The Ringers

Around Christmas, many towns and villages are full of wonder and magic, full of smiling people who live to spread seasonal joy. But in the dreary village of Dekwood, the midnight bells are ringing once again… The days are silent Read More…

Ol’ St. Nick

What do you get when you mix an old Earth myth with mobsters and space ships? A locked room mystery with holiday trimmings involving the plucky crew of a scavenger ship. Captain Mark Barnes has but one request: keep his Read More…

99 Tiny Terrors

99 Tiny Terrors includes my short story “Drip,” a horror story about insomnia and counting. From the publisher: There’s nothing better than a short, sharp slice of flash fiction to get the mind working. 99 Tiny Terrors is an anthology that the Read More…

The Letter U

I saw a post today (you can see it below) where someone was talking about how their memories of RBG were stolen and replaced by fear, by those who would destroy our country. I found it a poetic post, but my Read More…

Peace Be with You, Friend

This is a short end-of-the-world story involving unlikely friends that I wrote one day. I liked the idea of thinking about what words mean and how some meanings change while others don’t. You can enjoy an excerpt below.

The Last Cities of Earth

From the world of artist Jeff Sturgeon comes The Last Cities of Earth. 2091—The Year the Earth changed. As Yellowstone erupts, sending humankind into an extinction level event, cities race to the skies in order to survive the coming ice Read More…

It Has Pockets

“Learning to Fly” is a short story by Raven Oak including in an upcoming anthology called It Has Pockets, due out in 2020. Raven’s story deals with magical pockets sewn into a dress for a very special day. More details coming Read More…

The Great Beyond

Contains the story “Weightless” by Raven Oak. In the developing industry of space tourism, a disabled and neurodivergent traveler finds her first space vacation frought with prejudicial attitudes. When a ship malfunction threatens the lives of all on board, will Read More…

Forgotten Magic

In the first two Magic Underground anthologies, our heroes faced the seen, the unseen, and the wayward in order to save us all. These same characters now find themselves in a continuing world of trouble because as we know, life Read More…

Wayward Magic

In Hidden Magic, Book I of the Magic Underground anthologies, our heroes faced the seen and unseen in order to save the day. These same characters now find themselves in a continuing world of trouble because as we know, life Read More…