Category Archives: Short fiction

New story out in Fantasy Short Stories

My story “Brother’s Keeper” just came out in the latest issue of Fantasy Short Stories.  This is a sequel to my earlier story “The Year of the Bear”, published in Allegory way back in 2010.  I’ll leave it to you … Continue reading

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Kaleidotrope Winter 2014

I mentioned in my last post that I have a story in the Winter 2014 issue of Kaleidotrope.  Definitely check out the other stories in that issue if you have the chance!  My favorite was Josh Storey’s “Phantasy Punk”, although … Continue reading

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New story out in Kaleidotrope

My story “City of the Dying Sun” is now out in the current issue of Kaleidotrope.  Click on the link to read it!  It’s set in the same world as the novel I’ve been working on forever, but takes place … Continue reading

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New Fiction from DC Harrell

My friend DC Harrell has a story in the latest issue of Swords and Sorcery Magazine; read it here!  I saw an earlier version of this story when we were in a writers group together, years ago, and it still … Continue reading

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When to Self-Publish

I  have to disagree with some of author Dean Wesley Smith’s conclusions about short fiction publishing, in his article “When to Mail Short Fiction To Traditional Publishers”. First, he argues that there are only 4 or 5 science fiction magazines worth … Continue reading

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Part Nine of “The Guild of Swordsmen”

The ninth and final installment of my novella “The Guild of Swordsmen” is now up at Silver Blade.  This is the first time I’ve had a story serialized, so it’s been fun seeing each successive part come out (even though … Continue reading

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Part Eight of “The Guild of Swordsmen”

In which Lida bends the rules, somewhat. Only one more installment to go!

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Part Seven of “The Guild of Swordsmen”

Featuring His Divine Majesty the Emperor Valtseharu Tahevas, Fifteenth of that Name.  Plus more swordfighting action from Lida.

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Part Six of “The Guild of Swordsmen”

In which the day of the Imperial Guard contest has, at long last, arrived.

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Donald’s in Nature!

Um, with a science fiction story, not a scientific publication.  Nature publishes short science fiction pieces at the end of each issue, and they’re also available online. This one outlines the rights and privileges available to members of Local 623 … Continue reading

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