Shorter Publications

Shorter Works

Here’s a link to me reading Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow at The Story Hour. This story is in the second Paradise Icon anthology.

Here’s a link to my reading at The Story Hour. I read True Companion and Empress Dark, both of which are available in my short story collection The Devil’s Wingman and Other Stories.

Listen to me talk about my short story “Value” at the Stories for Nerd podcast.



Tales of Grief and Hope

The Table of Contents

The Ground is Full of Teeth
Cat Emperor
Crystal Vision
Mountains of Green
Mark Twain’s Daughter
Yellow Cat and the Man

The Devil’s Wingman and Other Stories

The Table of Contents:
The Devil’s Wingman
Empress Dark
True Companion
My Time
Sister Night, Sister Moon
Turtle of the Earth
One in Four Adults
The Story of the World that Wasn’t
The Love Song of Oliver Toddle


“Experimental Prototype Community of Tomorrow” is now available in the Paradise Icon 2022 Anthology.

“Cenotaph” is now available in the Paradise Icon 2022 Anthology.

“Value,” featuring characters from the Klaereon Scroll books 5, 6, and 7, is now available in the Stories for Nerds Anthology, Volume 1.

“O-Taga-San” is now available in the Paradise Icon 2020 Anthology.

Cath Schaff-Stump in Eating Authors: Follow me and my husband into the delicious world of Bongo’s Cuban Cafe, a gone but not forgotten restaurant at Disney Springs.

One in Four Adults at Drabblecast

Mark Twain’s Daughter reprinted in Abandoned Places Anthology from Shohola Press.

Cookies in Mosaics 2: An Anthology of Independent Women from Daydreams Dandelion Press.

Mountains of Green in The Mammoth Book of Dieselpunk from Running Press.
The Mammoth Book of Dieselpunk


The Autumn Warrior and the Ice Sword at Kindle Vella

Blood is Thicker than Water (most recent entry first–click on blood label for all entries)

Out of Print

The Ground is Full of Teeth from Paper Golem Press

Hulk Hercules, Professional Wrestler from Cats Curious Press

“Mark Twain’s Daughter” in Cucurbital 3 from Paper Golem Press

“The Turtle of the Earth” in Cucurbital 2 from Paper Golem Press

“Witches” in Spirit’s Tincture, November, 2016

“Crystal Vision” in Swill, Issue 5

“Sister Night, Sister Moon” in Needles and Bones from Drollerie Press, 2009.

“The Love Song of Oliver Toddle” in The Absent Willow Review, November 16, 2009.

“The Initiation Rites and Incantations of the Vampire Killers Junior Auxiliary” in Drops of Crimson, October 31, 2008.

“Two Vampires and a Panel Discussion, in Drops of Crimson , April 9, 2009.

“Yellow Cat and the Man” in Indelible Companions from Friends of the Animal Center Foundation , 2008.