• “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 […]

  • Interview on Altered Instinct

    Stephen Hunt interviewed me today on his blog Altered Instinct. We both have stories in the fantastic new Inklings Press anthology Tales of Magic & Destiny, and I answer questions about my contribution to that book as well as the new Midnight Legion volume Portal of Life. Go check it out, and then sign up […]

  • “A Sword of Bone” in Tales of Magic & Destiny

    I’m thrilled to have my newest story, “A Sword of Bone,” published in Tales of Magic & Destiny by Inklings Press, alongside a list of truly impressive fantasy authors. From the publisher: “A Sword of Bone, by Aaron Emmel, creates a whole new cultural landscape to give us a story of a warrior trying to […]

  • “The Pool of Rim” in Æther/Ichor

    Shirin could have fled when she had the chance, but the legendary beauty of the Pool of Rim called to her. I have a new story, “The Pool of Rim,” in the current issue of Æther/Ichor. “The Pool of Rim” is a story from the world of Dinian.

News and Updates

Thanks, MCPL

Got this today from Montgomery County Public Library, in Maryland: “Your book, Zanjan, is now available at Montgomery County Public Library! It’s at Aspen Hill, Davis, Gaithersburg, Germantown, Kensington Park, Olney, Rockville, and Silver Spring branches.” Thanks!

Balticon 52

I’m looking forward to Balticon 52 later this month.  This year, I’ll be participating on the panel “Vex Mosaic, The Bigger Picture” on Sunday, May 27th.  I’ve written two articles for Vex Mosaic, and I’m excited to join the editor and my fellow writers for what I hope will be an entertaining session.

“Irini” in Broadswords and Blasters

When a coup drives out Princess Irini’s family, she has to decide where her true home is.  My new story, “Irini,” is out now in Broadswords and Blasters.

“A Small Price to Pay” in Planet Scumm

Solana bribed her way back onto Earth to retrieve secrets from her past, but it turns out others want her there for reasons of their own.  My new story, “A Small Price to Pay,” is out now in Planet Scumm.

MoComCon 2018

I’ll be at MoComCon 2018 in Silver Spring, MD!  Hope to see you there.

“Change or Die” in Vex Mosaic

“Change or Die,” my second essay for Vex Mosaic, is out now.  It explores ways that civilizations can fail or succeed, through the lens of Neal Stephenson’s most recent novel, Seveneves.

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