This page's subpages are all works that I've put online for anyone to read for free. It includes sample chapters of my books, fanfiction, entries for writing competitions and anything else I feel needs a home.

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Lacuna: Demons of the Void
Lacuna: Demons of the Void

Lacuna: Demons of the Void is a near-future sci-fi epic begins with the destruction of three major Earth cities (Beijing, Tehran and Sydney) by an unknown alien aggressor and details the subsequent efforts by mankind to investigate and pursue the "demons" who attacked Earth.

It is told primarily from the perspective of one Captain Melissa Liao of the People's Navy, who is given command of one of three great warships, the TFR Beijing

Lacuna is not CC, but stay tuned for the universe bible which will be.

Word count: COMPLETE! 72,000 of 72,000

Blue Eyes

"Blue Eyes" is my entry to the 2011 Blizzard Global Writing Contest. Accordingly, it is available here for you to read for free. I hope you enjoy reading it as much as I enjoyed writing it!

Complete work: Here.
Word count: 4,199

UFOP: Starbase 118 Writing Challenges
Starbase 118 Writing Challenges

UFOP: Starbase 118 regularly hosts writing challenges, typically issued every two months, where writers can contribute stories on a fixed topic (the winner picks the next round's subject).

David Adams,
15 Mar 2012, 04:06