• “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

Midnight Legion 3 Kickstarter Launched

The Midnight Legion, Book 3: The Portal of Life Kickstarter has just gone live. The Portal of Life is the final gamebook in the Midnight Legion trilogy, scheduled for an end-of-year release by Studio 9. Your world is gone. The world that has replaced it is alien and savage, but filled with wondrous new life. […]

“A Small Price to Pay” in Starship Sofa

“A Small Price to Pay” has been published as a podcast by Hugo award-winning Starship Sofa, narrated by the talented Tatiana Gomberg.  “A Small Price to Pay” originally appeared in Planet Scumm.

Last Recruit now available for purchase, plus Midnight Legion downloads

Studio 9 has made Last Recruit, the Midnight Legion prequel created for Free RPG Day, more widely available. Now, you can purchase Last Recruit directly from the publisher. In addition, DriveThruRPG is now making all existing Midnight Legion titles, including Last Recruit, available for the first time as downloadable PDFs: Midnight Legion 0 (24-page prequel): […]

Magic and Danger

Last night I watched the debut of new illusions from Krendl‘s “The Magic of One” set. My wife and I are big fans of illusions, and in fact one of my forthcoming stories (set to appear in Gargoyle Magazine in 2019) centers on a down-on-his-luck magician. The show kicked off with a video that features […]

The Bigger Picture Podcast: Future Vision

In May I joined three fellow authors for a panel discussion at Balticon 52 on the topic of finding optimism in a world that doesn’t always seem to warrant it.  The panel was moderated by Charlie Brown and hosted by Vex Mosaic, the online magazine of speculative thought to which I’ve contributed two essays.  The […]

“Twelve Months” wins Apparition Lit’s June flash fiction contest

My story “Twelve Months” has won Apparition Literary Magazine’s June 2018 flash fiction contest.

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