New This Week: Black Sci-Fi Short Stories

I am honored to have a story in Flame Tree’s fantastic new anthology Black Sci-Fi Short Stories (Gothic Fantasy): From the online description: “A deluxe edition of new writing and neglected perspectives. Dystopia, apocalypse, gene-splicing, cloning and colonization are explored here by new authors and combined with proto-sci-fi and speculative writing of an older tradition (by W.E.B. Du Bois, Martin R. Delany, Sutton E. Griggs, Pauline Hopkins and Edward Johnson) whose first-hand experience of slavery and denial created their living dystopia. With a foreword by Alex Award-winning novelist Temi Oh, an introduction by Dr. Sandra M. Grayson, author of Visions of the Third Read more…

ON SALE: Eve of Light Audiobook Box Set

For the next month, the Eve of Light Short Story Box Set is on sale at Chirp ($6.50) and Apple ($4.99).  I will be releasing several new novellas and novels in the series over the next few months, but if you’re into audio, the box set is a great way to get acquainted with the universe. This boxset includes the following five audiobooks: THE LARK: Danny is a struggling singer willing to do almost anything to get a little exposure and keep food on the table, so she doesn’t think twice about traveling to the middle of nowhere to perform Read more…

Writers of the Future – Honorable Mention

Forgot to mention this last quarter (too busy trying to finish the latest story), but my Writers of the Future entries for the First and Second Quarters of 2020 both received Honorable Mention. Both entries are currently on submission, looking for homes. In the meantime, I’ve already submitted for the current quarter and highly recommend that all eligible SFF writers do the same.  Details can be found at the WOTF site: http://www.writersofthefuture.com

Coming This Fall: HERO ZERO

Not everyone is the hero of their own story . . .   Bottom-rung office worker Sevin Naughtiér probably shouldn’t be alive. His nose spontaneously leaks a weird tarlike substance. He possesses the inexplicable ability to run faster than any other creature on Earth. Not to mention that a new coworker vividly remembers him committing suicide back when they were both in middle school. It’s an odd existence—but so long as the local bars serve all his favorite whiskeys, he sleeps just fine. Until the shadows become restless. When Sevin becomes the target of superhuman, self-proclaimed “heroes,” he must figure Read more…