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Colony Girl

Colony Girl

This time around you get a YouTube video and a new short story!

Read up on Sylar—a vehicle maintenance Blue Collar who ends up being in over his head when he lies about his love life. This is a Citadel story, so if you haven't read the books you may find yourself with a new addiction soon. I'm just sayin'.

 


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Chauna's Forest

Chauna's Forest

Chanua is alone, but she's been isolated all of her life. She's mute, and living on a spaceship that is on the verge of flying apart at the seams. Her father taught her all he could about keeping things going, but without him there it's just a matter of time before Chauna can't keep up. Now, a new threat emerges, and Chauna has to remember everything she's learned. It's time to rethink risk.


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The Crystal Pond

The Crystal Pond

Ricky has always tagged along with Billy. Even after Ricky left for the city, he and Billy still stayed close. And so when Billy asked him to tag along to see something in the woods, Ricky went. And what Billy showed him changed everything.


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Muse

Muse

We put a lot of pressure on our passions. We demand they pay for our lives. And sometimes, when we're lucky or blessed, the work we love to do ends up being the same work that pays our bills. But sometimes, all that pressure takes the joy out of the thing we love doing.

That's where Megan finds herself. And it's from that dark and lonely place that someone reaches out to her. And Megan's life will never be the same.


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Transient

Transient

Alex doesn't know why or how, but every day he wakes up in a new reality. Every time he goes to sleep, the world changes around him, and nothing he did before has any impact on where he finds himself. 

What would you do, if every day you woke up with a clean slate? 


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The Campground

The Campground

Some camping trips mean more than others. When Clara decides to take the camper and go for a trip into the mountains, all on her own, she has to remember everything that Kenneth taught her. 

Be prepared. Don't leave food outside the camper. Carry-in, carry-out. 

Kenneth taught her everything she needs to know. And everything she's capable of.


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The Brass Hall - a Dan Kotler short story

The Brass Hall - a Dan Kotler short story

What is an oak door filled with Celtic runes doing in the mountains near Egypt? 

Dan Kotler has no idea. But he's going to risk everything to find out.


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Rehearsal - A short story

Rehearsal - A short story

What if humanity really is the only life in the universe?  
Where do you go once you've gone past the edge of existence? 

And how cool would it be to literally get the last word?


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Lost Causes — A short story

Lost Causes — A short story

There are a lot of alternatives for every choice we make. The path we ultimately choose had a lot of side trails. What if you could see those, and pick the potentials you wanted to follow? How would you choose the true path?


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Zero - A short story

Zero - A short story

Unlimited power will change the world. But humanity will have to change right along with it. What happens if our growth outpaces our capacity to be human?


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New ebook — Two Blocks East

New ebook — Two Blocks East

This is kind of fun. 

Again, I'm going through my back catalog of books and short fiction, polishing some things up, putting nifty covers on them, and releasing them as ebooks. This is a great way to put some of my older work out there for people to see, even some of the stories that have been published previously in various magazines and anthologies. 


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Green World

Robbie and I had talked about "the shop" for years. Everyone did. It had stood there, empty, since before I was born. At least, I think it had. Robbie thinks it might have closed down just a few years ago, when we were still in grade school. And he says that he might have seen the inside once when it was still open. He remembers there being lots of people wearing hard hats and goggles, moving big pieces of metal around, sparks flying from welding rigs, and a lot of cursing and music. He remembers seeing a picture of a naked woman tacked to the peg board on someone's workbench, and his dad pulling him away before he could get a really good look.


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