Paul Alex Gray

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Paul Alex Gray enjoys writing linear and interactive fiction starring sentient black holes, wayward sea monsters, curious AIs and more. His work has been published in Nature Futures, Andromeda Spaceways, PodCastle and others. Paul grew up by the beaches of Australia, then traveled the world and now lives in Canada with his wife and two children. On his adventures, Paul has been a startup founder, game designer and mentor to technology entrepreneurs. Chat with him on Twitter @paulalexgray or visit

Stories · Posts · Books


Evening Star

Published Jan 18, 2019 · 540 words (2 minutes) · 96 views

Science Fiction

The end of the world is thirsty work. Enjoy this tale about endings, beginnings and the worlds we want to live in.

Moon Stars Twilight Uluru


Every tear unshed

Published Jan 4, 2019 · 1,086 words (4 minutes) · 2 views

Fantasy Strange

A story of latch-key kids, enchanted statues and what to do with wishes



These depths

Published Jan 2, 2019 · 2,138 words (8 minutes) · 3 views


A sailor finds himself lost - marooned in between worlds. Not anchored to land or sea, life nor death. His captor is a beautiful and terrible monster. This story was written to a prompt, where the first sentence and final sentence had to be exactly the same. It's influenced by the sea, whose ebb and flow leads everything back to one place.



Everyone Changes

Published Jan 2, 2019 · 413 words (2 minutes) · 1 like · 125 views

Literary Fiction Strange

In a world where everyone is changing into something else, a father and daughter reconnect for one last moment

Beautiful evening sunset
Featured December 13, 2018


Celebrity Management and Global Brand Representation Proposal for Medusa

Published Dec 7, 2018 · 933 words (4 minutes) · 3 likes · 573 views


Every agent wants the biggest client, and they don't come much bigger than Medusa! Will she accept this pitch?

Designer leaning over table


Of The Dreams Yet To Come

Published Oct 31, 2018 · 978 words (4 minutes) · 128 views


On his retirement day, a Dreamcrafter reflects on all the dreams he has painted into being. Some remembered, some forgotten and some yet to come.

color your world


All that's left behind

Published Oct 28, 2018 · 1,202 words (5 minutes) · 163 views

Literary Fiction Strange

A young woman slips away from a grief-wracked home to the woods. It's there that she discovers a black hole - silent and mysterious - and so, she begins a conversation.


Memories to come

Published Aug 28, 2018 · 948 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 260 views

Science Fiction

In the future we will escape into incredible new worlds thanks to Virtual Reality. Yet real life is never perfect. Many people face or have faced traumatic or difficult experiences and live with fear, regret, anger or sorrow. For someone experiencing the pain of grief, whose effects may never truly be overcome … What world would they create? Something new? Or something lost.

The light was fading as I was flying the Mavic back from another shoot and the symmetry of these streets caught my eye. Love me some long afternoon shadows.