Works in Progress


“Brother Thomas Dances with the Cobra”: An English monk, working on writing a bestiary, visits the menagerie of a medieval Turkish sultan and sees God differently. (submitted to Codex’s Weekend Warrior)

“Extreme Sports Club for Octogenarians”: A bunch of 80+ year-olds go spelunking, wreck-diving, hang-gliding, and storm-chasing in search of one last thrill. (1st revision)

Novel, working title “Archer’s Beastly Kingdom” (#JurassicUnicorn on Twitter)

At a theme park featuring real-life mythological animals, Miranda Upshaw, the experimental geneticist responsible for building the park’s unicorns, gryphons, dragons, etc., discovers that her creations have paranormal abilities—that she didn’t put there. A fringe religious organization and an animal rights group join forces to shut the park down, and Miranda has to conceal the strange abilities of her animals in a bid to save her job … and their lives.

A book about family, ambition, and belief. The search for meaning in the chaos of nature. And animals. Lots and lots of animals.

And More ….

Do you want to read about a party-princess trying to save a children’s party from a collapsing time bomb? Or about an Iron Age hunter on a quest across the steppe to save the soul of her dead lover? Or an underground cat colony and their cat messiah? All of these, and others, are in submissions …