Many of you know that it’s awards nomination season in the SFF writing community and I’m so grateful for the chance to share two new stories with the world this year. Links to listen/read for free or purchase are included by clicking the story titles below.
A high-stakes drama of interspecies communication, family, grief, and overcoming, set inside a human colony located on an exoplanet with an environment that’s doing its best to eliminate human life. (This one appears on the Nebulas Recommend Reading list!)
Published by Escape Pod in February 2023.
When a painter discovers a hidden message in a gift he’s delivering, he must use his knowledge of lumastration – infusing paints with emotions – to protect a secret and save a young life. (This is my fourth published story set in the lumastration universe.)
Published by Stupefying Stories in September 2023.