Irini knows the world she grew up in isn’t her home — and now she’s found a way to escape. “The Clockwork World” is a new Irini story, and my second story for MYTHIC: A Science Fiction & Fantasy Magazine. It’s out now in issue #20. For a list of all the Irini stories, click
“The Park of Future Heroes,” an Irini story originally published in Penumbric Speculative Fiction Magazine in April 2022, has now been reprinted in Best of Penumbric Speculative Fiction Magazine, Vol. 5.
I have a new story, “Cat Mountain,” in the fourth issue of The Vanishing Point Magazine. It’s about hiking, relationships and mortality. From the promotional copy: “This issue goes to some dark places, both literal and metaphorical. It’s packed to the brim with ten brand-new tales by ten fantastic writers. This issue is full of
My story “Taming the Land” is in the 103rd issue of Fireside Magazine. It’s about the sacrifices made by an unusual group of settlers when they terraform a Venus-like planet—and the new opportunities those bring. It was a privilege to work with Fireside. They provided thoughtful edits and gave me multiple opportunities to look over
My story “Kor Shell Soup” is in the new anthology Grandpa’s Deep-Space Diner from JayHenge Publishing. This massive anthology contains 53 stories, and each one I’ve read so far has been impressive. “Kor Shell Soup” is a reprint of “Harnessing the Sun,” published originally in Daikaiju Zine and the topic of the interview “How to
My story “The Park of Future Heroes” is out in the April issue of Penumbric. “The Park of Future Heroes” is an Irini story, chronologically set between “Irini” and “A Protector on the Road,” both of which appeared in Broadswords and Blasters. It’s my favorite Irini story to date. The complete list of Irini stories
My micro fiction story “Carpe Noctum” was published yesterday in 50-Word Stories. The hotel in the story is inspired by a real hotel in downtown Albuquerque. My best friend had discovered that the window at the end of one hallway was kept unlocked, and you could climb out through it and up onto the roof.
One of my favorite characters to write is Irini Raschild, a stubborn, inquisitive, exiled princess whose eyes glow in the dark and who can change her hair color at will. She first appeared in Broadswords and Blasters Issue 5, and her story continued in Daily Science Fiction and Broadswords and Blasters Issue 11. Unfortunately, Broadswords
My flash fiction story “Iron and Ash” is out in the 11th issue of All Worlds Wayfarer.
My horror story “An Unwelcome Visitor” is out now in Dark Recesses Press. It’s available in both print and digital editions.