Short Stories

“The Fairy Queen and the Sun,” Wild Musette Journal #1701

It rains a lot in central Pennsylvania where I live. One day, after a week of rain, I started to wonder: what if it never stopped?

“Silence” Aether & Ichor, October 2016

The 13th century French romance Silence, by Heldris of Cornwall, has a wonderful premise, an inspiring hero… and a disappointing ending. I wrote this to find out what happened next.

“The Shoe” Quantum Fairy Tales, October 2015

As the parent of a teenage girl, I sympathize with wicked stepmothers. They’re just trying to protect their daughters from sleazy princes and the dangerous all-night parties they throw, and who’s to say they’re not right?