From here you can check out the various fiction works I have available. The pages linked will provide you with more detailed information along with links for where you can get these stories
Available in print and ebook
A 108,000-word space opera sci-fi novel involving faster-than-light travel, action and mystery, political drama, and a bit of romance.
“Well, heres another book I read from start to finish, without stopping.” – Smashwords review
“Brilliant new universe, some hard science, a bit too much politics and some nicely drawn characters. Highly recommended. Cant wait for book two” – Amazon review
First Hand of the Night: A Collection of Five Early Stories
A collection of SF, fantasy, weird, and urban fantasy stories — a couple previously published, and a few new ones.
Alisson knew something was different when the sacrificial knife killed her this time. A professional blood sacrifice’s existence is rarely dull, but this latest job would change her life.
First published in the Northwest Independent Writers Association 2017 Anthology, and available individually from these vendors:
Jon is a simple metalsmith and handyman from a small village — until he comes across two mechanized suits of armor their recently deceased owners no longer need. Then his life changes unexpectedly.
A dark tale following a day in the life, inside the deteriorating mind, of a man becoming a living dead. This 3,000-word story is also found in the collection: First Hand of the Night.
This short story barrels through the humorously surreal as we see what happens when a battle-lord Wil Wheaton must go to arms against a monstrous John Scalzi. An absurd story collected in First Hand of the Night, and offered for free to download. Available by itself from the vendors found here:
“Wonderfully bizarre” – Barnes and Noble review
When a stranger from a modern land surprises Sarah and her adventuring companions mid-fight with a wizard, everyone gets more than they bargained for. Can he find his way back home? Can she find a way to deal with him? This 9,000-word story is also found in the collection: First Hand of the Night. Available by itself from:
We’re taken along with the first time traveler to the very end of the universe. Getting stuck there isn’t the only surprise he encounters. This 5,000 word story was originally published in M-BRANE SF magazine. It can be found in the collection, First Hand of the Night. Available by itself from these vendors:
“A Price in Every Box”
This story looks at what happens when Pandora finally finds what she released centuries ago, and locks him away in a suitcase. Can the world handle life without evil?
Available in First Hand of the Night; originally published in Moon City Review 2009.
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For Confederate Girlhoods: A Women’s History of Early Springfield, Missouri, I assisted in the editing of original source material, and I researched for and wrote a tiny chapter that’s included.
And for Moon City Review 2010: An Annual of Poetry, Story, Art, and Criticism, I wrote the first essay introducing the theme of the collection and presenting a (much too) brief look at the life and ideology of the man the collection pays tribute to, the late Dr. William Burling.