My Stories

My fiction can be found at Smashwords and Amazon.

Moon Lantern-- Scrap, a misfit and a loner, rejected by her mother, sleeps beneath the bar in her brother's Chinatown tavern. The Moon Lantern from Beijing hangs as a centerpiece. Everyone knows there's no such thing as spirits, so why do its two lights dance like fireflies in an eddy, and why does no one else hear them laughing?  Originally published at Abyss & Apex. (2,440 words)

The Tides that Bind -- A solitary monk cloistered on a barren isle is swept away by a tidal wave. Rescued by a smitten selkie, he suffers a crisis of faith when she reveals what she did to save him. The Tides that Bind earned an Honorable Mention in the Writers of the Future contest. (3,320 words)

Dragonfire -- Princess Eretrice is carried off by a dragon during her daily ride and dutifully waits for a prince to come to her rescue. But what happens when the dragon is more appealing than any prince? (2,250 words)