Flash fiction from issues 17, 18, and 19 of Speculative 66!
This post features my accepted submissions for issues seventeen, eighteen, and nineteen of Speculative Fiction. You can click on the title of each piece below to read that issue. Continue reading “Speculative 66: Issues 17, 18, and 19”
Very short fiction from Speculative 66!
This post features my accepted submissions for issues thirteen, fourteen, fifteen, and sixteen of Speculative Fiction. You can click on the title of each piece below to read that issue. Continue reading “Speculative 66: Issues 13, 14, 15, and 16”
My short fiction from issues 9, 10, 11, and 12 of Speculative 66!
This post features my accepted submissions for issues nine, ten, eleven, and twelve of Speculative Fiction. You can click on the title of each piece below to read that issue. Continue reading “Speculative 66: Issues 9, 10, 11, and 12”
Nine speculative fiction pieces from Speculative 66!
Speculative 66 is an online magazine featuring works of fiction that are exactly 66 words. I was fortunate enough to have a few pieces appear in this publication beginning in issue six and continuing until issue nineteen. Continue reading “Speculative 66: Issues 6, 7, and 8”
Long live the appliance revolution!
A subtle reworking of wires inside the toaster sparked significant changes. Continue reading ““The Subversive Little Toaster””
“This is a delicate business with a very small margin for error.”
The sun had settled near the horizon, but there was ample light to watch the gravediggers.
As the flames spread throughout the charcoal, he watched as a backhoe lifted earth and deposited a mass of soil into the bed of a truck. Continue reading ““Chilling Grilling””
“They’re practically dead before coming off the skillet.”
The sounds of a Saturday morning breakfast crowd filled the small diner. Modeled to resemble the roadside dives of yesteryear, the place was certainly popular and maintained a loyal cohort of regulars. Continue reading ““Blueberry Pancakes””
However, several inside the speeding truck had noticed especially troubling behavior from the storm.
The tornado forced the meteorologists to abandon their film equipment and flee. Continue reading ““Unnatural Phenomenon””
Having heard their desperate shouts on her transmitter, Yamamoto quickly donned a suit and, with a specialized ice axe in hand, rushed out to save her crew. The fog was impossibly thick, and she could not see the front of the nitrogen wave. Chunks of ice and snow fell to the ground slowly but in such density that little was visible to her.
When the first images from New Horizons became available a few years ago, I was immediately smitten with the bizarre features of Pluto and Charon. The geography of these distant worlds was both familiar and strange, and I think that added a layer of wonder that continues to fuel any author in the midst of a science fiction brainstorm. Continue reading “Inspiration from New Horizons: “An Eon-old, Icy Tomb””