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Stories for Kids

"Swebba's Swarm." Rockets & Robots. Word Balloon Books, 2022. Buy it!

"Jessica Doubt." Spaceports & Spidersilk. June 2020.

"The Beach or the Stars?" Spaceports & Spidersilk. July 2019.

"Kiri's Garland." Smarty Pants Magazine. April 2019. Read it!

"The Power of the Page." Youth Imagination Magazine. June 2018. Read it!

"The Other Monster." Eenie Meenie Miney Mo: Bedtime Stories. Patchwork Raven, 2018.

"The Listening Nose." Bumples. Issue 46, March 2018.

“Safe in the Dome.” Young Explorer's Adventure Guide 2018. Dreaming Robot Press, 2018.

"Dread Colmina." FrostFire Worlds. November, 2017.

"Nica and the Whales." Spaceports & Spidersilk. April 2017.

"Mighty Pirra." FrostFire Worlds. February 2017.

"Endangered Magic." FrostFire Worlds. August 2016.

"Sleeping in Space." Spaceports & Spidersilk. July 2016.

"Space Dust Smoothies." EpiFiction, 2016.

“Leafheart.” 2016 Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide. Dreaming Robot Press, 2016.

“Another Sunset.” A Thousand Words for War. CBAY Publishing, 2016.

“Spirit King under the Yellow-White Sky.” Refractions, Spring 2016.

"Playing for the Kingdom." FrostFire Worlds, February 2016.

"Water Beneath Dry Grasses." FrostFire Worlds, August, 2015.

“Toori’s Constellation.” Young Adventurers Anthology. Intrigue Publishing, 2015.

"Feeding Poi to the Koi." Jack and Jill. 2015.

“Beetle Painting.” Wee Tales, Vol. 2. Spring, 2015.

“Alien on the Eighteenth Floor.” Red Squirrel Magazine. Spring, 2015.

“It Pays to Ask a Nerd.” Rainbow Riot. March, 2015.

“The Thieving Rain.” Issues in Earth Science. March, 2015. Read it!

“Magic, Music, and Greed.” FrostFire Worlds. February, 2015.

“Andre’s Alice.” Slink Chunk Press. February, 2015.

“Standing up.” Young Explorer’s Adventure Guide 2015, Dreaming Robot Press, 2015.

“Chrysanthemum and Gray Flower.” Rainbow Riot. October, 2014.

“Ivy’s Vine.” Wee Tales, Vol. 1, October, 2014.

“Song from Silence.” FrostFire Worlds. August, 2014.

“Magic Carpet.” Rainbow Rumpus. July, 2014.

“To Be a Tree.” Spaceports & Spidersilk. April, 2014.

“Iguana on the Run.” Rainbow Rumpus. April, 2014.

“Dragon’s Daughter.” FrostFire Worlds. February, 2014.

“Bark of the Covenant.” Co-authored with Araminta Star Matthews. e-story in One Night Stands series. Perpetual Motion Machine Publishing, December, 2013.

“Rain Puddle Man.” Spaceports & Spidersilk. October, 2013.

“Koob and Akilah.” FrostFire Worlds. August, 2013.

"Feeding Poi to the Koi." Jack & Jill. August, 2013, pp. 16-17.

“Radish.” Red Squirrel Magazine. June, 2013.

“A Dragon in the Ice Cream.” Knowonder! March, 2013.

“Letter Lunch.” Knowonder! October, 2012.

“Jessica Doubt.” Knowonder! August, 2012.

“Aquarium.” Drunk Monkeys, April, 2012.

“Vitamin C.” Spaceports & Spidersilk. March, 2012.

“Braids.” Resilience. YA anthology, ed. E. Nguyen, January, 2012.

“Cheering Up a Friend.” Knowonder! December 16, 2011.

“Big Rock in the Big Slime River.” Knowonder! November 18, 2011.

“The Silver Visitors.” Spaceports & Spidersilk. September, 2011.

“Skinny Old Doug.” Underneath the Juniper Tree. July, 2011.

“Birthday in Central Park.” Literature for Kids. June, 2011.

“Slug and Snail.” Stories for Children. Vol. 4, No. 1, April, 2011.

“The Crusty-Hearted Man.” Hogglepot, Vol. 1, No. 1. May, 2011.

“Red Mountain.” Spaceports & Spidersilk. Vol. 4, No. 1. March, 2011.

“Brains Coming Out of My Ears.” Crow Toes Quarterly, Issue 15, Fall, 2010.

“Airsick over Planet Ekka.” Spaceports & Spidersilk, March, 2010.

Available now as an ebook story single!


One minute, Shelly is on her fire escape in Detroit. The next, she's in a strange land with two rival fairy battalions flying toward her. A twist on urban fantasy for ages 8-12.

Available at Amazon, Barnes & Noble, iBooks, etc.

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