Category Archives: fantasy

Alien Beer Podcast – Ep. 17 – Hunted

“Hunted” came to me in September 2010, and though I’ve never managed to publish it before now, it became the seed for the first of my Tipsy Fairy Tales, Blue Spirit. Having written the Road Ghosts Trilogy, I decided I needed a new … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Fell Down

I wrote “Fell Down” for The Iron Writer Challenge in September 2013. The terms of the challenge were to write a 500 word flash story using these four elements: A murderous unicorn; The Apollo Lunar Roving Vehicle; A fantasy football … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Ep 14 – Sweets and Strangers

First, some announcements! I’ve been teasing for a few weeks about giving you a look at what the alien diva Hope looks like. Well, wait no longer, I have posted my artist friend Kirsten Jacobus’s beautiful rendition of her on … Continue reading

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Mean Spirit is out! The Tipsy Fairy Tales Trilogy is complete at last!

Blue Spirit – Restless Spirit – Mean Spirit Ten years in the making, Skye MacLeod’s story, The Tipsy Fairy Tales, is finally ready for you to read! Indianapolis gamer girl Skye and her (sort of) fairy sister Minnie were separated … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Seelie Goose

I wrote this story in the summer of 2014 as a submission for, and was published in, the Seventh Star Press anthology, A Chimerical World: Tales of the Seelie Court. It is a tie-in to my Tipsy Fairy Tales series, between Blue Spirit and Restless … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Ep. 10 – Nightmare In Frills

For Halloween 2014, I joined a bunch of writer friends in a sort of blog-based celebration of the holiday in an event called the Coffin Hop. I asked for story elements from those friends, and this is what they came … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Ep. 6 – Moonlight Blossom

A rather personal bit of flash fiction. Looking back, it was foreshadowing about my own imminent transition that would blossom later that year. Written for the Iron Writer Challenge in January 2015, I took on the following elements: Botticelli, a … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Moby Me

This week, I present a flash story I wrote in 2013 for the late, great Iron Writer Challenge. This story of mad science is one of my favorites from that competition. https://alienbeer.podbean.com/e/ep-3-moby-me/ About half of the stories in this book … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast: Bonus 2 – Blue Spirit Chapter One

This bonus episode is the first chapter of my Tipsy Fairy Tales novel, Blue Spirit. Stephanie Estes is the narrator, and she does a wonderful job channeling Skye, the main character. The Blue Spirit audiobook may be found on Amazon/Audible. 

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Alien Beer Podcast Bonus 1 – Road Ghosts Audiobook Chapter One

Podcast Bonus: Sample Chapter! This bonus episode is the first chapter of Four ’til Late, the first book in my Road Ghosts series. Except it’s not me reading this time, it’s Sean Duregger, the talented narrator of my Road Ghosts Omnibus audiobook (available … Continue reading

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