Independence Day – 6000 words, Perihelion Science Fiction, Nov. 12 2016
Lexi’s parents give her a one day time machine for her birthday which didn’t seem as practical as the car she needed to hold down a summer internship, but proves invaluable when the Earth is threatened by an extinction-level comet.
Let Them Eat Cake – 14500 words, The Society of Misfit Stories, Feb. 2017
Ted’s ex-girlfriend is a bot who has more of a life than he does. There is an app for that. He soon discovers, however, such remedies are never as simple as they seem.
The Wishing Place – 6800 words, The Chronos Chronicles, May 2018
Jimmy died crossing the railway bridge. His sister Mary brought him back with a wish, but the Wishing Place always takes more than it gives.
The Garden of Esther – 9000 words, The Colored Lens, June 2018
When Esther’s parents are eaten by the Why Are You, she discovers her world is much bigger and scarier than she ever imagined.
A Most Auspicious Day – 700 words, Bewildering Stories, Issue 632: 2015
Mallet never asked for much. He gets more than he bargained for.
Ghosts in the Machine – 940 words, Nature, vol. 529: Jan. 7, 2016
Harold’s social security check is late again. Can he prove he’s still alive?
The Starfarer’s Dilemma – 950 words, Scarlet Leaf Review, March 15, 2016
The solar system faces an existential threat and Ana-tol finds little comfort in the cold logic of game theory.
Final Thoughts – 1000 words, Mad Scientist Journal, Oct. 2016
The chances were infinitesimal at first, but love proves inevitable at the end of the world.
Fresh and Finite – 900 words, Centropic Oracle, June 2017
Ah, to live forever. Except when you think about it, forever is a really, really long time…
eLiza – 950 words, Nature Futures, Nov. 23, 2017
Harold lives a lonely life, but when an old flame knocks on his front door, he is less than enthused.
Drabbles and Microfiction
Division by Zero – 100 words, Specklit, 8/2/2015
I had a dream once where I was an imaginary number.
Down Time – 100 words, Specklit, 9/29/2015
How many molecules of water pass through us in a lifetime? What stories do they have to tell?
The Last Words of the Platonic Form Circle While Trying to Compute Its Own Diameter – 5 words, The Last Word Series – Infomancy.net: Mar. 14, 2016
Happy Pi Day!
Roosevelt – 200 words, Fifty Flashes (Whortleberry Press), Feb. 2017
If our coins could talk, what stories they could tell… except they’re so damned self-absorbed.
Accepted for Publication
Nedra’s Last Day – 9000 words, Stupefying Stories, TBD
Nedra wishes only to provide a better life for her son, but dreams can be dangerous in a treacherous world.