Category Archives: fiction
Martha knows her career is ending. She’s known it for years. But when the meeting is called, and she sees that everyone in the conference room is over fifty, she knows she’s out of time. The beginning of my fantasy … Continue reading
If you haven’t yet picked up your copy of The Clockwork Russian and Other Stories, maybe these Amazon reviews will help you with your decision: If there is a common theme, it’s one of the stories leaving you wanting more, … Continue reading
“Stand Up” is that good. I won’t spoil the premise. Roseman is proud of this one, he notes. I think he should be. If this piece isn’t expanded into a full-length book, it at least needs to be optioned by … Continue reading
The fine folks at the Untapped Potential podcast were kind enough to review The Clockwork Russian. Listen here, but the audio is NSFW so do so at an appropriate time.
My new book, The Clockwork Russian and other stories, is now available on Amazon. Space travel, steampunk Seattle, superheroes, and more. Click here to get your copy. Here’s what some other people have said about it: “This is a great … Continue reading
“Amid the Steep Sky’s Commotion” is batting leadoff in the June 2015 issue of Beyond Science Fiction. Get your copy here!
Way back in 2010, Khimairal Ink published “Amid the Steep Sky’s Commotion: a Tale of the Airship Ozymandias”. The story has been given new life by Marshal Latham and the Journey Into podcast, where it’s been performed by a full … Continue reading
“Return to Waypoint 5”, the sci-fi adventure story that got me into Taos Toolbox, is the cover story in this month’s Black Denim Lit. Read for free, or purchase from one of the fine retailers on the page.
“Side Effects” is the story of Dr Antoine Hall, an inner-city doctor who just wants to take care of his patients. But when the government, the nationalized health care plan, and corporate-friendly regulations make that near-impossible, he has to find … Continue reading
What happens after the superheroes defeat the vampires? Find out in “Clean Up”, a flash piece published by the Dunesteef. (via Episode 166: TWSC – Clean Up by Josh Roseman)
My short-story “Survivor”, originally published by Crossed Genres, is now available in audio form from Cast of Wonders. Episode 131: Survivor by Josh Roseman | Cast of Wonders
Other than the pheromones, and the fact that I now have to wear a breathing mask when I sleep so that I can actually get some sleep, there’s only one thing that drives me crazy about Mrf. That’s from my … Continue reading
The sequel to “Secret Santa”, SECRET SANTA 2: KRAMPUSNACHT, is now up at the Dunesteef. Listen here. Episode 149 — Secret Santa 2: Krampusnacht
This is a clever, entertaining story that reads easily and did not go where I expected. As an added bonus, it includes a candid look at fat intolerance. While it is complete, it’s a measure of good storytelling that it … Continue reading
A lot of holiday stories are pretty trite, folks, or worse, are cloyingly, embarrassingly stupid. “Secret Santa” is a Christmas story with an edge, with a bit of bite to it, that stands out from the crowd. That doesn’t mean … Continue reading
THE absolute best Christmas story I’ve ever read, hands down! Secret Santa is unlike any story I’ve read about Christmas, so it’s not a cheap knock-off like a lot of the so-called “original” fiction out there. I can’t wait to … Continue reading
I’ve just released my first ever Kindle product (under my real name): Secret Santa, originally published by the Dunesteef in 2012, now available for your reading pleasure with all-new illustrations by Duc Tran. The perfect length to read while standing … Continue reading
My short-story “Greener”, first published in Asimov’s, has been reprinted in audio form by StarShipSofa. So if you missed it before, now is an excellent time to hear it. “Greener” in StarShipSofa No 313
My novella/novelette/long-short-story “Secret Santa” has been published by the Dunesteef Audio Fiction Magazine. I’d say it’s rated PG – no sex, a little violence, some bad language but nothing extreme. Listen here. Secret Santa