Out of the Deep Have I Howled Unto Thee

Monsters and Mormons

Battling the spirit of a wolf, a man wanders out into the Utah desert only to find a young woman bleeding to death.

Excerpt from Out of the Deep Have I Howled Unto Thee




The Discriminating Monster’s Guide to the Perils of Princess SnatchingOrson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show, 23

Vren is a monster who is in the business of stealing princesses in order to harvest their destinies.  But he gets more than he bargained for when he kidnaps Mercedes, a young girl whose destiny will utterly change his life, and the life of his family.

The End of the World Pool, Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show, 12

A young boy discovers a disturbing presence at the bottom of a scummy pool.


Eviction Notice, Orson Scott Card’s InterGalactic Medicine Show, 1

Rick Manchester lives in misery. In a moment of pain and delusion, Rick killed his young son, Tommy. Now Tommy’s ghost lives in the dumbwaiter in Rick’s home, always near, but unable to be touched and unwilling to hear Rick’s plea for forgiveness. Quincy Umble, a man with strange knowledge of both Rick and his son, promises to put Rick’s misery to rest…but Quincy Umble’s cure is what Rick Manchester fears more than all the pain in the world…

Blackberry Witch, Writers of the Future vol XXI

Nina Borriegos is a witch dealing with divorce, loneliness, and the demands of her dead mother. But when she finds a boy with the power to restore all her hopes and dreams, will she pay the terrible price necessary to make his magic her own?