Fiction

15 Things You Need to Know About Visiting the Spirit RealmTales from the Canyons of the Damned Issue 26 28 August 2018

WITH SALES OF THE iPhone XX reaching stratospheric heights, millions of people around the world now have access to the spirit realm using the brand new integrated RealmScope(tm) chipset. Now, convening with the dead isn’t just for psychics and ghostwalkers. 

DakimakuraThe Other Stories Podcast (Audio) 24 June 2018

Jackson stared up at the women hanging on the wall, trying to decide which one he should add to his collection. 

12 Things You Need to Know About MerfolkTales from the Canyons of the Damned Issue 18 5 August 2017

We all know the lovable, family friendly mermaids of film and television but merfolk are a very real threat to your safety. As more disturbing details of the events at the Atlantis One construction site come to light and public interest in these mysterious creatures grows, we’ve put together a brief guide to all things merfolk.

Immersion Therapy – Dead Oaks Podcast (audio)  17 September 2017

Liz’s hands started to sweat as soon as she crested the hill and saw the town nestled in its bowl of fog. Homichlophobia her doctor had called it – abnormal fear of fog. The slightest hint of fog or mist sent her spiralling into a full on panic attack. The thought of actually walking through the stuff left her paralysed, barely able to breathe. Even photographs of foggy landscapes made her uncomfortable.

Pod FifteenTales from the Canyons of the Damned Issue 14 27 February 2017

Ellis stared at the face of the dead man and tried to guess his name. 

Glitch Mitchell and the Island of TerrorThe Jurassic Chronicles 27 January 2017

Black smoke billowed from the front of the Cessna. There was a dull thump and moments later, oil splashed across the windshield as the engine sputtered and coughed. The plane pitched forward.

SitalaUnCommon Minds 21 January 2017

The Navigator lay among the stars, the blackness of space wrapped around it like a shroud. It could feel the old man surrounded by his family. He was unconscious— unresponsive but aware. His family talked to him. They spoke of the past, not sure he could hear them but hoping anyway. He could, and it made him happy. But the old man knew the end was near, and his thoughts turned to the Navigator, the being he called Sitala.

The Ride – Dark Fuse Magazine October 2016?

“I know,” said Death. “You were expecting someone more skeletal.”

Phantom PainUnCommon Bodies 24 November 2015

They say the pain fades, but it doesn’t, not even a little. I know that now.

Artificial WifeStory Shack Magazine July 2014
Most of the time I can almost believe she’s real.

CAvENebula Rift Volume 2 Number 5 June 2014
My name is Daniel Jones and tomorrow I start my journey into the future. That is, unless my reprieve comes through which seems unlikely given that my court appointed defence lawyer is an imbecile fresh out of school and I’m guilty as hell.

The Bone BoyBones Anthology 20 September 2013, JWK Best of Horror 2013 4 August 2014
By the time Max’s mum and dad told him the Bone Boy wasn’t real, it was too late.

Origami ManHogglepot 12 May 2013
The origami man unfolded his arms and said hello to the young boy.

Happin3ss101.comeHorror May 2013
Alan stared at the e-mail. Then he closed it. Then he stared at it lying in his inbox. Then he opened it.
“Bloody hell,” he said quietly.

AftermathThe Were-Traveler
Abby looked around the room and threw up.

Only FriendsAnthology of European SF
He had brown hair. Dark brown. Like mine. I’m telling you that because he’s not here any more and I’m beginning to forget what he looked like.

Night Man is WaitingIbexian
The dispatch computer pinged twice. Night Man is waiting.

The Many Deaths of Albert G ElderberryFast-Forward Festival
Albert G Elderberry barely noticed the first time he died. He was hit by the black SUV that had accelerated towards him as he crossed the street on his way to the store. He was 68 and the impact shattered bones and tore open internal organs, leaving him dead in the road before the SUV reached the corner of the street.

Piece Number 7Garbled Transmissions
My name is Max Gambino and I know the real story behind Gustav Lang. Not the sensationalist crap that gets printed in the rags but the actual, honest to goodness, sweat, blood and tears story of Gustav Lang and the music he created; the story that’s been buried under the controversy and the arrests and the trial and the Lang Act. Most of what people know about him is a lie, created by publicists trying to bolster sales and lawyers trying to protect their clients. Lang deserves better than that. Music can be wondrous. Lang is proof of that.

HiddenEvery Day Fiction
Professor Declan Finnegan, world renowned explorer and hero for hire, settled down in the dust and slowly stroked the smooth skin of his chin.

On the Finding of the BodyBrown God
When the bird found the body, she sang; a celebration, not of death but of life.

The Z WordSo Long, and Thanks for All the Brains
Welcome to Newslines. Tonight, we continue our week long examination of the zombie plague and its effects on the world around us. This time we’re discussing the growing phenomenon of women who’ve taken zombies into their lives, and in some cases, their beds.

Insect Girl Climbs to Paradise – Flurb 9
The Wall was well over four hundred feet high but the girl knew what was on the other side. Everyone did.

Tooth

Two Nights in New Orleans – New Horizons

A Job for an Angel – Dark Terrors

Vigil – Blood Samples

End – Blood Samples

Letter from a Victim – Peeping Tom

Video Game Scripts

Lego Island 2: The Brickster’s Revenge – Gameboy Advance (2001)

Dogs of War – PC (2000)

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