Delightfully Twisted Tales: The Worst of Both Worlds

Posted by Nicky Drayden on Mar 29, 2014 in Writer's Life

I’ve got a new ebook out. Some stories are dark, some are light-hearted, but they’re definitely all TWISTED! And delightfully so!

Maintenance workers tend to a living ship with mental issues, a tentacled alien competes in her first triathlon on Earth, a man goes to the ends of the Earth and beyond for the perfect anniversary present, and a horny translator hopes to put the “contact” in an impending first contact.

Check it out at:

And thanks to Lewis Minor for the great Avant Garde Artwork I based the cover on:




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Deck the Halls with Bowels of Folly

Posted by Nicky Drayden on Nov 25, 2013 in Writer's Life

My story “Wrath of the Porcelain Gods” will be featured in Interzone’s 2013 Advent Calendar on December 9th…because apparently nothing brings out the holiday spirit like a deity crawling up your bowels. Still time to get your entries in!



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Posted by Nicky Drayden on Nov 16, 2013 in Writer's Life

My (very long) short story “Breva” is up at Daily Science Fiction.
(100 words shy of being a novelette…shoulda planned that out a little better!)

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