Shimmer and Mothership Zeta

I’ve got a brand new story out in Shimmer Magazine this month, entitled “A Drop of Ink Preserved in Amber.” Amber is a genetically modified human in a time where genetic modifications could spell government-sanctioned euthanization.  She must struggle to keep her secrets secret, while not letting bigotry erase her history. Here’s an excerpt: TheyContinue reading “Shimmer and Mothership Zeta”

Audio Version of “Imma Gonna Finish You Off” Up at Escapepod

In a world where  immortality is a thing, what is detective Harry Sordido to do when a homeless man is murdered and won’t freaking come back to life to tell him who the killer is?   On the examining table lounged a body.  It was an unremarkable body–rather wrinkly, with an inordinate amount of hair in all theContinue reading “Audio Version of “Imma Gonna Finish You Off” Up at Escapepod”

QuarterReads: Great Stories for Pocket Change

Forget about bang for your buck–how much bang can you get for a quarter? I’ve uploaded three of my sci-fi humor reprints to QuarterReads, a new website that lets you purchase individual stories for a quarter. Though the site design is simple, I think the idea behind it is wonderful. Here are the highlights: *AllContinue reading “QuarterReads: Great Stories for Pocket Change”

Penumbra Lost Issue Out Today

The April issue of Penumbra is out.  It contains my humor-flash piece entitled: Ol’ Soapy’s Revenge.  Here’s a sample: End-of-timers flocked to the streets, sure the anomaly would pass over the Earth and send us all to Hell.  Some said it was an alien creation meant to take us out before we could take themContinue reading “Penumbra Lost Issue Out Today”

Of Profiles and Pitches

I open my email and find I have a new twitter follower. Cool. That’s a pretty rare event for me, seeing as I how I’m sitting at nobody status at the moment and I don’t go on following rampages looking for random hoards to follow me back. I like to visit followers’ profiles to seeContinue reading “Of Profiles and Pitches”