• “Absolution” in Every Day Fiction

    “I’m the one who launched the strikes. I’m the one who killed thirty million people.”  “Absolution” is out today, my fourth story for Every Day Fiction. “Absolution” is also an indirect prequel to my Perpetual Empire stories.  (I say “indirect” because it doesn’t involve the same storylines, but it does help to explain the context in […]

  • “The Locket” in Obra/Artifact

    My first story of 2019 is out today in Obra/Artifact (Issue #6). In “The Locket,” two sisters learn about a past that never happened.  “The Locket” is also one of four finalists of the inaugural prose contest of the MFA of the Americas, which publishes Obra/Artifact.

  • “Enclaves” in STORGY

    “It’s strange now to think that I once knew her. One of the Bonded. But things were different then.” My story “Enclaves” is out now in STORGY. It follows Jacob as he’s left behind when one of his oldest friends embraces a new technological world. Enclaves also provides new details about the development of the […]

  • “The Engineers of Abundance” in Empyreome

    Only empty trucks enter the Nuvoy compound, but they’re always full when they leave. Haden breaks in to find out how. “The Engineers of Abundance” is out now in Empyreome Volume 2, Issue 4. This is my second story for the magazine—“The Last Mission” was a Weekly Flash in September 2017.

  • Thanks for your support!

    The Kickstarter for Portal of Life, the third and final Midnight Legion gamebook, just ended, and we’re grateful for how much support it received. C. Aaron Kreader and I have had a blast putting this series together, and we know that many of you have been with us from the beginning. You funded the book […]

News and Updates

New Story: Farewell to Amanda

My short story “Farewell to Amanda” has just been published by Chicago Literati, in Andromeda: The Science Fiction issue.

Small Kindnesses

My story “Small Kindnesses” is out now in the Winter 2016 issue of the Riding Light Review.  You can read it online for free, purchase a print copy, or get an ebook version.

The Life and Times of Doug out now in Strange Changes

What would happen if all of Earth’s women got fed up and left?  That’s the important question I ask in the short story “The Life and Times of Doug,” out now in the Strange Changes anthology from Whortleberry Press.

Captain and Commander Rewards

I’m currently working on the Midnight Legion-themed short story for the Midnight Legion Kickstarter Captain and Commander pledge rewards. Stay tuned….

New story forthcoming: Small Kindnesses

I was excited to learn today that my story “Small Kindnesses” will be published in the next issue of Riding Light.  I wrote Small Kindnesses right after “A Drive in March,” and like that story it focuses on the power and promise of relationships.  Although I normally write science fiction, I often enjoy focusing on […]

Hot sauce, salsa and spicy food

I’m from New Mexico.  In other words, I love hot food.  One of my favorite things about traveling is finding local spicy dishes.  In fact, one of my favorite reasons for traveling is to seek out new spicy foods.  And since my best friend just sent me an enormous jug of Sadie’s salsa for my […]

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