Science fiction

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 →

“Bedroom Community” in FSM!

I woke up to this lovely review of one of my favourite stories this morning. I’m delighted that it’s just been published in Issue 13 of Fantasy Scroll Magazine—my second story with this magazine. Charles Payseur wrote in his blog, Quick Sip Reviews: This story marks the most serious the issue gets (as far as original fiction is concerned) and… 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 →

Up and Coming!

Fellow SFF writers SL Huang and Kurt Hunt have graciously taken on the task of compiling stories from all those writers eligible for the John W. Campbell award for new writers, including me in my first year of eligibility! From SL Huang’s website: I’m happy to announce that fellow SFF author Kurt Hunt and I will be building a Campbell… Read more →

Friends of the Merril Contest Update

Late last month I decided to break my own rule about not entering literary contests in order to sub to a good cause. I sent a story to The Friends of the Merril Contest. Last night I got the great news that my story has been sent on to final judging. There are twelve of us in this happy bunch… Read more →