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“One-Tenth” in New Moons Under Which to Sleep

| December 23, 2021

“One-Tenth” was one of my early attempts at writing science fiction that had a solid science background behind it. It also involved more math than I enjoy. But the end result turned out pretty good, presenting a statistician with an ethical challenge: how do you choose who lives and who dies when supplies are inadequate […]

Out Now: “One-Tenth”

| June 11, 2019

I’ve got another story out as of the beginning of June. The Eastern Iowa Review picked up my short science-fiction story, “One-Tenth.” I don’t remember what inspired me to write this story, but I do know that it was one that I started to write and then didn’t know how to finish. After letting it […]

May 2019 Recap

| June 4, 2019

By the numbers: Stories out at the beginning of the month: 74 Acceptances received: 4 Rejections received: 48 (+5) Stories withdrawn: 1 Resubmissions: 68 New Submissions: 5 Stories out at the end of the month: 87 May was a HUGE month for submissions and acceptances. I received four acceptances, which is the most I’ve ever […]