/G, varies, untitled)
  • Space Vampires (SF/H, blood)
  • star trek actor on space station (SF, elevators, untitled)
  • stone circle murder (F, murder, untitled)
  • “Surgical” (H, sex)
  • “Terms and Conditions” (SF, apple)
  • The Book in the Clock (F, books)
  • the birthday party, extended version (SF/F, mini-golf, untitled)
  • The Day My Grandma Saved the World (SF/F, vacations)
  • “The Filter” (SF, elections)
  • “The Man Who Evacuated the Planet” (SF, disaster)
  • tooth fairy story (F/H, teeth, untitled)
  • traitor game/story/novel (G, mansion, untitled)

I didn’t realize I had so many stories in progress. Dang. I wonder if I could parley this into a Patreon thing.

About Josh Roseman

Josh Roseman (not the trombonist; the other one) has been published in -- among others -- Asimov's, Escape Pod, and Evil Girlfriend Media. He's published two short-story collections, THE CLOCKWORK RUSSIAN and BOSS FIGHT, as well as a novel, AFTER THE APOCALYPSE. When not writing, he mostly complains that he's not writing. Find him online at roseplusman.com, or on Twitter @listener42.
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