Category: story

  • Freedoms and Restrictions

    One of my science fiction stories in progress centers on global loss of internet and cell phone access after atmospheric changes. How would we communicate with one another? What news would we hear? Who would we believe? I hadn’t thought of it as a tool for repression until now, following the revolution in Egypt. I…

  • REACHING AND FALLING

    On the way home, a man trips over the curb as he steps up onto the sidewalk, trenchcoat flapping, and his iPhone goes flying out of his hands. He’s stretching, he’s reaching, he’s falling. A commuter passes by in the opposite direction and tosses a dollar bill at a crippled man who sits curled up on…