Dreams of the Rocket Man

“Dreams of the Rocket Man” is a Jim Baen Memorial Award finalist and a Tangent Online Recommendation. A boy helps fulfill the dreams of a retired aerospace engineer and finds they lead in to his own.

“Hugo Worthy” – SFRevu

“It’s not often that I’m moved to tears by a story about rocket science.” – Reader

“This story really reached me. It lives in the zone somewhere between Bradbury’s Dandelion Wine, Hickam’s Rocket Boys, and Heinlein’s Requiem… I felt myself pulled through time as a story that could have been set back in the 50s or 60s slowly moved forward… The effect was like the world expanding, and also growing brighter and less sepia…”


Luck of the Chieftain’s Arrow

“Luck of the Chieftain’s Arrow”. A primordial spirit, trapped in the world of man, must come to grips with time, love and loss. This story is a Tangent Online recommendation.

“everything I want in a short story: the history of humankind; masterful descriptive language; a love of the world, its sadness, ignorance and aching poignancy; adventure and misadventure; promises (or at least potentialities); and surprising turns…I would change not a ghost. ” – reader review.

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Callista’s Delight

A mother faces sacrifice at a moment of historic triumph. A BSFA James White Competition semifinalist, and selected as the cover story for Andromeda Spaceways Inflight Magazine #60.

A Lovely Face

“A Lovely Face” is a lighthearted tale of ill-considered genetic engineering. Pets that fly and hunt in packs? What could go wrong?

Published in Tides of Possibility, by Skipjack Press.

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Rainbows for Other Days

Rainbows for Other Days” an L Ron Hubbard Writers of the Future winner appearing in v30 of the contest anthology. A cyborg ranger charged with saving the world struggles to retain his humanity.

“A beautiful story, perfect in form” – Dave Farland

“a story of the beauty which can be found even in the darkest of times.”

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