Dreams of the Moon now published in the Deluge anthology

Very pleased to announce my short story, Dreams of the Moon, has been published in a fascinating collection of speculative fiction, Deluge: Stories of Survival and Tragedy in the Great Flood.  17 authors share their alternative visions of one of history’s most popular legends – The Great Flood. These stories re-envision the great flood from a speculative fiction perspective, introducing new characters struggling for survival against the worst natural disaster to ever plague mankind. Not…

Strangers Among Us anthology

Received notification from the good people at Laksamedia regarding the forthcoming release of the anthology, Strangers Among Us, in which my short story, The Intersection, appears. Very pleased to be sharing the table of contents of this worthy offering of speculative fiction with a remarkable cast of writers, and chuffed to my toes to have my name appear with dear friend and colleague, Robert Runte. The anthology will be available in print and digital formats…

Occupational Hazards appears in Neo-opsis Issue 25

My short story, Occupational Hazards, appears in Issue 25 of Neo-opsis magazine. It’s a great little publication, worthy of your time. And you get to read my story to boot! Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine – Issue 25 The twenty-fifth issue of Neo-opsis Science Fiction Magazine is 8” by 5 ½”, 80 pages. Not yet in print (at the printers). The cover of issue 25 is a collaboration by Karl and Stephanie Johanson, Sun-Dragons. Karl’s editorial is a brief commentary on the notion…

A sale to Neo-Opsis!

So far I’m batting 100% for 2015 it would seem. I’m sure this isn’t going to last for long (oh, optimistic one). Still and all, I’ve sold my humorous short story, Occupational Hazards, to Neo-Opsis magazine, my first sale to the periodical. Karl Johanson, editor of Neo-Opsis, tells me Occupational Hazards will be coming out in the next issue. Of course that means all of you are going to have to rush right out and…

First sale for 2015

Received notification yesterday I’ve sold my short story, Dreams of the Moon, to Garden Gnome Publications’ Garden of Eden anthology. How cool is that? This is another small triumph for me, given I don’t have an abundance of time to devote to my own writing now I’ve donned the publisher’s hat. And this story in particular I’m very pleased to have sold, because it certainly isn’t mainstream nor commercial. In fact it’s a purely speculative…

At Union published in Postscripts to Darkness, vol. 5

My dark speculative fiction short, At Union, appears in volume 5 of Postscripts to Darkness this month. cover art byCherry Valance The story is about a train a father meets at Toronto’s Union Station, hoping to find his daughter who died of leukemia. The gang at PstDarkness are hosting a launch on July 31, which happens to be the day after my birthday, in Ottawa, at the Raw Sugar Cafe.  Some of the authors appearing…

A short story sale

It was a pleasant way to start the day, I must say. Opened my email to find correspondence from Sean Moreland at Postscripts to Darkness 5, in which he stated “We unanimously love At Union.” So, the story is sold to the anthology. Not sure as yet about the publication date.  Very gratified about the sale because it seems the editorial team there are all about discovering the literary in genre fiction. Sounds like a…