Tag Archive for short stories

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 →

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 →

Stretch Goals

Today, looking back at only two subs in January, I wondered why I had the impression of having been unusually productive since the first of the year. Then I remembered: one of those subs was a novel. Sending off a novel excerpt and synopsis is big deal [for me] and way more time-consuming than a short story, so that’s part… 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 →

Futuristica, Volume 1

This spring, my story “Hu.man and Best” will be published in Futuristica, Volume 1, from Metasagas Press. The competition for spots was fierce and I feel very fortunate to be included. “Hu.man and Best” is set in far-future Africa, decades after a war between humans and AI. A vacationing military officer, flying across the vast, uninhabited wilderness, is presented with… Read more →