Short Works

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While writing short fiction isn’t usually the most business-savvy practice in the writing world, I enjoy writing short stuff almost as much as I do longer works. It’s great to know you’ve honed and chiseled and whittled and sanded a story down to its most essential parts, trimming all the excess words like fat from a steak (OK…I don’t really trim fat off a steak because it’s yummy, but you get the analogy) so you give the reader the leanest piece of fiction possible. Thus, here’s a list of my published short fiction, both online and for purchase.

Online Short Fiction:

Yellow (As T.C. Barlow)  on The Western Online, western short story.

Skin Deep on Quantum Fairy Tales, paranormal romance flash piece.

Good From a Whiskey Bottle (As T.C. Barlow) on The Western Online, western short story.

Smelly Dogs on Evil Girlfriend Media, science fiction flash piece.

The Shriveled Boy on Zetetic: A Record of Unusual Inquiry, dark fantasy flash piece.

Broken Homes on Crimson Streets Magazine.

Short Fiction in Anthologies:

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“Heroes of the Russian Federation,” science fiction short story in the Superstars Writing Seminar benefit anthology, Undercurrents: An Anthology of What Lies Beneath, from WordFire Press.

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“Cell Service,” science fiction short story in Temporally Out of Order, from Zombies Need Brains, LLC.

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“Outcast,” horror short story in These Vampires Don’t Sparkle, from Sky Warrior Books.

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“Hostiles,” horror short story in Zombiefied Reloaded, from Sky Warrior Books.

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“Meltdown,” fantasy short story in The Dragon’s Hoard, from Sky Warrior Books.

Short Fiction in Periodicals:

 

“Quaking Aspens” urban fantasy short story in Ember: A Journal of Luminous Things, due first half of 2018.

“Eighteen and Two” noir short story in Toe Six Magazine. (Coming summer 2018)

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