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The Goblin Hole

For some reason, I always wanted to set a story in the trenches of WWI. When I finally did, it pretty much had to be horror. Dark fantasy if I’m feeling generous. But trying to come up with something to move the needle on the men experiencing the every day terrors of trench warfare was […]

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The Boy from Buanfar

A short and violent tale set in the world of DUSTER. You get this story for FREE when you sign up for my newsletter. “No one writes bastard-son-of-a-bitch characters as brilliantly as Adam Stemple” Naomi Kritzer, Hugo award-winning author of CATFISHING ON CATNET

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Picture of a half-man, half-cat face with a green eye

Duster (Mika Bare-Hand Book 1)

Book 1 of the Mika Bare-Hand Books DUSTER is my first venture into the world of self-publishing. I’ve quite enjoyed the process, probably largely because I’m such a control freak. I get to design the cover, choose the release date, write the flap copy etc. We’ll see how it goes, but I love this book […]

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Scent of a Demon

Gonzo story in a gonzo anthology. Meet Sister Elizabeth, peaceful old nun, wrongfully arrested for murdering the local priest. Or could she be more than she seems? Given the name of the anthology, is that really a question? E-book and POD.

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Still Life

Cosmic Roots and Eldritch Shores, 2019 I wrote this story a long time ago and was my audition piece for entry into my current writers group, The Wyrdsmiths. I rewrote it many times since then and am thrilled to have it out with a SFWA qualified market like CR&ES. You can read it here. It […]

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The World Ended in Ice

Reckoning 3 Reckoning is a very cool publication that does creative writing on environmental justice. You can read the poem on their website, as well as order the ebook or print edition.   “Stoking both hope and righteous anger, this far-ranging compendium of writings—visionary, minatory, consolatory by turns—faces our environmental future head-on, honestly but without […]

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Cover of The Last Tsar's Dragons by Adam Stemple and Jane Yolen

The Last Tsar’s Dragons

with Jane YolenTachyon 2019 I was initially reticent to turn this short story into a novella. But I am so glad we did. It got deeper and darker and, thanks to the awesome folks at Tachyon, it’s also reaching a lot more people. Buy it from an indie bookstore! “Vivid, gripping and actually riveting as […]

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