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This is the third, and (probably) final old writing prompt of mine that I could find - "What if the entire universe randomly 'loaded' at once?". This one is probably one of my favorites, I think. Read More

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Walter is an artificial intelligence Interfacer, originally designed by the alien Makers to investigate human society for entirely benevolent reasons. But now he's left in the lurch as the Makers have learned enough to decide on withdrawal and disconnection. All the thousands of Interfacers must now forge new lives on… Read More

Poem / Other

March 04, 2017

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I wrote this after the 2016 election, but before the inauguration. Still holds true... Read More

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The tragic events of 2121 are experienced by a typical Western citizen of that time. Sequel to IN A GROVE, CHRISTMAS STORY, and PC GAME. Continues in GENESIS, THE FALLOUT, WHEN MUSES DIE, and REDEMPTION. Read More
One true God and idols are fighting each other in the minds of a primitive tribe. Sequel to EDEN DELETED. Continues in LOVE BYTES. Read More
Lib and her mom, Tiffany, go to the annual parade celebrating the surrender of the Primatetrons to humanity. Lib wonders if black rain will ruin the parade like it has been in years past, but she's more interested in a conversation between her history teacher and a classmate she overheard.… Read More
What begins as a tacky spy fiction parody turns into a satirical view of a dark future controlled by three deranged ideologies. Sequel to NOTHING BUT THE TRUTH. Continues in ETERNITY and MURDER IN SAPPHINGTON. Read More

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A novel about how Axis won World War 2. A solitary young man and the Russian woman he loves join a revolution to liberate the world from tyranny. Read More

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A mysterious creature lurks in the darkness terrorizing a village in Sumatra. Carnacki and the agents of S.P.E.A.R. must find and stop it before it strikes the village. Read More

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Time for a change Read More

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I am waiting for my hearing. What can I do to amuse myself? Read More

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A young girl goes out looking at the stars with her father; the Read More

Book / Other

April 01, 2014

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Natural genetic evolution is on the rise, and dividing society by blood status and purity. Katie Pierce and Adair Rose come from conflicting worlds, political ideals and social prejudice. Katie is a Divitiae – a person with desirable blood – and the oldest of her kind. Adair’s father, Senator Rose,… Read More

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Survivors from a period of extreme seismic activity, which has seen the reversal of the Earth's magnetic field. The story is set in New Zealand. Length >3000 words. Read More

Book / Humor

December 22, 2013

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"The Last Escalation" is an anti-war futuristic political satire about Mad politicians and a hallucinated war! A military confrontation between democratic and Islamic forces may lead the world to final destruction! The book creates a new, unreal reality in which the Selected Democratic Organization, headed by new president Alexander Monro,… Read More

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"I have yet to meet a sane person who seems truly content with every detail of his or her life." In New York City, during the era known as the Jazz Age, Celine Rollan, a knowledge-seeking young writer, can’t possibly be any more disgusted with her placement in the overall… Read More

Book / Flash Fiction

January 15, 2013

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She never imagined loving someone so much that her life meant nothing or doing something she never thought to do. The Blue Yonder is a testament to true love. Read More

Book / Flash Fiction

January 15, 2013

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What will you do for a chance at real love, what would you do for a chance at real happiness. Read More

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A speculative fiction short story broken up into a few sections, exploring a potential future world. Read More

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Sometimes, to destroy evil it takes something equally dark – a selective malevolence that will do what others will not, or cannot do. "I have had many names, from my earlier days in Mesopotamia to the present killing zones of Eastern Europe. For most of my existence I have lived… Read More
Captain Flak, Mezmo, and RetroBution are the local costumed heroes. They have no super powers, but provide super community services, as they like to call them. This night, before they go on street patrol, they will meet their biggest fan – an overly enthusiastic nine-year-old boy, who thinks they really… Read More
In a media controlled society there will always be a few who switch off. And amongst those few there will always be one or two angry and fearless enough to try to destroy their controllers. Read More

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Short story collection. Twenty eight short stories in all writing styles and genres. "An astonishing diverse collection of writing, ranging from the sublime to the ridiculous via so many voices in between" Djibril- Future Fire Man on the edge. Flash fiction Read More

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The warnings of H.G.Wells go unheeded as mankind tries to remake the red planet...770 word sci-fi flash thriller Read More

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A nameless cat lives in a town of dry, unhappy people devoid of moisture, joy and creativity. How did the townspeople get this way? Who stole the moisture? And how can one crafty cat return moisture -- and life -- to his town? "The Cat That Made Nothing Something Again"… Read More
On a late autumn evening, in a place not terribly far from here, a small town got everything it ever wanted; grass will probably never grow there again. Read More
A week before the end of the world, a Stranger came to town. Read More
The cobblestones rolled like drops of rain under the metal paws of the Hound. The sky had a sick yellow pallor, and glowed weirdly. The cobblestones, slick with fresh rain reflected the yellow light grimly. The world took on a different hue around the Hound. Smiles, what smiles there could… Read More

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Memory is a transient thing - blooming like a rose, and withered away as quickly. But think: what if it could be recorded? Transferred? What then? Read More
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