Category Archives: Writing

Last Girl Standing (short story clip)

Read this story and more in the limitless Visions VII: Universe anthology: The first symptom of the virus isn’t the sore throat or the vomiting — it’s denial. Thirteen-year old Amelie was working at her mom’s video rental store in … Continue reading

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Miss Patel’s Holiday (short story clip)

[This story was inspired by a somewhat disinterested tourist I saw in Venice] Life used to be good. On a regular day, I’d get up around noon. Maggie was at work, Angie was in school, I could shower my meaty … Continue reading

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Concept art for my ‘Murmuration’ series

A murmuration of starlings is a system that’s ready to be almost instantly and completely transformed, like metals becoming magnetized or liquid turning to gas. Each starling is connected to every other. When they turns in unison, it’s a phase … Continue reading

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Joining #NaNoWriMo

I’ve got a giant and super-messy first draft that I’m trying to put into readable form, so I’m using #NaNoWriMo2016 as a guideline to get me into a 1,500 word-per-day writing/editing schedule. Word count updates will be here. If you’re … Continue reading

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Cleaning Out My Illustrations Folder

  A comic about a Repo Lady I worked on years ago with Dean Esmay (he wrote it, I did the sketches)

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J. Robert Oppenheimer talks about the Manhattan Project

Doing research for my book, tentatively titled “Bye, Bye Blackbird”. Oddly enough, he sounds kind of like Mr. Rogers Groueff: After the discussion with Lawrence. Was that [Mark] Oliphant? Oppenheimer: You will have to provide the name because I will … Continue reading

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Remembering David Bowie

The Second Volume of 47 – 16: Short Fiction and Poetry Inspired by David Bowie is here! Writers, poets, and artists share their memories of Bowie. My short story, The Meditation Center at the Corner of the Dark Dao Universe, … Continue reading

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What Would Teddy Do?

Brooklyn hipsters meet the living dead – my short story won Honorable Mention in Liberty Island’s “Summer of Love” contest! Dawn was naked and sweating, trying to hold an Amazon warrior pose. I was sketching her, my pencil like a … Continue reading

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Creative Writing : The Top Ten Science Fiction Magazines

Via Creative Writing: 1. The Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction http://www.sfsite.com/fsf/ This is a professional magazine that began publishing in 1949 which makes it the second oldest continually publishing science fiction magazines in the country. They have one up … Continue reading

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Remembering David Bowie

The Director gathered herself into human form and used her freshly sculpted hands to open up the Meditation room. She wobbled as she walked. It was hard to stay balanced while encased in a temporary body with limited sensation. But, … Continue reading

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