8 Great Superhero Anthologies

I love a good anthology. Getting a dozen stories in one collection, discovering new authors, diving into new worlds—what’s not to like? Fans of superhero fiction are particularly lucky, because there are a lot of good superhero anthologies out there. In honor of the release of Heroes and Villains, the new boxed set that containsContinue reading “8 Great Superhero Anthologies”

Last Week in Superhero Fiction (4/26/18)

If you have a Spotify account, check out this superhero-themed playlist made by Damien Benoit-Ledoux for his novel Guardians. Listen to it while reading—or if you ever find yourself actually saving the world and need a soundtrack. 😉 I’ve been seeing a lot of great buzz for Lee Blauersouth’s debut YA novel, Secondhand Origin Stories.Continue reading “Last Week in Superhero Fiction (4/26/18)”

Spectacular Steampunk Short Stories

Interested in traveling back in time and across dimensions? Good, because I’ve got a collection of steampunk short fiction to transport you to other worlds. The steam and clockwork-powered robots in these stories range from evil to enchanting, from sentient beings to human-piloted machines of mass destruction. The one thing they all have in commonContinue reading “Spectacular Steampunk Short Stories”

Free Short Story: The Braden Banshee

You know the feeling of finishing a good book? You loved it but end up depressed that it’s over, longing to spend more time with the characters. If I did my job right, that’s the feeling you got at the end of The Ghost Machine. And do I have good news for you. The BradenContinue reading “Free Short Story: The Braden Banshee”

Announcing the Secret Stairs Anthology

You mustn’t talk about the stairs. There they stand, surrounded by nothing but forest, pristine as the day they were built. No sign remains of any other structure around them, no ruins of long forgotten buildings. They look… wrong. They feel wrong. Bad things happen if you get too close. Horrible things. You must never,Continue reading “Announcing the Secret Stairs Anthology”

Even More Sensational Superhero Short Stories

It’s that time again: time for another edition of the best superhero short fiction from around the web. Here are four free short stories to kick off your week with (and if you like these, catch up on my first and second lists). La Gorda and the City of Silver Written by Sabrina Vourvoulias andContinue reading “Even More Sensational Superhero Short Stories”

More Sensational Superhero Short Stories

Fight Crime! (A Love Story) is taking a break between episodes this week, but that doesn’t matter, because you’re reading Almost Invincible, right? 😉 For you voracious readers who finished the novel already and need more superhero stories to consume, here’s a selection of free superhero short fiction from around the web. You should allContinue reading “More Sensational Superhero Short Stories”

Last Week in Superhero Fiction (9/7/17)

Author Jenn Gott wrote a list of recommended superhero novels that inspired her while she was writing The Private Life of Jane Maxwell. The titles are definitely worth checking out—as is her debut superhero novel. The Halloween-themed anthology Witch or Treat has a short story by Joynell Schultz, The Supernatural Life of a Superhero Wife, whichContinue reading “Last Week in Superhero Fiction (9/7/17)”

Sensational Superhero Short Stories

Hey, guys! Fight Crime (A Love Story) is taking a break between episodes this week, but I don’t want to leave you without reading material. Here are four excellent superhero short stories to brighten your Monday. Falling by Susan Jane Bigelow This short story is set in Bigelow’s Extrahuman Union universe, but you don’t needContinue reading “Sensational Superhero Short Stories”

Love and Supervillains

I’m very happy to announce that my short story, “How Lady Nightmare Stole Captain Alpha’s Girlfriend” is the featured story in Issue 29 of Luna Station Quarterly. It was just released today, and you can read the full thing right here. Lady Nightmare made a short cameo in Villainous, so if you’ve ever been curiousContinue reading “Love and Supervillains”