Short Fiction

New Short Fiction: “The Third Time’s the Charm” by Steven D. Brewer

The Third Time's the Charm

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "The Third Time’s the Charm" by Steven D. Brewer. When an airship is hijacked by pirates, a young man with a secret loses his mentor … and his future. After twice thwarting the pirates' plans, he must finally come to terms with the pirate captain and decide whether to ally himself with him … or to confront a hostile future alone. Available now in digital editions from most online booksellers, "The Third Time’s the Charm" is the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection.

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New Short Fiction: “Death” (from The Storyteller’s Tarot) by L. A. Jacob

Death (front cover)

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of "Death" (from The Storyteller's Tarot) by L. A. Jacob, the author of the "Grimaulkin" and "War Mage" series. When a teacher finds out that he is terminally ill with cancer, he wants to be left alone. But he discovers that you never die alone. Available now in digital editions from most online booksellers, "Death" (from The Storyteller's Tarot) is the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection and the first story from The Storyteller's Tarot.

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Water Dragon Publishing Welcomes Author Steven D. Brewer

Steven D. Brewer

We are excited to announce that we have officially signed an agreement with author Steven D. Brewer to publish his story, "The Third Time's the Charm", as part our Dragon Gems short fiction program. Steven D. Brewer has been a fan of science fiction and fantasy stories for as long as he can remember. He still remembers getting scolded for not reading chapter books in fourth grade because he was avidly consuming The Hobbit late at night, by flashlight under his covers. As an author, Steven identifies diverse obsessions that underlie his writing. His mania for information technology and the...

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New Short Fiction: “The Alchemist Daughter” by Paul S. Moore

The Alchemist Daughter

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "The Alchemist Daughter" by Paul S. Moore, the author of the "Stories in Glass" series. When a concoction of ethers channels a little of their magic properties to one location, inspiration springs to life. When this convergence happens in the village of Densholme, changes take place. A father softens. A hunter is captured by his game and, paradoxically, he works to set free his captor. A king bargains with coin not of his realm. Available now in digital editions from most online booksellers, "The Alchemist Daughter" is the newest release in...

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New Short Fiction: “Parrish Blue” by Vanessa MacLaren-Wray

Parrish Blue

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "Parrish Blue" by Vanessa MacLaren-Wray. Sallie never expected to discover a world she had forgotten how to imagine. Sallie Anaro is proud to be a part of Maxfield’s, delivering exquisite meals to the beautiful people, Earth’s deserving elite. This off-world tourist gawking at the décor isn’t one of them. However, course by course, guided by an artist’s vision, the newcomer and Sallie open their eyes to new horizons. Available now in digital editions from most online booksellers, "Parrish Blue" is the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection.

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New Short Fiction: “Reduction in Force” by Steve Soult

Reduction in Force

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "Reduction in Force" by Steve Soult. A heartless corporate layoff leaves Gil Schaffer emotionally shattered. A revolutionary memory erasure procedure may be his only hope for salvation, but the price could be greater than he bargained for. Available now in digital editions from most online booksellers, "Reduction in Force" is the latest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection.

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New Short Fiction: “Best Served Cold” by Bob Schoonover

Best Served Cold

We are extremely pleased to announce the immediate availability of "Best Served Cold" by Bob Schoonover. A dish of corporate greed served with a side of revenge. Available now in digital editions from most online booksellers, "Best Served Cold" is the first release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection. Savor the story for yourself today!

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