Do Your Thing

I spent a great deal of time tweeting yesterday and I was struck by the fact that there are so many incredible people out there, doing some pretty darn awesome…

Character Profile: Niara

STORY: What the Bones Say   Name: Niara Role in Story: Protagonist Occupation: Priest Personality: Easy-going until her switch gets flipped. Then she’s a freaking machine. Habits/Mannerisms: Niara smokes the…

Inspiration via Lois van Baarle

My scifi flashfic about an astronaut in hypersleep, Space Age Mermaid, was inspired by the achingly lovely artwork of Lois van Baarle, a dutch artist known for her dreamy illustrations….

Space Age Mermaid

Sulily sleeps suspended inside a transparent, cylindrical womb filled with luminous blue fluid. Her suit sticks to her body like a second skin and has knobby nodes that run up…

Cat Skin

“Say, Doc,” Chloe asked lowly. “You know why I’m in here?” The doctor was a young one, fresh out of university. She wore round glasses and her hair in a…

Reckoning

Tirol’s skin is white, porcelain white or maybe more like those milky treasures that mysteriously vanished from under your pillow while you slept when you were six. Yes, you still…