Writing

Below is a list of my writing. Most of them are short fiction. Clicking on the links will open a new browser window. (Please let me know if any links are broken or do not open in a new browser window.)

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Publication History

Mar.2022 “Phone Zombies”50-Word Stories
Jan.2021 Graphic Novel Review: Altered Carbon – Download BluesGrimdark Magazine
Aug.2020 “A Recipe”50-Word Stories
May.2019 “Same Old New Year”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The New Years Ablutions Award
Apr.2019 “Washing”50-Word Stories
Mar.2019 “It’s a Small World”50-Word Stories
Jan.2019 “The Consultant”50-Word Stories
Dec.2018 “The Run”50-Word Stories
Sep.2018 “The Neighboring…”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for My Neighbour TL:DR Award
“It”50-Word Stories
Aug.2018 “War Crimes”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Death and Public Speaking Award
Jun.2018 Quoting Others Doesn’t Always Make You Look Smart – Busybird Publishing
“For the Love of Perverts”Needle In The Hay, third place for The Don McCrady Invitational Award
May.2018 “She’s Back”50-Word Stories
Apr.2018 “Sending…”50-Word Stories
Mar.2018 “Enjoying Retirement”50-Word Stories
Jan.2018 “Railroaded”50-Word Stories
“Kill Him Now!”Needle In The Hay, winner of The Deus Ex Lover Award
Dec.2017 “New Beginnings”50-Word Stories
Nov.2017 “Death’s Meal Deal”50-Word Stories
Anime Review: Kingslaive: Final Fantasy XVGrimdark Magazine
“Hands on Deck” – a cyberpunk short story for MiTo’s Laser GMK Products
“Wish”50-Word Stories
Sep.2017 “The Angel Said…”50-Word Stories
Aug.2017 “A Time with You”Aphelion
“Out”50-Word Stories
Jul.2017 “A Lifetime of Dishes”50-Word Stories
Jun.2017 “GLX-23 FAQ”Needle In The Hay, winner of FAQ Quest Award
“The Guitarist”50-Word Stories
May.2017 “Death in the Air”50-Word Stories
Anime Review: TexhnolyzeGrimdark Magazine
“Death to the Fight”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Protest Pro Test Award
Mar.2017 “Journalist Diligently Commits Suicide”Needle In The Hay, winner of The Fake News Real Fiction Award
“Too Bad For Nick”50-Word Stories
Feb.2017 “Day 731”50-Word Stories
“Meditations on Death”50-Word Stories
Dec.2016 “Slide Ruler”Aphelion (reprint, Best of 2016)
Nov.2016 “The Oak Tree”50-Word Stories
“Slide Ruler”Aphelion
Oct.2016 “Stay or Go”Dark Fire Fiction (reprint)
“Artificially Correct”50-Word Stories
Aug.2016 “All Wars Are Personal”50-Word Stories
Jun.2016 “SkullBook”Needle In The Hay, winner of Bertie Beats The Tweets Award
“Do Astronomers Dream of Electric Octopi?” – Aphelion, third place for June 2016 Flash Fiction Contest
Apr.2016 “Unearthed”Aphelion, third place for April 2016 Flash Fiction Contest
“The Ceremony”50-Word Stories
Mar.2016 “Love Thy Ministers”Aphelion
“Till Death Do Us In”Needle In The Hay, co-second place for What We Talk About When We Talk About Love Award
Feb.2016 “Twinkle, Twinkle” – Leading Edge Magazine, Top 20 in the 2015 Flash Fiction Contest
“The Caretaker”50-Word Stories
“The Bored Drummer” – Cicatrix Publishing
“Mr Wolf” – Cicatrix Publishing
“Dear Diary” – Cicatrix Publishing
Jan.2016 “The Seeker”50-Word Stories
Nov.2015 “The Long Path”Flash! Friday, honorable mention for Vol 3-49
“Death Trap” – Aphelion, winner of September/October 2015 Flash Fiction Contest
“To Mars with a Blast”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The ‘Mars’ Award
“Bernie Connor?”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Barry + Barry Award
Oct.2015 “Death of Tradition”50-Word Stories
“Dr Geung Si”Aphelion
Sep.2015 “Jessica’s Recipe” – Positive Words Magazine, shortlisted for July 2015 Mini-Competition
“Death and a Salesman’s Cousin”Needle In The Hay, winner of The Custom Rims Award
“Above & Below”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Woolf’s Peak Award
“Stay”50-Word Stories
Aug.2015 “Trains”The Story Shack
“Crashes”Flash! Friday, Second Runner Up for Vol 3-36
“Waste Management” – Aphelion, winner of July 2015 Flash Fiction Contest
Jul.2015 “Flash Burn”The Angry Hourglass, honorable mention for Round 71
“It Means Jack”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Animate Material Award
“Spells of Fury – Season 4 Review”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Clone Ebert Award
“Food, Glorious Food”Perihelion
“The Community Project” – Aphelion, winner of May/June 2015 Flash Fiction Contest
“CYchopath”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Gibson Bigend Award
