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Taking our skeletons out of the closet
and putting them in the garden.

I write lots of short stories.
Some of them get published.
Here are the latest.

Coming Soon

"Harry and Marlowe and the Haunted Locomotive of the Rockies," Lightspeed Magazine, forthcoming.
Harry and Marlowe go west! And meet a very strange thing.

"Roaring Twenties," Rogues, ed. George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, June 2014.
A couple of dolls in a speakeasy are working an angle...

Now Available

"Harry and Marlowe and the Intrigues at the Aetherian Exhibition," Lightspeed Magazine, February 2014.
In which we meet Harry's family: aka the Royal Family of England.

"Raisa Stepanova," Dangerous Women, ed. George R.R. Martin and Gardner Dozois, December 2013.
A Soviet fighter pilot in 1943 wants more than anything to become the first women fighter ace in the world.

"Unternehmen Werwolf," Halloween: Magic, Mystery, and the Macabre, ed. by Paula Guran, September 2013.
This is the story of Fritz, a werewolf soldier in Nazi Germany.

"The Best We Can," Tor.com , July 2013.
A brief story about first contact.

"Game of Chance," Unfettered, ed. Shawn Speakman, June 2013.
This is how you change the world, with the roll of the dice.

"Fishwife," Nightmare Magazine, June 2013.
A damp foray into Lovecraftian horror.

"The Art of Homecoming," Asimov's Science Fiction, July 2013.
If you don't have a home, you make one.

"Harry and Marlow Meet the Founder of the Aetherian Revolution," The Mad Scientists Guide to World Domination, ed. John Joseph Adams, February 2013.
Another in the series of steampunk stories about an alternate Britain -- with aliens.

"Harry and Marlow Escape the Mechanical Siege of Paris," Lightspeed, February 2013.
This tells the story of how Harry and Marlowe first meet.

"Astrophilia," Clarkesworld, July 2012.
At some point after the apocalypse, you have the move forward.

"The Arcane Art of Misdirection," Hex Appeal, ed. P.N. Elrod, June 2012.
Odysseus Grant in the spotlit this time. A Kitty-world story.

"Now Purple With Love's Wound," Brave New Love, ed. Paula Guran, February 2012.
Love is all about choosing, isn't it?

"Harry and Marlow and the Talisman of the Cult of Egil," Lightspeed, February 2012.
Harry and Marlow, in an alternate 19th century, push the envelope.

"Don Quixote," Armored, ed. John Joseph Adams, March 2012.
A pair of journalists witness the close of the Spanish Civil War, and make a discovery.

Read These Stories Here!

"Amaryllis," Lightspeed Magazine, debut issue, June 2010.
A post apocalyptic story about home and hope.

"Conquistador de la Noche" Subterranean Online, ed. Gardner Dozois, Spring 2009.
It's the origin story of Rick the vampire! Where did he come from, and did he really know Coronado?

"The Bravest of Us Touched the Sky" Talebones 29, Winter 2004
In 1943, two WASP (Women Airforce Service Pilots) embark on a secret mission with unexpected consequences .

"In Time" Talebones 21, Spring 2001
Emily Dickinson and her dog Carlo have one last adventure.
**Received an Honorable Mention in the 19th Annual Year's Best Science Fiction, edited by Gardner Dozois.**

"Derived Comedy Book One: Infirmo" (a graphic short story).

Carrie's (mostly) complete bibliography