Short Stories

Night At The Library

This story won first place in the 2011 Sumner, Washington, Write in the Valley Short Story Contest. Read it here.

Under a Molten Sky

This is a short story I entered into the
Wil Wheaton/John Scalzi Fan Fiction Contest to Benefit the Lupus Alliance of America
in June 2010. I love reading John Scalzi’s stuff, and this just seemed like a fun contest to enter. I haven’t written a lot of short story material before, but it was surprisingly easy to keep it short (though I hit the 2000 word limit exactly). In fact, I might be tempted to write more shorts and enter them into contests in the future. Read the Whole Story

18 Years Old, Never Kissed a Girl

A story based on the song “38 Years Old, Never Kissed a Girl” by The Tragically Hip.

I started writing this story in 1997 while living in Colorado, but it wasn’t until February 2009 that I finished it. It gnawed at me for a quite a while. In 2013, I made a major editing pass through it and published it as a serial novella on my blog.

Off Ramp

I wrote this story in 1997 while living in Colorado.

James and His Mission

A story I wrote in high school back in 1986 that is pretty juvenile, but I like it because it was one of those eye openers for me where I really started to focus on the descriptive

The Legend of the Wolf

When a mob hit man inadvertently attacks a werewolf on the prowl, the hunter becomes the hunted.

Written in high school in 1987, this was my first novelette.

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