“Out of Ash” available at

“Out of Ash” allowed me use story to explore the part of our future where our cities will be forced to reckon with sea level rise. Some cities will build walls, some dikes. Some will abandon shorelines and retreat organically up hills. Others may need to be simply moved.

Article and Story in Seattle Magazine

Seattle Magazine was recently purchased by Jonathan Esposito, a successful Seattle entrepreneur and communicator (Geekwire, for example). The vision for the new version of the magazine is bold and hopeful. I was lucky enough to have both an article and a story in the first issue under the new leadership there.

“Callme and Mink” out in Clarkesworld

You can find my latest published science fiction story, “Callme and Mink,” in Clarkesworld.  It’s a little tale about people and dogs, and how they might find each other in a difficult future.

The Making War update

A few pieces of news about The Making War, which is scheduled to come out in October from Wordfire Press: I got a great blurb from my good friend Jim Van Pelt, who is — IMHO — one of our very best short story writers alive and working today. He said,  “The Making War is …

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New Website Design

Every once in awhile even an old and decent design needs an update. I’m happy to be able to show off the new website. if you have time, take a look and give me feedback. Thanks to Rie Levinzon for giving it a facelift. Also, newsletter coming soon — sign up if you are interested!

Story in Current Futures: A Sci-Fi Ocean Anthology

I’m really proud to have a story in here.  Some important things to know: The stories are positive future stories about our challenged oceans They are written by authors from all around the world All of the authors are women! Back to New page


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