Appears in: When the World Stopped: A Collection of Infectious Stories (Owl Hollow Press)
Release Date: October 2020
Summary: Sophie’s quarantine takes an odd turn when she develops a telepathic connection with the sketchy guy loitering near her building. A pseudoscientific rom-com about these weird times.
Buy a copy of When the World Stopped from Owl Hollow Press.
Appears in: On Time (Transmundane Press)
Release Date: Sept. 27/2020
Summary: A dimension-hopping war arrives at a downtown police station after a trailer on cinder blocks materializes in the middle of traffic. The young woman in the holding cell has a strange story to tell – if she lives long enough.
Buy a copy of On Time from Transmundane Press.
Danger Slater’s Impossible James is a bizarro sci-fi comedy that fuses apocalyptic fiction with family saga.
Appears in: Back Patio Press
Release Date: May 15/2020
Summary: A cinemagoer is startled by the strangely patriotic alternate ending of a sci-fi blockbuster.
Read it for free at Back Patio Press (or continue reading below).
Appears in: Sci-Fi & Scary
Release Date: May 10/2020
Summary: A tongueless punk rocker and an AWOL nurse revolt against a tyrannical government.
Read it for free at Sci-Fi & Scary (or continue reading below).
Appears in: Mysterion
Release Date: Dec. 23/2019
Summary: An eclectic group of fast food workers spend the holidays stranded on an outer space truck stop, in this Christmas sci-fi comedy.
Read it in Mysterion.
Appears in: Horror Tree – Trembling With Fear
Release Date: Nov. 10/2019
Summary: A reluctant groom gets cold feet the day of his post-apocalyptic wedding.
Read it at Horror Tree.
State-of-the-art CGI techniques should have ushered in a golden age of movies in which giant monsters fight each other – and thus, the Legendary MonsterVerse is a welcome addition to the cinematic landscape.
Claire Denis’s High Life is a confounding sci-fi psychodrama starring Robert Pattinson as the last surviving inmate of an outer space prison.
Artist David Lloyd is responsible for creating some of the most iconic images in comic book history – and his influence has expanded far beyond the printed page.
The acclaimed illustrator, best known for co-creating V For Vendetta with legendary writer Alan Moore, appeared at Ottawa ComicCon last Friday, leading a lively discussion on politics, punk rock, and Guy Fawkes masks.
Appears in: 365 Tomorrows
Release Date: July 10/2018
Summary: A farmer wakes up to find an elaborate pattern carved into his field. There must be a logical explanation.
Read it online for free at 365 Tomorrows (or read on below).
Appears in: Deadman’s Tome: The Conspiracy Issue
Publisher: Deadman’s Tome
Release Date: June 2018
Summary: A paranoid grocery store cashier displays an uncanny understanding of how government really works in this satirical sci-fi tale.
Available for digital and physical purchase at Amazon.
Or, listen to a recording here, read aloud by Mr. Deadman.