Here is a list of my stories in publication order, most recent first:
20. “Quirks” in the November 2017 Analog. (Print or ebook) When collective bargaining meets direct memory transfer, watch out for the quirks.
19. “The Flirtbot Condition” on Terraform / Mothership October 2017. How can a flirtbot learn to flirt if no one talks to it?
18. “The First Trebuchet on Mars” in the September/October 2017 Analog. (Print or ebook) This one is (shockingly) about the first Trebuchet catapult on Mars.
17. “Metal and Flesh” at Daily Science Fiction. A dark future with humans enslaved by robots.
15. “Stepping Out of Stream” on T. Gene Davis’ Speculative Blog. Stepping into a real world beyond ubiquitous VR.
13. “The Wrong Way to Do the Right Thing” in Pangaea: The Rise of Dominjaron (shared world anthology, not free, sorry.)
12. “Space Princess Coronation” is a mini text adventure on Sub-Q magazine.
11. “Kitten Lorelei ♥ CherryBerry24” is on especbooks’ website, having tied in a “kitten flash” contest.
10. “Hold the Moment” is in the June 2016 issue of Analog. A single mother tries to balance raising her daughter with inventing time travel. (Print or subscription)
9. “Michael Doesn’t Hate His Mother” in the March 2016 Lightspeed. Something is terribly wrong with Michael’s mother. Reviewed at Quick Sip Reviews: “I kind of love how the story goes about framing their relationship with their mother…. Quite difficult to read at times but very good!”
7. “Butterflies on Barbed Wire” is in the October 2015 issue of Analog. Can a new tattoo technology change the course of a young man’s rather dysfunctional life? (Print or Ebook.)
6. “Keep Talking” published in Apex Magazine in December, 2014. Gerald struggles to communicate with his daughter, who has autism, while his daughter deciphers a message from distant aliens. This story won Apex’s “Story of the Year” for 2014. Reviewed by Oxford Culture Review. “It’s poignant, imaginative, and approaches its subject matter with maturity and deftness. It’s the embodiment of what science fiction should be in 2016.”
5. “Trash” appeared on Escape Pod in November, 2014. Nanlee was a woman with the sort of past that necessitated moving to a non-extradition treaty country, but that didn’t mean she hadn’t planned on enjoying her “retirement” on Luna Colony. (download audio)
4. “Jupiter Wrestlerama” published in Lightspeed in October, 2014 (Available free online.) Waitress Karen navigates the tight confines of her space station community to investigate the murder of her boyfriend, the star of the local wrestling show.
3. “The Time Mechanic” published in Orson Scott Card’s Intergalactic Medicine Show in September, 2014 (behind a paywall) What’s a guy to do when he’s stuck in a town with a comically whimsical name in eastern Kentucky in the 1920s with a broken time machine?
- “Brain Trust” published in Reflection’s Edge in February, 2006 (Available free online.) Bang wants to touch a broader reality than her small town in southern Vietnam. Her family doesn’t understand.
“Fourth Dimensional Tessellations of American College Graduates” in The Reckoning
“Infinite Boyfriends” in Broad Knowledge sometime next year
“The Willing Body, the Reluctant Heart” in Analog sometime next year.