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Short Fiction

“The Light Brigade”

“The Light Brigade” began with an unlikely inspiration: World of Warcraft. From there, it became a story about a futuristic war in which soldiers are turned into conscious light in order to get them to the front faster. It was published (ironically enough) in Lightspeed in November 2015.

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“The Improbable War”

This very short story was one of ten “short stories from the future” that ran in Popular Science in July 2015. “The Improbable War” tells the story of a war fought with one of the most unlikely of weapons: love.  

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“It’s About Ethics in Revolution”

Written for Terraform, the online home for future fiction on Motherboard, a branch of Vice.com, “It’s About Ethics in Revolution” uses a speculative lens “to shed light on the problems of the present,” in this case the controversy surrounding the 2015 Hugo Awards.

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“Elephants and Corpses”

“Elephants and Corpses” was published at Tor.com in May 2015. From the description on Tor.com: The corpse-jumping body mercenary Nev is used to filling other people’s shoes. When his assistant Tera recognizes the most recent waterlogged cadaver they bought off the street, though, he finds that his new body is carrying more trouble than he […]

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“Enyo-Enyo”

Originally written for The Lowest Heaven, an anthology of stories inspired by celestial bodies within our solar system, “Enyo-Enyo” takes as its inspiration the dwarf planet Eris. Since its publication in The Lowest Heaven in 2013, “Enyo-Enyo” has been reprinted at Lightspeed Magazine and, most recently, in The Mammoth Book of SF Stories by Women, edited by Alex Dally […]

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“The Body Project”

In an original novelette set in the same world as the God’s War Trilogy, Nyx and her ragtag team of mercenaries investigate the death of a man she used to serve with at the front, a man who’s supposed to have died years before – and a thousand miles away – from where she finds his […]

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“The Women of Our Occupation”

This fan-favorite story about a mysterious group of women who invade a steamy patriarchy first appeared on Strange Horizons in July 2006, where it earned itself a place in Year’s Best SF 12, edited by David G. Hartwell and Kathryn Cramer. It has also been collected into Brutal Women: The Short Stuff.  

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“Holding Onto Ghosts”

Published in the 26th issue of Talebones in the summer of 2003, “Holding Onto Ghosts” explores the collision of the old and the new, of prejudice and reality in South Africa through the window of a household that is slowly destroyed by ghosts that no one admits to being able to see, even as South Africa is […]

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“Genderbending at the Madhattered”

A story of gender fluidity in which most humans are born with the ability to alter their genders at will, “Genderbending at the Madhattered” explores what role–if any–gender plays in a society without static genders. It was first published at Strange Horizons in 2004, and has since been collected in Brutal Women: The Short Stuff.

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“Once, There Were Wolves”

“Once, There Were Wolves” was published in the 45th issue of The Leading Edge, Brigham Young University’s premier science fiction and fantasy magazine. It features all the usual cliches, including evil magicians, telepathic wolves, scourged villages, and angry heroines. It has since been collected in Brutal Women: The Short Stuff.

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