- Today is this goober's 5th birthday and 2nd anniversary of her gotcha day. #doggo #dogsofinstagramI bought ONE thing at @cvspharmacy. Hotel keycard for size comparisonSus. #doggo #dogsofinstagramSo cute! #doggo #dogsofinstagramPresented without comment. #doggo #dogsofinstagramRiley: "Do the angry squids mean your headlights are on?"
Category Archives: fiction
I’m sure I’ve mentioned this in the past, but I write under two names — this one, and a pseudonym. I know I wrote a bunch on my fantasy novel earlier this year, but that mojo has petered out and … Continue reading
I’ve been working pretty hard on my fantasy novel — it’s up to Chapter 23 now. If you’re interested in seeing what kinds of things I’m writing in this book, the best place to do that is on my Instagram, … Continue reading
I have this fantasy novel I’ve been writing, on and off, since 2006. I picked it back up again in 2019 after the inaugural Multiverse convention and started rewriting it; after all, my writing has changed — hopefully for the … Continue reading
After multiple drafts, multiple revisions, and a whole hell of a lot of time spent pondering what I should call it, my YA novel (formerly called “the shelit book” for lack of anything better) is finally out for consideration with … Continue reading
Here are some updates that may or may not interest you: I finally, finally finished the second draft of my YA fantasy novel. Next step is the third draft, where I take all the individual chapter files, put them all … Continue reading
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
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.