Short Fiction Collection Name: Contest Winner Announced!

March 22, 2012 in General Topics

Well, folks, I really appreciate the suggestions in this last week’s contest to name my upcoming short fiction collection. As it turns out, of all the suggestions, the one that I liked the best was: Read the rest of this entry →

Contest: Name my first Short Fiction Collection; WIN a $20 gift card from Target!

March 16, 2012 in General Topics

What the heck am I naming this collection?Alright folks, here’s the deal. In addition to The Tyrant Strategy series getting launched in late summer \ early fall, I’m also going to be publishing a short fiction collection.

And I need your help naming it. For your ten seconds of time, I offer you a $20 gift card from Target if I use your suggestion.
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Until the end of the world…

April 21, 2011 in Other Stuff

Longtime readers of my fiction might get the impression that I’m some kind of doom prophet concerning the state of the world now, and in the future. Nothing could be further from the truth.
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Listen to “Eee”, currently live on Well Told Tales

June 11, 2009 in General Topics

Swim on over to, the excellent pulp fiction podcast, and have a listen to “Eee”, which was originally published on Afterburn SF back in ’07.

Despite focusing almost all my energy on “The Tyrant Stratagem”, it’s nice to be able to get the occasional short fiction piece out there in the wild. And “Eee” has found a fine second home in editor Kevin Colligan’s podcast. Special thanks also go to the reader, Eleiece Krawiec.

Stay tuned.

Sale: “Eee”, audio reprint to “Well Told Tales”

March 7, 2009 in General Topics

So the first sale of the year is in — “Eee”, as originally seen in the september 2007 issue of Afterburn SF, has been picked up by This is one of the darkest science fiction pieces I ever wrote, as well as one of the most “out-there” examples of my train of thought.

True story: the idea for this piece came from a discussion thread over on’s discussion boards. The topic was six-word stories. Here’s the idea I posted that I decided to expand upon:

“Cybernetic dolphin. New Kingdom of EEEEEEE.”

I can’t wait to see the guys at Well Told Tales give this one the proper treatment.