2022 Award Eligibility Post

Wow! This was definitely my most productive year in terms of published stories!

I’d be most pleased if you’d consider these stories for any of the various SF and fantasy awards: Hugo, Nebula, etc.

Thanks for your time, and I hope you enjoy checking these out!

Short Stories and Flash

The Paleoneirologist’s Dreams“, Tree and Stone. (Science fantasy, 560 words).

Dreams persist in the bones.

Reenactment“, penumbric speculative fiction mag. (Paranormal, 3100 words)

“They’ll keep killing you until you stay dead.”

“How Do You Erase A Blank?”, Stranged Writing: A Literary Taxonomy (Literary fantasy, 240 words)

“That’s not…not…” I trailed off, eliciting a smirk.

Drabbles (exactly 100 words)

“Tell Me Your Story”, Planetside Science Fiction Drabbles. (SF)

One sun-seared ball of iron, one seething world wrapped in CO2 and sulfuric acid…

Fight Me“, Martian, The Magazine of Science Fiction Drabbles. (SF)

Static crackling around the multiverse portal stood my hair on end.

Mr. Giz“, Stupefying Stores (SF)

Three hundred pounds of robot plunked down, shaking the house.

This Tattered, Marooned Sentinel“, Martian, The Magazine of Science Fiction Drabbles. (SF)

I had a hunch: “Overlay Earth’s position on my HUD.”

Fencepost“/”Tree“, Worlds of Possibilities Patreon/Anthology, Worlds of Possibility podcast (SF, Fantasy)

“A tree,” I muttered, “is not a fencepost.”

Daffodil Ghosts“, Sylvia. (Fantasy)

My wife’s life-worn face lights up.

Robot Coal“, Martian, The Magazine of Science Fiction Drabbles. (SF)

The iron jaw grates as it fashions a broken grin.

“Metallurgist”, Wyrms: An Anthology of Dragon Drabbles. (Fantasy)

The goggled and besmocked dragon metallurgist…

Human, Right?“, Martian, The Magazine of Science Fiction Drabbles. (SF)

“You’re safe.” Green skin, three hands–a hemsi medic

Falling In Love At Verona Rupes“, Martian, The Magazine of Science Fiction Drabbles. (SF)

The minister leaps, then the groom. The wedding party plummets after them…

There’s so much good writing out there nowadays, so I thank for giving these stories your consideration! Keep reading!

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