Category Archives: fiction

AFTER THE APOCALYPSE: Free Until Friday!

It’s my kid’s birthday this week, but you all get the gift: until Friday August 14, you can get a free copy of After the Apocalypse for your Kindle. You don’t have to do anything special — just go to Amazon … Continue reading

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Piece by Piece, Line by Line

One of the biggest issues I have when I write is getting anything finished. Not because I don’t have the ideas, or the ability to follow through, but because I need to see my successes. Otherwise I don’t know that … Continue reading

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a multiverse of boss fights

Hi! Did I meet you at Multiverse? If you missed it, you should keep an eye on this space and see where you can meet me next. (I don’t have anything scheduled at the moment, but follow me on one … Continue reading

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BOSS FIGHT cover reveal and preorder page

Guess what? You can now preorder your digital copy of my new collection, Boss Fight! It officially releases on October 18, but if you buy it now it’ll show up on your Kindle (or other device with a supported Kindle app) … Continue reading

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BOSS FIGHT is alllllllllmost done…

I know I’m cutting it kind of close, but my new collection, Boss Fight, is just about done. I have to make one or two quick edits to the manuscript, get the final cover, and get it to the publisher. All … Continue reading

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Appearance Alert: Multiversecon 2019

Fellow humans, I will be a guest of Multiversecon 2019, October 18-20 in Atlanta, GA, USA. You should come. I’ll most probably be talking about writing, and I’ll have a new book as well: Boss Fight and other stories, a collection … Continue reading

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“Return to Waypoint 5”, now in audio

My far-future space opera story “Return to Waypoint 5”, first published in Black Denim Lit, has been turned into a pretty amazing full-cast audio production. Listen here. This was actually published back in early August, but I’ve been a bit sidetracked … Continue reading

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An Update

Here’s an update on what’s going on in the world of my writing: I put Six of the Best on a hiatus. The site is down right now but when it comes back I’ll try to get links of all the … Continue reading

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“113 Feet” reprinted!

My scuba-diving sci-fi short-story “113 Feet”, which first ran on Escape Pod, has been reprinted in the new collection The Chronos Chronicles. Time travel enthusiasts should check it out at some point in the future. Get it? No? Just me? Oh well. Read it … Continue reading

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“Thoughts and Prayers”

Out today in The Arcanist: my flash fiction story about the gamification of tragedy, “Thoughts and Prayers”. I first wrote this in November 2015, after a mass shooting (I think), when I saw the outpouring of “support” on social media — … Continue reading

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AFTER THE APOCALYPSE is out now!

It’s taken years of revisions, rejections, and reuploads*, but After the Apocalypse is finally out, and you can get an electronic or print copy. Here’s how: Kindle Edition Print Edition From the back cover: Eleven years ago, a superhero named … Continue reading

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COVER REVEAL: After the Apocalypse, coming November 17

My latest novel, After the Apocalypse, will be released November 17. That’s one month away, which means it’s time to show you the cover: Many thanks to Sara Noto from notobella designs, who has done all but one of my covers since … Continue reading

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“You Don’t Bring Me Flowers”

In 2013 at the Taos Toolbox writing workshop, I wrote a short-story about a man who’s never been to a cemetery. When he finally goes to one, after his partner dies, he makes a new friend… who died several years … Continue reading

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The Clockwork Russian: Free for Five Days!

If you haven’t already read it, you can now get my book The Clockwork Russian ABSOLUTELY FREE (until December 27). Now you have no excuse not to read it. Get it from Amazon at this here URL.

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A Holiday Flash Story

I wrote an interstitial story in the Secret Santa universe and it was published in the Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine’s 2017 holiday episode, along with six other stories. Hear it by clicking here.

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“Dreaming of Suzanne”

A vengeful ghost passes on the terror that was her life to the young couple renovating her home in “Dreaming of Suzanne”, now available in the December issue of Double Feature Magazine. This is a horror story. People are not nice … Continue reading

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“Memories of My Father”

Two decades ago, Amy’s father started losing his memory, and she vowed to do everything she could to help him. She grew up, became a scientist, and discovered the horrible secret that destroyed his mind. Now there’s only one thing … Continue reading

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“Stand Up”

If you read my collection The Clockwork Russian and Other Stories, you got first crack at reading my unpublished story “Stand Up”, about an autistic asexual nongendered superhero. It’s one of the stories I’m proudest of, because it was difficult … Continue reading

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“My Pillow” on Kindle

The editor of Abstract Jam has released issue 3 on Kindle. It contains my surrealist horror story “My Pillow”. You can get a copy here. Or, if you prefer a printed version, here’s one you can buy.

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“My Pillow”

My surrealist horror short-story “My Pillow” appears in the latest issue of Abstract Jam. Buy a copy here, or read it free at their site. This one’s not for readers under… oh… let’s say 16.

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