Karl Dandenell

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Karl Schlosser Dandenell is a first-generation Swedish American, graduate of the University of Southern California’s Professional Writing program, survivor of Viable Paradise XVI, and Active member of Science Fiction Writers of America. His fiction has appeared in Aboriginal SF, BuzzyMag, Fireside Fiction, and other strange and amusing places. He lives on an island near San Francisco with his family and cat overlords.

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Walking Backwards Through Death's Door

Published Mar 21, 2018 · 5,031 words (19 minutes) · 1 like · 708 views

Science Fiction Family death virtual reality

This was my second professional sale (1996!) under the byline of Karl Schlosser. It has a few wrinkles but I still like it. Hope enjoy it.


early man gets the catch.



The Motel 6 Fugue

Published Mar 21, 2018 · 5,144 words (19 minutes) · 863 views

Science Fiction cyberpunk redemption desert

This was my first professional sale, *way* back in 1993 (and appeared under my former byline, Karl Schlosser). I was deep in my cyberpunk phase.


Wheres the Pool?