Category Archives: Short stories

Supporting the Arts

Y’all want to do something nice for a writer? Buy a book.  Read the book.  Post a review.  (Good review, bad review, makes no difference.  Honest review.  Whatever you liked or didn’t like– be specific.  Use examples.) Other things to … Continue reading

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“The Professor is Expecting You….”

Free, today and tomorrow, “The Clockwork Trollop.”  Our Steampunk Fantasy Horror Science Fiction Porn story that originally appeared in Beneath Ceaseless Skies.   Get it on your e-reader today! “The professor is expecting you, sir,” she said. “Archy, my friend!” came … Continue reading

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Vampires and Shapeshifters

Available wherever fine e-books are sold: Vampires & Shapeshifters by Debra Doyle and James D. Macdonald. Contains: Bad Blood (short story) Nobody Has to Know Up the Airy Mountain Ecdysis Philologos; or, A Murder in Bistrita “Bad Blood” is the … Continue reading

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For Reasons That Seem Good to Me

I recommend this story to all.

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The Coldest Equations Yet

The Coldest Equations Yet by James D. Macdonald Stardate 31-20.6. Half-way through the first dog watch on the cruiser Stardust, bound for Mimir, the light on the communications panel that showed an open sub-space carrier wave blossomed. Communications Tech First … Continue reading

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As Long as We’re Doing Shameless Self-Promotion:

Altered States of the Union (Glenn Hauman, ed.) is available from all the usual places. Buy it, read it, love it (or don’t).  But whatever you do, review it.

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Altered States Once More

The anthology Altered States of the Union has been released.   Read our short story, “Gertrude of Wyoming” in its pages. Buy one!  Better still, buy a dozen.  They make excellent gifts! If you don’t want to go the paper route, … Continue reading

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Where We’ll Be Sunday

This Sunday, the 26th, Doyle and I will be reading at the HyperText Bookstore in Lowell, MA.  2:00 pm is the time. Our reading will very likely be the World Premiere of “Gertrude of Wyoming,” a short story that will … Continue reading

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News from Altered States

From Altered States of the Union: The response to the concept behind Altered States has inspired a lot of authors to join in the fun, so we’re proud to announce we’re expanding the book by almost 60%, adding new stories … Continue reading

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Once Again, and Just As Shameless

ALTERED STATES OF THE UNION To the tune of “Old Dan Tucker” Altered States is come to town In all the bookstores ’twill be found Hardcover and paperback On a shelf or spinner rack. So come along, alt-hist fanners Now’s … Continue reading

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