My published writing appears at the following locations (but I also invite you to check out the all new Mythaxis Magazine, which I have been the proud editor of since 2020!):
Archipelago ~ co-written with Charlotte Ashley and Kurt Hunt (2019)
The Summer Isles is one third of a novel-length collaborative fantasy set in an alternate history, in which the great navies of the Age of Exploration discover not just the Americas, but an entire ocean world of magic and monsters…
Convertir ~ Dying Earths (the 7th SFFWorld.com anthology, 2019)
In this novelette, an unhappy member of a seemingly benign cult discovers both a reason to be satisfied in the present and to finally have hope for her future – until the beliefs of those around her abruptly come true.
Recycle of Violence ~ Dark Matter Magazine (2021)
An artificial personal assistant is forced to endure the mistreatment of its owner – but when the parametres of its world are changed, what follows isn’t so much revenge as… recategorisation.
Choose Your Battleground ~ Little Blue Marble (2020)
A short story about changing your corner of the world for the better, even if The Man doesn’t agree with your definitions…
Second Chances, Seconds, Chance ~ Cossmass Infinities (2020)
A grief-stricken scientist searches his hotel for the only person who can make the pain go away – but he only knocks on the one same door, over and over again…
Good Old Days ~ Mythaxis Magazine (2020)
My final appearance as an author in Mythaxis comes in our tribute issue to Gil Williamson, the magazine’s sadly departed creator. Good Old Days is about the loss of what went before, and the potential of the future.
A science fiction drama about loss, regret, rebuilding, and hope.
Deal with the Devils ~ Welcome to Pacific City (the 6th SFFWorld.com anthology, 2018)
When rival grafitti artists come into conflict, one seeks revenge that comes with a very high price.
The Bilingual ~ You Are Here (the 5th SFFWorld.com anthology, 2016)
A coming-of-age story in a world where humans are at war with a race of fantastical beings.
Homo Panthera ~ Ecotones (the 4th SFFWorld.com anthology, 2015)
An ecological action thriller, in which a bodyguard with a difference goes head-to-head with the most dangerous kind of predator…
The Hole in the Wall ~ Metaphorosis Magazine (2015)
A merchant embarks on a long, hard journey to make her fortune, but doesn’t anticipate the many tricks of Trade.
The Foundation ~ Wars to End All Wars (the 3rd SFFWorld.com anthology, 2014)
A workman employed on a monumental construction begins to dream of a war that never was.
Thirteen Bullets ~ Lucky or Unlucky? (the 2nd SFFWorld.com anthology, 2013)
A brutal bounty-hunter brings a wanted man to justice, but there are worse horrors than the gallows waiting for him…
The Prophets Speak ~ Mythaxis Magazine (2011)
My first published piece, inspired by two of my favourite stories: the movie Network, and the novel Stranger in a Strange Land.
April the Last ~ Mythaxis Magazine (2017)
Fool me once, shame on you, fool me annually, shame on me. But what about “fool me forever”?
Falling Back ~ Mythaxis Magazine (2016)
A post-apocalyptic crisis comes between one man and one man’s best friend.
Don Juans and Dragoons ~ Mythaxis Magazine (2015)
A speculative encounter between one of history’s great romantics and a mythical beast.
The lines, the trees, the cliffs, the eaves ~ Defenestrationism.net (2014)
A “flash suite” of four connected stories, all inspired by a particular work of Alfred Hitchcock.
Must be in the Fifties ~ Mythaxis Magazine (2014)
A light-hearted satire of neighbourly rivalry in (more or less) the time of McCarthyism.
First In, Last Out ~ Mythaxis Magazine (2014)
The owner of an automated factory becomes suspicious following a series of mysterous disappearances.
Tear Drops ~ Mythaxis Magazine (2013)
Medicate the pain away – if grief itself could be made a thing of the past, maybe we could all move on.
Mindbleed ~ Mythaxis Magazine (2012)
In the aftermath of a disastrous experiment, the survivor tries to put the pieces back together… of their mind.
Flesh Doubt ~ Mythaxis Magazine (2011)
Unable to accept their own body, a scientist embarks on a process of absolute reconstruction.
Hunger for Life – A Chant ~ Darkling’s Beasts and Brews (2018)
A rhythmic rhyming poem about vampiric lusts (with accompanying cocktail).
Rhyme and Reason, Time and Season ~ scifaikuest magazine (2018)