The Arbitrator 4000

My story The Arbitrator 4000 has been published in Metastellar. What an honour to be published in one of the top sci-fi magazines on the market. Thank you to editor Marie Ginga for making the process so easy. The Arbitrator 4000 originally appeared in my self-published collection of stories “The Human Experience” and was instantlyContinue reading “The Arbitrator 4000”

A Life in Numbers

My latest story A Life in Numbers is available in Door is A Jar’s 19th edition in digital or print formats. Thank you to editor Maxwell Bauman for compiling this group of 40 bite-sized stories and poems from contributors worldwide. I look forward to reading through them shortly. I was drawn to Door is AContinue reading “A Life in Numbers”

The Hare in the Dish

My latest story The Hare in the Dish is available to read for free in the Blue Lake Review. Thank you to editor Mitchell Waldman for accepting me into this prestigious literary publication. Many of my recent stories have been flash fiction (<1000 words), so I’m excited to share this longer story, which runs justContinue reading “The Hare in the Dish”

The Floor is Made of Lava

Check out my latest story, The Floor is Made of Lava, published by Close to the Bone, a UK imprint that focuses on crime fiction. A big thank you to editor Craig Douglas, who was easy and enjoyable to work with. The Floor is Made of Lava tells the story of a fictional drug calledContinue reading “The Floor is Made of Lava”

Tiger’s Nuts

My latest story Tiger’s Nuts is now available to read on Fiction on the Web. Working with editor Charlie Fish was easy. He was quick to respond to my submission and enthusiastic about the story. I appreciate Fiction on the Web for their engaged community of readers, frequent stories (twice a week), and lengthy publishingContinue reading “Tiger’s Nuts”

Rejections (the better kind)

If you submit to literary journals, be prepared to be rejected. The more prestigious (and paying) magazines will only accept a small fraction of submissions (sometimes less than one percent). An overworked editor may receive hundreds of submissions and can only accept a handful for publication. Even if your story is great, chances are youContinue reading “Rejections (the better kind)”

Smokelong Quarterly

One of my favourite things about my recent excursion into writing has been perusing the different literary magazines. Some of the top publications can be somewhat dense or confusing; I’ve heard the term ‘academic jigsaw puzzle’ used to describe stories where it’s not entirely clear what’s happening. But certain publications find the right balance betweenContinue reading “Smokelong Quarterly”