I’m slowly putting together the next book. This one is going to be a little different. Like Warp Resonance, it will be a collection of short stories rather than a single work. However, Crow Moon will be focused on my fantasy works. The stories will range from romantic to very dark, and I’m arranging their… Read More A Crow Moon Rises
I was stuck on the primary writing, but still needed to do my daily wordcount. So here it is, all 705 words of flash fiction that I sat down and pulled out of my head. Rusalka He dipped his hand into the water, and lifted it slowly back out, letting the droplets fall straight… Read More Rusalka
I was listening to a song, and suddenly I had an urge to write. The song was Saboton’s Camouflage, and this snippet of flash fiction was what fell out of my head today. Ghillie The mud stank. Private Jonah Staedler buried his face in it anyway. Overhead, the deadly whine of bullets snapped past his… Read More Flash Fiction: Ghillie
I was delighted to learn that my daily art yesterday reminded Julie Pascal of a story she had written. You can read it at her blog, and I recommend you do, it’s very good. Like many short pieces, it will leave you thinking ‘what comes next?’ but it’s satisfying in its entirety. The Ship was all… Read More Art Stories, with a special guest appearance
This is a guest post by a friend and very articulate man, who posted this letter he sent to the editors of Analog, explaining why he felt compelled to cancel his subscription and end a three-decade relationship with that venerable SF institution. I will add to it that he touches on a theme you have… Read More Gentlemen, You have no Idea why People Read…
The short story is available on Amazon and Smashwords, in an unprecedented display of coordination by Stonycroft Publishing, on the same day! Will wonders never cease… It’s only a dollar, you can’t even get a cup of coffee for that little any more, and this is a story for a dark night and to never… Read More Sugar Skull for Sale
This was a great find. One of the pulp paperbacks I picked up as part of a bundle at the Peddlar’s Market a while back, Frederic Brown’s collection of crime short stories, Mostly Murder, has some real zingers in it. They aren’t all terribly mysterious, but his obsession with carnivals and circuses, tough guys and… Read More Review: Mostly Murder
I have a new story out! Naked Reader Press published my tale of space, if the Hudson’s Bay Company came back into the business of exploring, trading, and saving humanity… Well, that last might be a new thing for them. I’m including a snippet to get you interested, and you can buy the story for… Read More Voyageur’s Cap
My short story Snow Angel will be free for five days. Download a copy for yourself, and tell your friends about it. When you have time to read it, and if you like it, leave me a review! I love to hear feedback, it keeps me writing. This story is dedicated to my sister Juniper,… Read More Free Story!
I am getting ready to publish this short story, and I don’t have a name for it. Well, I do, but I don’t like it. I’ve been calling it the Smith and the Gardener. Which is accurate enough, I suppose, but cumbersome, and vague. So far the suggestions from beta readers have been good. I’m… Read More Working on a title
I just managed to get The Twisted Breath of God up over at Smashwords, so those of you that have a Nook, or other ereader than a kindle can grab a free copy to sideload on your reader of choice. In other news, it’s been a long school day and I’m a bit addled. If… Read More Free in more versions
Monday through Wednesday this week my short story, The Twisted Breath of God, will be available free! Click on the cover below to get it. You don’t need a Kindle or ereader to read it, and it’s short enough for anyone to read comfortably on their computer. So discover one of my first, most ‘twisted’… Read More Free Story!