“Mikey and Poopheads”Pure Pooetry
Jun.2015 “Elevator #4”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Misery Horror Fiction Contest
“Squid-K”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for Open Spaces Sci-Fi Contest
“Spelling Lesson”50-Word Stories
“The Immodesty Virus” – Positive Words Magazine, winner of January 2015 Mini-Competition
“The Light of Memory”365 tomorrows
May.2015 “SNAFU: Bentos, Electronics and Selective Memory”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Dallas Lawyers Club Short Story Contest
Apr.2015 “Unforgiven”50-Word Stories
“Spare Parts”365 tomorrows
“Eastwick & Down 3: The Darkest Dark Pyramid”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Witches Hat Fantasy Contest
“Gate Network Expands to the Delta Quadrant!”Needle In The Hay, second place for The Linkbait & Switch Sci-Fi Contest
“The Flight”101 Words
“A Nice Day”Aphelion
Mar.2015 “Disturbing Shoppers”101 Words
“The Abomination”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Grotesque Portrait Award
“The Approach”50-Word Stories
Feb.2015 “Guaranteed Pleasure”101 Words
“To Shoot/Not To Shoot”Needle In The Hay, winner of The I/O M/F/? Award
“Aim High”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Burn Your Editor Award
“The Tree”50-Word Stories
Jan.2015 “Martha’s Day”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Bechamel Test Award
“The Uranus Journal – Bestsellers of 2020”Needle In The Hay, winner of The Visions of 2020 Award
Dec.2014 “Love Me Tender”50-Word Stories
“Safety Blitz”50-Word Stories
“Dance Class”101 Words
Nov.2014 “The Useless Suspects”50-Word Stories, winner of Moustache Memoirs Contest
“The Staircase”Microfiction Monday Magazine
“Replacement Guilt”Shotgun Honey
“Grading on a Curve”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Normal Success! Award
“The Expedition”Microfiction Monday Magazine
“Pillow” – Positive Words Magazine, co-winner of June 2014 Mini-Competition
Oct.2014 “A Flood of Encouragement”50-Word Stories
“Just Another Patrol”Needle In The Hay, second place for The Lord Grimdark Award
Sep.2014 “Spurnerella”50-Word Stories
“Thickened Water”50-Word Stories
“Care Factor”50-Word Stories
Jul.2014 “Civil Disobedience”50-Word Stories
Jun.2014 “The Scene”The Story Shack
“The Unveiling”50-Word Stories
May.2014 “A Lovely Day”50-Word Stories, honorable mention for Spring Stories Contest
Apr.2014 “The Show”50-Word Stories
“Nothing Clean”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Forever Ending Story Award
“Word Limit”50-Word Stories
Dec.2013 “U.F.P., Bajor slam Cardassia’s ‘destabilizing’ move on Bajoran space”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Broken Bad Award
Nov.2013 “Fried Eggs”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Laugh Out Loud Award
Oct.2013 “The Blazer”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Farewell Hiroshi Award
Sep.2013 “The Department”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Welcome Aboard Award
Aug.2013 “The Speed of Exposure” – winner of Bloomsbury Short Sentence: Payback
“Grandfather’s Pastries” – Positive Words Magazine, co-winner of April 2013 Mini-Competition
“Prudence Demands…”The Story Shack (reprint)
Jul.2013 “Lilac”The Story Shack
“Stay or Go” – Running Out Of Ink: Issue No. 9
“Legacy” – The Flashing Type: Issue #2
“Noises” – The Flashing Type: Issue #2
Jun.2013 “3 + 4”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Our Motives Are Benign Award
“The Fake and the Furious”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Adrian’s Duel Award
May.2013 Error: 410Australian Short Films
“The Line”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Ferdinand Hodler Award
“The Delivery”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Full Drone Award
Apr.2013 “Prudence Demands…”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Glass Refrigerator Award
“Glory to the Olives”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The RE:RE Award
Mar.2013 “The Cosmic Virus”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Webmaster Award
“No Hard Feelings”Needle In The Hay, winner of The Gramophone Electric Award
Feb.2013 “Stocking” – Positive Words Magazine, shortlisted for December 2012 Mini-Competition
Jan.2013 “The Verity Records”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Prelude Award
Dec.2012 “et responde mihi”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Mayan Invitational Award

“Purgatory High”Needle In The Hay, shortlisted for The Youth Award