Stories

Here is a catalog of my published fiction, as well as a link to the short story “Her Silver Chains” which was published in Weird Sisters: Lilac City Fairy Tales Volume 3 and which I have received permission to republish.

 

“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.

“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 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.

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