The Dunes South of Town

Hoar frost paints the fields, dappling a hazy whiteness over winter’s brown expanse.  Waves of snow ripple to the horizon, if not stopped dead by broken hills.  Some creature crawling over the horizon. . . In time it resolves into a figure coming towards me in long robes.  I could change direction, but the gravitation […]

Advertisement

Read More The Dunes South of Town

Library incidents

I have a story in the latest edition of Locust Magazine called ‘University Library’: Locust Three – December 2012 Incidents while drifting through corridors… ‘I approach a tarnished wooden table bending under the weight of texts. One archaic-looking tome catches my attention. It’s an atlas, waiting to be opened again. The atlas creaks open, land […]

Read More Library incidents

Priapic

Poor old sad sack, couldn’t even…… you know.   He slept out back. At a convent nestled in the alps in the Garden of Needing the Monsignor dines on pears, wine and emmentaler cheese surrounded by a bevy of nuns, unaware of an approaching coven of enchanted priestesses, dew of the Urchin running off their chins. The Judas […]

Read More Priapic

Geomuted

I have a flash fiction piece up at Farther Stars Than These, sci-fi about noise and silence in a future world: http://www.fartherstars.com/ “There were old recordings of silence, but they couldn’t be heard for the din. Of course there were density isolation chambers, but only the obscenely wealthy could enjoy those …  Only the old ones […]

Read More Geomuted