Category Archives: short stories

Alien Beer Podcast – Spectral Delivery

“Spectral Delivery” started life in early 2013 as a sample story to serve as introduction to my Road Ghosts Trilogy. Its chronological place in the series is somewhere between the second book, Sinking Down, and the third one, Me and the Devil, but it’s … 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: Bonus 4 – Speakeasy

For this bonus episode, I have a special guest reading. My wife Amy Garrison wrote a fun bit of microfiction that I thought might make a topical bonus for the podcast. I envy her reading voice. https://www.podbean.com/eu/pb-djnh9-d9b165

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Alien Beer Podcast: The Spark

This was a story that originated in late 2014 as a self-challenge: to write a short story set in one of the universes featured in my novel Reality Check. It kicked off the beginnings of a sequel to that book, which … Continue reading

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Alien Beer Podcast – Personal Space

When I wrote this story in 2014, I couldn’t have pictured our current pandemic lockdown. I decided to post this episode earlier than it appears in my Alien Beer and Other Stories anthology because of its timely topic — social isolation. In … 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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My New Podcast – Alien Beer!

 

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