Stephen Dedman

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Author of THE ART OF ARROW CUTTING, SHADOWS BITE, SHADOWRUN: A FISTFUL OF DATA and MAY THE ARMED FORCES BE WITH YOU: THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN SCIENCE FICTION AND THE UNITED STATES MILITARY. Nominated for the Bram Stoker Award, the British Science Fiction Association Award, the Seiun Award, the Sidewise Award, and the Spectrum Award.

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Tour de Force

Feb 14, 2019 · 4,954 words (19 minutes) · 1 like · 52 views

Humor Science Fiction

As promised, the sequel to 'As Wise as Serpents'.

As Wise as Serpents

Jan 21, 2019 · 3,367 words (13 minutes) · 59 views

Humor Science Fiction

Why did a previously friendly alien ambassador to Washington DC suddenly kill two men?

white concrete building at nighttime
Upon the Midnight Clear

Dec 20, 2018 · 3,901 words (15 minutes) · 67 views


Merry Christmas!

gray castle on shore
Christmas at the Chushingura Cafe

Dec 1, 2018 · 941 words (4 minutes) · 2 likes · 88 views

Humor Satire Strange

Inspired by a workmate who kept singing the same verse of the same Christmas carol...

Oh Have You Seen the Devil?

Nov 9, 2018 · 3,784 words (14 minutes) · 2 likes · 112 views

Horror Mystery Historical

On November 9th 1888, the serial killer known as Jack the Ripper murdered Mary Jane Kelly. She was his last victim - but was she the fifth, or only the fourth?

Broken Images

Oct 31, 2018 · 4,437 words (17 minutes) · 106 views


A teacher asks a New Orleans voodoo mambo to avenge her daughter.

people on the streets during daytime

Oct 12, 2018 · 6,763 words (25 minutes) · 1 like · 63 views

Science Fiction Love