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The Dragon of Dread Peak

A published in , October, 2017.

Flip and friends are hard at work training to take on Dungeonspace for more loot and adventure, but the team is struggling to come together in the face of hardship.  When news of an escapee from the Black Hole dungeon arrives, Flip’s world is thrown into disarray.  He and his party take a job with the powerful formulist Briggsby, and it’s no big deal. They just have to rob the great dragon Karnifex…

“The Dragon of Dread Peak” is the novella sequel to “The Cavern of the Screaming Eye” and a continuation of the adventures of Flip, Domino, and Basher, teen Dungeonspace adventurers. Their current storyline will conclude in a future novella.

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The West Topeka Triangle

A published in , January 2017.

Another child has disappeared in 1980s West Topeka, but this is only part of the strange events that Jason attributes to his very own “West Topeka Triangle,” an area of oddities and disappearances he equates with the more famous Bermuda Triangle. Jason struggles to make sense of the mysterious happenings and finds himself with an unlikely ally in the process.

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The Cavern of the Screaming Eye

A published in , October, 2016.

The first in the Dungeonspace sequence of stories, “Cavern” is the story of a young man struggling with the legacy of his dead brother, a great dungeonspace crawler lost to one of the most deadly dungeon anomalies the City has ever seen–The Black Hole. His mother will kill him if he takes up d-space adventuring–she […]

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The Dreamers of Alamoi

A published in , July, 2016.

In the Age of Dreaming, after the Great Ices melted, but before man mastered working iron, the powerful dreams of banished elder gods sweep the lands like a plagues. Garen the Undreaming is immune to god dreams because he cannot sleep.   This unique talent earns him special work that only he can do, if […]

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Men of Unborrowed Vision

A published in , January, 2015.

A story of near-future lefitist politics, protest movements, drones, and right-wing genetic engineering designed to end it all.   When protest organizer Mara’s ex-boyfriend brutally murders his roommate, Mara is called home from college to investigate.  And when fellow protesters drop out of the movement one by one, she begins to suspect a conspiracy. We […]

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Wet Fur

A published in , August 2014.

This story came to me wholly formed in a dream one day.  I wrote it in a white hot tear, desperate to capture all the details and emotions that had seemed so immediate in the dream.  It’s about how our pets live such short lives compared to us.  It’s about what happens when someone tries […]

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