This is a catalog of my published fiction, with links to where they can be read. Follow my Curious Fictions page to read my reprinted fiction as it becomes available.
“Into the Roots of the World, Bearing Light” forthcoming in Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show
The serpent burrowed in the roots of the world has woken. Ice giants assault the lower realms. A nightmare that Eylis–wife of the hero Aryk, sworn to aid the gods in their quest to make the serpent sleep again–must reckon with, and accept, before the world ends.
“The Iron Eels” forthcoming in Beneath Ceaseless Skies
When the destruction of a nearby magical refinery threatens his village, an old veteran is pressured to collaborate and monitor his neighbors for corruption.
“The Wyvern Rider and Those of the Land” in Beneath Ceaseless Skies issue #258
The Captain is a being of four symbiotic souls–wind, fire, earth, and water. When a mysterious machine-cult steals their soul of wind, they embark on a quest through the skies above the understorm. Read for free at Beneath Ceaseless Skies!
“An Empty Cup” in Deep Magic: Summer 2018
Everyone on Eastwind Island is born with a zephyr that hangs over their shoulder and grants them a magical talent when they come of age. Everyone had high expectations for Eshi, but his zephyr is a shape no one has seen before, and his talent never seems to manifest. Will he ever find his place?
“The Minarets of An-Zabat” in Writers of the Future Volume 34
An imperial sorcerer is assigned to the conquered city of An-Zabat and becomes fascinated with the mysterious Windcallers. Curiosity leads to friendship, then to love, and forces him to reconcile with the contradictions of his own identity and past.
“The Broken Karwaneer” in Beneath Ceaseless Skies issue #231
A story of survival in a fantasy world coming apart at the seams. Read for free at Beneath Ceaseless Skies!
“The Game of Games” in Pirates and Ghosts from Flame Tree Press.
In the game of games you might win anything from wealth to godhood, but the wise consider what they might lose. Click here to read on Curious Fictions.
“Her Silver Chains” in Weird Sisters: Lilac City Fairy Tales 3 from Scablands Books
Each month, Klara must spend a night in the keeping room. The latch is wrought iron, and unlocked. It is too complex for claws, and who in their right mind would release a virgin under the full moon? Click here to read on Curious Fictions.
“On the Grid” in Peak Heat: A Dystopian Anthology from TWG Press
Temperatures are rising. The Columbia River is running dry, and its dams will no longer be able to support the survivors who depend upon them. How best to use what little water remains?
“The Clandestine Market” in Night Market: An Anthology from TWG Press
An unusual request sets Propetio the Alchemist off on a fit of paranoid, confounding research.