(.Mobi) These are respectively the best and worst stories I've ever written, apparently. One of the stories was so bad that the writing program at World Con politely suggested, "Maybe you should stop writing science fiction and take up another hobby?" The other one got a note from a small but highly acclaimed publisher, "Good story but not what we're looking for." You guess which... [click here for more]
Cursebreaker is about a girl who works with her father to break the fire mage lock on firearms by making a weapon that does not need fire based gunpowder. The mages don't care but she can defend herself and uses the new weapon to do so.
Castles in the Air is about Elery, who lives in the beseiged human town of Spielglase, who is tested by the elves and thinks she is to learn magic. On the way, however,... [click here for more]
Augustus Liberty Curving, man of the age, was dead; and the Yokel Girl had her chance at fredom. Until they married the prophet, members of the harem did not receive a name until the New Name they received in their sealing ceremony. She had no name, but she did have a yearning desire for freedom. Little did she know that she would run into the mercenaries known as the Godhead and the most powerful... [click here for more]
A first person epic poem of Odysseus's life and journey. This poem has all the twists and turns that one might expect from the teller of the tale...which is in this case Odysseus himself. The poem starts with Odysseus chiding his unnamed summoner, thus narrating his life, starting with his childhood and ending with his ultimate triumph at the death of the suitors. However, Odysseus has an agenda of... [click here for more]
Snail Summer is about a coming of age in which two girls solve a mystery of snails that morph into the faces of frightened children when scared in the future. Long Time Passing is about a man who isolates himself for a thousand years on a navigation station to gain a fortune to woo a woman he loves. ... [click here for more]
Two sci-fi stories about the future by T.C. Ricks. Waiting For the Monsters to Die - The Caged are hated by everyone on Earth because aliens have marked them with the "cain gene." The aliens claim it makes them monsters who will attack others. Now the one man keeping them alive has been killed and Madlan has to find out who dunnit. If he dares. Mr. Hamburger - A man has his photograph... [click here for more]