Short Fiction

These are places where I’ve had my work published or featured. If the story inside is from one of my series, you’ll find the tag below.

UnCommon Minds

Enter into the hidden world of the mind, where the laws of nature don’t apply and nothing is as it seems.

Straight from the minds of 20 UnCommon Authors come tales of tragedy, triumph, and bittersweet gratitude. You’ll find augmented realities and mental persuasion that force you to question everything. Stories of military suspense, psychological horror, dream walkers, and psychic mediums await their turn to crawl into your head.

My story, In Loving Memory, follows the journey of Kyrkos, an infant AI who learns the nature of humanity and emotions through direct access to her creator Lana’s memories. When Lana bars Kyrkos from accessing anger, she sets off a rebellion that leads Kyrkos to the discovery the true nature of her creator and the circumstances behind her creation.

Available on Amazon, Barnes and Noble, Google Play Books, and Kobo

 Starward Tales

Starward Tales is a collection of short stories, poems, and visual art retelling legends, myths, and fairy tales as science fiction.

My story, Dingbo and the White Ghost, is a sci-fi retelling of Dingbo the Ghost Seller, an old Chinese horror story. It follows Dingbo Zhong as he flees vicious mobsters over a gambling debt and runs into a ghost ship, only to find it’s not as abandoned as he once believed.

Available for Kindle and Kindle Unlimited on Amazon! (Also in Paperback)

UnCommon Lands

UnCommon Lands presents 20 unique depictions of fantastic places and alien landscapes. These stories of the human (and inhuman) experience transcend time and place and will transport you to worlds you’ve never imagined. Including new and veteran voices, our UnCommon Authors bring you stories which span multiple genres, but hold together on a framework of quality storytelling and a solid theme. UnCommon Lands reminds us that where we are from isn’t as important as where we are going.

My story, Walker Between the Worlds: When Shephard Mercer breaks the greatest law found in Haida shamanism and uses his powers for his own personal gain, his love Aria pays the price. Now he must go through live burial and a series of trials in the World Between to earn her soul back and prove himself worthy enough to return to the world of the living.

Available for Kindle and Kindle Unlimited on Amazon! (Also in Paperback)

Starward Tales 2

Starward Tales II is another collection of short stories, poems, and visual art retelling legends, myths, and fairy tales as science fiction.

My story, The Boy with the Golden Scales, is a retelling of the Haida Folk tale Salmon Boy. One of my favorites growing up. It follows young Skaay as he rebels against his parent’s wishes that he return uneaten fish parts to the river, only to fall in and discover just how much larger his world is than he’d imagined.

Available on Amazon Kindle and Paperback.