Published works

Compostela

About the title of this anthology: For more than 1,000 years, Santiago de Compostela (Compostela means “field of stars”) has attracted pilgrims to walk to the cathedral that holds St. James the apostle’s relics. The stories in this anthology in their own way tell the tale of futuristic travelers who journey into the dark outer (or inner) reaches of space,… Read more →

Futuristica Vol 1

It’s out! Futuristica: Vol 1 by Metasagas Press is available online in print and ebook versions. This 359 page anthology of science fiction has nineteen stories chosen from over 650 submissions. There are authors from or living in Canada, the UK, Italy, Ukraine, Nigeria, Netherlands and Israel as well as the US. My story, “Hu.man and Best,” is set in… Read more →

Pre-order Now: Futuristica Vol. 1

The folks at Metasagas Press have announced that Futuristica, Volume 1 is ready for pre-orders in all the usual formats. My story “Hu.man & Best” is right there between those covers somewhere. Can’t wait to see it! Click over to their site for all the options. Read more →

Lazarus Risen Anthology

My story “As Far As”—a tale told from the point of view of an earnest robot who’s doing its best to cope with an extreme situation—has been sold to Bundoran Press for their Lazarus Risen anthology. It is planned for publication in October 2016. Thrilled to be included in this line-up! Read more →

What About 2015?

2015 was my best writing year BY FAR. *leaps and bounds* That the year was also extremely challenging on a personal level is just the way it so often happens, isn’t it? There’s a reason we remember Dickens’ best of times/worst of times quote. But if you have to go through hard times, I can recommend having some professional successes… Read more →

A Tasty Sample of Three

Samplers give us a variety of tantalizing tastes or sights that inspire us to want more. In earlier times, samplers were pieces of needlework that a young woman sewed to practice or show off her competency in embroidery. This one, though not old, is appropriate for this post which is inspired by three things. It says: “Three things there are… Read more →

Power to the People

Have you heard the one about the publishing industry? A writer, an editor and a reader walk into an Establishment Pub[lishing] House. The affronted publisher asks, “What’s the story here?” The writer: “I’d like people to read what I’ve written.” The editor: “I’d like to edit fresh, original stories by real people rather than celebrities.” The reader: “I’d like to… Read more →