Tagged with " Brian: Fiction"

Flies Persist in Persisting …

Flies Persist in Persisting …

When Brian sent me the “Persistence of Flies” story, I think what he wanted was a story in comic form* […]

Sep 27, 2013     Comments Off on Flies Persist in Persisting …
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Let There Be Dragons

Let There Be Dragons

They aren’t all dragons, not technically. A lot of them are actually wyverns, recognizable by having two feet, not four. […]

Sep 9, 2013     Comments Off on Let There Be Dragons
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Contraband, 2053

Contraband, 2053

I probably won’t go to jail, but the data will end up on my permanent record. The algorithms see everything. […]

Jul 16, 2013     Comments Off on Contraband, 2053
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Escape From Agua Venenosa

Escape From Agua Venenosa

Followup to the recent five-part “Thursday, Agua Venenosa.”  Because I had more story in me, and Adam  had more art. […]

Feb 25, 2013     Comments Off on Escape From Agua Venenosa
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Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part one

Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part one

Juarez, Mexico, 2034: A flourishing independent narcostate, where evil scientists set up corporations and industrial spies steal their dark secrets.  […]

Feb 7, 2013     Comments Off on Thursday, Agua Venenosa, part one
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She Creates Her Vampire

She Creates Her Vampire

“Why would you even want to make a vampire?” I ask her. “They’re not cuddly, mopey kittens, you know.” Madalina […]

Jan 24, 2013     Comments Off on She Creates Her Vampire
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Scavenger Hunt

Scavenger Hunt

“For a full year of tinkering in the garage, all Lora’s mom had asked was, “Don’t touch the time machine.” […]

Dec 17, 2012     Comments Off on Scavenger Hunt
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Verisimilitude

Verisimilitude

“Julia loved her husband, but she knew he wasn’t a talented writer.  She praised where she could, and enjoyed when […]

Dec 10, 2012     Comments Off on Verisimilitude
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Firstborn

Firstborn

“Hanael plummeted into the darkness, the absence of the Divine Presence. As the notion of feathers burned from the inspiration […]

Nov 29, 2012     Comments Off on Firstborn
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Fogbound (part one)

Fogbound (part one)

A short story in two parts, with illustrations from Adam. Something with just enough weirdness to be suitable for Halloween […]

Oct 25, 2012     Comments Off on Fogbound (part one)
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Andromeda Moon and the Technobroom Debut

Andromeda Moon and the Technobroom Debut

Two games Adam and I hope to play regularly: In one, I write something, then he illustrates.  That’s not this.  […]

Oct 22, 2012     Comments Off on Andromeda Moon and the Technobroom Debut
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Ouija

Ouija

In the fourteenth hour, my arms ached so much I couldn’t stop crying. In the twenty-first, I’m too dehydrated to […]

Oct 29, 2011     Comments Off on Ouija
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Dislocated

Dislocated

My girlfriend recently observed that nearly all my stories take place in bars. Maybe I have a fictional drinking problem. […]

Oct 11, 2011     Comments Off on Dislocated
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Long Walk to the Big City

Long Walk to the Big City

Brian:  Here’s a monologue I did while working out larger ideas. It came out indebted to a Neil Gaiman comic, […]

Aug 25, 2011     2 Comments
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Thresholds

Thresholds

“Thresholds” is a five-part writing exercise in which I took a word and crafted five vignettes, roughly 500 words each. […]

Aug 8, 2011     Comments Off on Thresholds
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