My Short Stories
If you've been struggling to find the best new science fiction books for you, science fiction magazines and short story anthologies are a great time-saving hack. These give you a chance to read several different authors in a short amount of time and get a feel for each author's style before you commit to a several-hundred page journey with them.
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Literary E-Clectic: The Record
My short story: "The 20th Mission"
When all hope seems lost, one woman realizes how our troubles can blind us to the bigger picture. An original and moving sci-fi story.
Trigger warning: This story deals with the topic of suicide.
Bubble Off Plumb
My short story: "How Music Moves Us"
The members of an orchestra struggle to work with a famous, but eccentric, guest conductor.
The Mad Scientist Journal: Autumn 2018
My short story: "How to Not Be Lonely While Pursuing World Domination"
Are you struggling with the sense of loneliness that seems to come hand-in-hand with a successful mad scientist career? Dr. Mathasar Hatter has some simple life-hacks for you!
Do Not Go Quietly
(also Apex Magazine: Issue 119)
My short story: "Face"
A woman with no past struggles to find an identity. She has been told by the man who keeps her, a man she doesn't really know, that she is a robot. She questions if this is true or if she is as human as him.
You can read this story free online HERE!
I Didn't Break the Lamp
My short story: "When I Helped"
A sweet story about a girl growing up with her imaginary friend.
Read my author interview HERE.
"...but the real treat was that most of these tales were able to take me by surprise (When I Helped for the win!)"
Galaxy's Edge Magazine: Issue 41
My short story: "The City That Always Slept"
A noir-style story that takes place on the dark side of the moon.
Fireside Quarterly Winter 2020
(or Fireside Magazine: Issue 75)
My short story: "Watching Rome Burn"
A woman reflects on the traumas of life and what it is to lose everything.
You can read this story free online or you can listen to it narrated HERE!