• “The Listeners” in Gargoyle Magazine

    The concept for “The Listeners” came when my wife and I walked into BLFM Literary Saloon in Seattle’s Pike Place Market. The book Mysterio’s Encyclopedia of Magic and Conjuring was displayed on a shelf just inside the door, and after a 60-second internal debate about whether to purchase the magic guide or a Lovecraft collection, […]

  • “The Tenders” in Electric Spec

    The new issue of Electric Spec features my fantasy story “The Tenders.” The story is an adventure with pirates, sea battles and a bit of magic. “The Tenders” takes place about a year before the events of “The Morning Tree,” which appeared last year in SERIAL Magazine. Earlier this week, I provided a few comments […]

  • “A Small Price to Pay” in Everything! Volume 1

    My story “A Small Price to Pay” was first published in Planet Scumm in 2018 and republished by Starship Sofa. Now it’s back, in Everything! Volume 1, a gorgeous paperback collection of Planet Scumm’s first four issues.

  • “A Protector on the Road” in Broadswords and Blasters

    I’ve returned to Broadswords and Blasters with “A Protector on the Road,” a follow-up to “Irini,” which appeared back in 2018 in issue 5. I’m excited to be back! A prequel to Irini, “The Ladies of Lethseme,” was featured earlier this year in Daily Science Fiction.

  • “The Perpetual Empire” in Planet Scumm

    Jordan Rane’s prison is a glass-walled cell in the ocean depths. The only way to escape is to trust the imperial agents who keep him there. “The Perpetual Empire” is my second story for Planet Scumm, out now in Issue #7. It’s set in the same world as my earlier story, “A Small Price to […]

News and Updates

The Fire Tree of Si in sub-Q Magazine

My new short story, “The Fire Tree of Si,” is out now in sub-Q Magazine. The Fire Tree of Si is an interactive fantasy story set in the world of Dinian (which is also the setting of my story The First King). I discovered sub-Q a couple of months ago.  My first thought was, “Wow, […]

Breaking the Machine to Appear in Liquid Imagination Magazine

I learned today that my new story Breaking the Machine will appear this fall in Liquid Imagination Magazine.  Breaking the Machine will be the first published story set in the world of the Perpetual Empire.

The books have arrived!

Studio 9 has received its shipment of Midnight Legion Book 1 from the printer.

Interactive fantasy story forthcoming in sub-Q

It’s always nice to have a story accepted by the particular magazine you had in mind when you wrote it.  Which is why I’m particularly pleased that sub-Q will be publishing my new, interactive fantasy short story “The Fire Tree of Si.”  Interactive fiction is fun to write and fun to read–it’s a story and […]

Charms: A Game of Insight

I have nothing to do with this game, but this new Kickstarter from Studio 9 looks innovative.  There are five days left to back it. Charms: A Game of Insight “Have a dilemma? Roll and interpret inspirational game pieces to see who can discover the most amazing insights in this fun party game.”

Awesome Con 2017

I had a great time at Dover Comic Con, so I’ve already reserved a booth for DC’s Awesome Con in mid-June 2017.  See you then!  If all goes well, I’ll have some samples from the Midnight Legion, Book 2 to share.

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