Jan 9, 2019 · 2,097 words (8 minutes)
The flimsier ones look almost like abandoned plastic bags or discarded call-girl calling cards whirling precariously in a too-slight breeze. These are the personifications of “what happens in Vegas stays in Vegas” - false faces slipped on for a weekend and left behind, left to pile up in the corners of the Strip like any other trash. The flimsies always try to cling to anyone solid. They never realize that she’s a discard, too.
Jan 7, 2019 · 3,863 words (15 minutes)
The International League of Girls With Guns, the world's mightiest female superheroes, finds their powers and their personal relationships put to the ultimate test when they are imprisoned beneath the Earth by a fragile coalition of their enemies.
Jan 7, 2019 · 5,570 words (21 minutes) · 2 likes
Myra, living alone in a block of flats, is intrigued and tormented by a gang of mysterious children who bear the names and play the games of children 100 years earlier. Then the boy who leads the gang asks her to join them....
Jan 5, 2019 · 5,503 words (21 minutes)
I'm a small-town Colorado kid, so when I went to the LA WorldCon in 1996, the Los Angeles traffic startled me. On the second day, while trying to find my way to Anaheim and the convention, I started thinking about The Flying Dutchman and his poor, cursed crew. "Parallel Highways" rose out of that juxtaposition of traffic and legend. JVP