Short Stories

THE STONE AGE GAP
Near-future sci-fi

In a time of "enhanced" humans and digital consciousness, one woman fights for her old-fashioned humanity.


Status: Broadcast in Starship Sofa #530, March 28, 2018.



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I FORGOT TO LOCK THE DOOR
Flash horror

There's more to suburbia than it seems.





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TINY LIGHTS (formerly THE HEALER, formerly DEATH OF THE GOOD DOCTOR)
Contemporary speculative fiction

Park Slope's favorite pediatrician, Dr. Miller, has died. The little patients he left behind know exactly what to do about it.
Status: Published in Fiction Vortex, November 2014.

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ATHEISTS IN THE CEMETERY
Contemporary speculative fiction

It's Jewish tradition to leave stones on the graves of the dead you visit, even if you don't believe in an afterlife.

Status: Now published in Burial Day's GOTHIC BLUE BOOK IV: THE FOLKLORE EDITION.




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THE ESTHER
YA Historical fantasy

We all know how Queen Esther hid her true identity to save her life, and then revealed herself to save her people. But do you know the real story?

Status: Published by Spencer Hill Press in the anthology HOLIDAY MAGICK: 20 HOLIDAY STORIES WITH A TWIST!, May 2013



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FROM THE DEPTHS TO THE STARS
Fantasy/Sci-fi

A mermaid leaves her own kind to raise her water-averse son on the land.

Status: In drafts.

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TEN CENTS TO SEE THE UNICORN
Historical fantasy

Two women on the run exploit a mythical creature for profit.

Status: Out for submission.





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SHIVA AT GRACELAND
Alternative history

What if the King had been a devout Jew?

Status: Out for submission.


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WE'RE FINE, IT'S GREAT, EVERYTHING'S WONDERFUL!
Contemporary dark fantasy

THINK POSITIVE, OR ELSE!

Status: Out for submission.


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THE HIDING PLACE OF THE DRAGONS' EGGS
Children's fantasy

If men keep stealing dragons' eggs, where can the mama dragons hide them?

Status: Out for submission.



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SANTA CLAUS LIVES FOREVER
Dark fantasy

Santa Claus is immortal, but everyone else is not.

Status: Out for submission.


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MY EYES, MY FACE, HIS BLOOD
Flash horror

I watched him grow up, but I didn't really know him at all.

Status: Out for submission.


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THE WITCH OF WHISPERS
Fantasy

If you wake up cursed, here's where to go and what to do.

Status: Complete.


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SKIN LIKE SUGAR, SMELL LIKE COOKIES
Horror

Motherhood comes with a million tiny hurts and humiliations. They go both ways.

Status: Complete.


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THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE
Historical speculative fiction

On one side of a hospital door, a wounded WWI soldier puts together a mysterious puzzle. On the other side of the door, a stranger fights to stop him. 

Status: Complete.


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KNIGHTLY TALES FOR A RAINY DAY
Historical fantasy
Life's not always a fairy tale with the Knights of the Round Table.

Status: Complete.




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CONFETTI
Horror

We grow up. Our fears do not.

Status: Complete.



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