The Telepath’s Anniversary

“Follow the spaghetti,” Brenda growled. She slammed the door after her, rattling the mugs in the nearby cupboard. I may be telepathic, but that doesn’t mean I always know what she’s thinking. That’s the hardest part of being a telepath, really. Everyone assumes you know what they mean, and it just doesn’t work that way. […]

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Tempus Fugit

I’m happy to announce that a story of mine has won a contest and is now published on the blog of eSpec Publishing. You can read it here — it’s the third story in the post, after the June winners.

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A Year of Books: EXILED!

We have another shelf. We’ve just gone through the shelf of all shelves, the “what we read this year” shelf. We also have a “to be read” shelf. This isn’t the books we necessarily want to read first; these are the books we’ve bought in the past year. And it’s time to clean it out. […]

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You Will Not Be Forgotten

“I won’t remember?” Agnes strained to be able to see her visitor in the chair beside her bed. The woman in the pale pink shirt shook her head sadly. “No, I’m sorry. If you let me take your memories, you won’t have them anymore. It’ll leave you disoriented. Probably angry. I don’t blame you. But […]

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Laggur and the Drowned Sands

“And one day you will lead your people to the next island. You will brave the seas, cross the waves, discover a new land, and tame a wild and unknown place. You are my son, and you will be brave.” Daeun spread his lips in a tight grin at his second son. “But daddy, I […]

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