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Fortune’s Soldier: A Bloody Crown, Chapter 02

Chapter 2 The Month of the Dog, Talaymansday the Fifth. Aubrien Port in Taulmeer He paused and looked east. The jumble of buildings—most of them two or three stories—blocked his sight, but the smell of sea still air reached him. … Continue reading

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Work In Progress – The Project

As of January 2021, my Patreon will be focused on long-form fiction. I will be posting chapters from a novel, providing at least 5,000 words of fiction each month. One chapter per month of the “official” work in progress (WIP) … Continue reading

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The Bloody Dark, Chapter 01

01 The Quirinus Corporation returned to the planet of Anesidora almost ten years to the day from when it had abandoned it. Mined out, polluted, almost a wasteland, profits from the colony had continued to decline. The Company’s revenues dropped … Continue reading

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Daugther of Glory, Chapter One

One The tears would not come. Mairwen could feel them there, in the pit of her empty but unhungry stomach. She could feel them in her throat when she couldn’t sleep, when she stared up at the stars and thought … Continue reading

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Stonefall, Chapter 1: the Call

Chapter 1: The Call The wagon bumped and shuddered as it drove over the uneven ground of the steppe. The horizon seemed to stretch forever in all directions, with only minor undulations—waves on the sea of grass—to break the monotony. … Continue reading

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Resistance: EARTH, Chapter 01: Technical Means

Chapter 1: Technical Means Thin clouds of dust drifted along his path, the force impelling them barely moving the scrub along the trail. He heard nothing but a few birds, a few small animals, nothing larger than a groundhog. He … Continue reading

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Fortune’s Soldier: A Bloody Crown, Chapter 01

Chapter 1 The Month of the Sparrow, Ferisday the Twenty-Second. Kaessekros on the Red Isles in Kellaldh She sat watching the sea. The sun set somewhere at her back, out of her view. The window of her room looked out … Continue reading

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Trans-Dimensional Skull Shot, Chapter 01: Comms

Chapter 1: Comms Chopper sat in the hotel’s lobby. He lounged in a dusty chair, feet up on a table made from something that resembled a crocodile—something big and mean and full of violence. Something like him. And then that … Continue reading

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Losing the Golden Panda

If one has to lose, this is a race in which losing doesn’t feel so bad. Even by trying to rig the system by sending in two stories (what can I say? I had to lines of inspiration and followed … Continue reading

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Like a Fantasy Fiction Kegger

So looking around at possible markets for the writing I’m not doing, I found Heroic Fantasy Quarterly, subtitled “Prose. Poetry. Pulp.” Promising. I decided to check out a story, just to see in what they might be interested. The first … Continue reading

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