science fiction and fantasy writer

Year’s Best!

In Uncategorized on December 22, 2016 at 9:53 pm

Gardner Dozois is including my story “The Baby Eaters”, published in Asimov’s back in January, in The Year’s Best Science-Fiction for 2016. Or, rather: GARDNER DOZOIS IS PUTTING MY STORY IN HIS YEAR’S BEST! HOLY SHIT HOLY SHIT!

Added bonus: one of my Clarion West classmates and one of our CW teachers, Gord Sellar and Ian R. MacLeod, respectively, are also on the TOC (here).

Excellent way to finish off the year.

(Another) Sale!

In Uncategorized on November 2, 2016 at 12:54 pm

I just sold another story to Asimov’s magazine. Woot! This one’s about recreating neanderthals and mammoths and its title is “Triceratops”.


They’re called Weird Things, Dad (or, Sale!)

In Uncategorized on October 27, 2016 at 8:10 pm

A while back, my son handed me this picture and told me to write a story about it:


“They’re called Weird Things, Dad” he explained. “The blue thing is ice element. It has no neck and no tail. It eats meat. Ice is bad. The orange thing is fire element. It has no neck but a long tail for whipping and it breathes fire. It protects stuff from ice.”

The story is called “Seraph”, and it’ll be appearing in Heroic Fantasy Quarterly in May 2017.