Stories

All-Inclusive Fully Automated Vacation [Beta]

2017

It’s the first test run for a resort hotel run entirely by artificial intelligence. What could go wrong? A short comic co-created with Gillian Blekkenhorst of Friendship Edition. Debuted at the Toronto Comic Arts Festival 2017.

Available as a digital comic on Gumroad. Available in print at The Beguiling and Page & Panel: The TCAF Shop in Toronto.

You Still Need a Coffin

Broken Pencil Zine Awards, Finalist 2017

A short memoir zine that opens with a phone call from the police about a dead body.

Notes on the Magician’s Collection

Friends of the Merril Short Story Contest, Runner-up 2014/2015

Dr. Malin’s stage shows captivate thousands but I am growing concerned that there is something more bewitching than mere spectacle taking place.

The Trial of the Beekeeper

Imaginarium 4: The Best Canadian Speculative Writing, ChiZine Publications 2016
AE: The Canadian Science Fiction Review 2014

Jim’s bees have been acting very strange, starting from when Jim found the swarm crawling on the dead body of his ex-girlfriend.

The Fairy’s Challenge

Cicada Magazine 2009

At the Scavenger’s Ball, each fairy is assigned an item to beg, borrow, or steal, and the one who has the best adventure wins. But young Better If ends up with a challenge that’s a trifle unorthodox.