Sunday, July 11, 2010

Links to My Writing

I used to provide links to my published writings (fiction, non-fiction) HERE. But then I just noticed that I have forgotten my password for updating that website and there have been a lot of changes - some dead links, some new publications.

I am going to use this post to update the links, so here goes:


Magic of the Rings is Temperamental - in "New Myths".
Gaia and the Art of Fighting Marine Oil Pollution - in "Ships and Soil".
Lateral Thinking for Writers - published in "T-Zero: The Writer's Ezine" in 2005, reprinted, 2006, in "Visions".
Non-verbal Communication: Fact or Fiction - in "Visions" (Australia), reprinted at "SF Canada".
Two Solitudes: An Interview With James Alan Gardner - in "Absolute Write".
Philosophy of Monotheism - published in "Ambitions".
Super Food of the Future - published in "My Doctor" (India), reproduced at "".
Is There Such a Thing as Destiny? - published in "Jackhammer", reproduced at "" under the pseudonym of Ahmed Mir.
Islamic Science Fiction - in "Islam Online", Sept. 2009.

FICTION (in more or less chronological order of publication)

The Presonic Man - published in "Anotherealm", reprinted in "Antipodean", "GateWay S-F", "Ragged Edge Publishing", translated in Finnish and published in "Spin", translated in Lithuanian and published in "Dorados Raganos".
Day of Dust - appeared in "Anotherealm", "Science Today" (India), and in 2003, it was picked up to be included in FCAT Grade 8 Test Preparation Book, Science Content.
A Piece of String - First published in "Murderous Intent", 1998, reprinted at "Cyber Oasis", Feb. 2001.
Dr. Watson's Secret Diary
- "Cyber Oasis", July 2000.
Death Wish - "Anotherealm", 2001.
The Maker Myth - published in "Anotherealm", reprinted in "GateWay S-F", "Kenoma" and "SF Canada"; story received some great comments on the "Analog" message board and recently, here on livejournal.
Until The Shadow... - "Anotherealm", 2001.
See-Saw - "Anotheream", 2003.
MAZASH - "Anotherealm", 2003.
Thus Spake Bleerbo - in "EOTU", 2004.
My Girl Cindy - in "Leafing Through" (UK), 2004, reprinted in "Sword Review", 2005.
Seventeen: A Belated Response to Maureen Daly's "Sixteen" - in "Sword Review", 2005.
The Meaning of Life and Other Clich├ęs - published in "Anotherealm", 2005; Winner of the Higney Award; Shortlisted for the Parallax Award.
The Book of Pain - in "Titty Biscuits" (UK).
Infringement - in "Mind Flights".
The Pulsar and The Planet - "Anotherealm", 2007.
Synchronicity - "Vulgata", Nov. 2007.
Fault - in "Blazing Adventures" May 2008.
Angels - in "Anotherealm", July 2008.
Masks - in "Damazine", August 2008.
How to Write a Fantasy Short-Short - in "Diet Soap", May 2009.
Elevator Episodes in Seven Genres - First published in "Interzone", podcasted at "Starship Sofa", and first online publication at "Redstone Science Fiction".

Friday, November 14, 2008

Sparks at Amazon

My book, Sparks, is now available for purchase at Amazon. Please check it out - and if you do buy it, email me your feedback at and I will post it on my blog.

Monday, September 22, 2008


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Tuesday, May 13, 2008

SF Waxes Philosophical

The anthology, SF Waxes Philosophical, edited by me is now available from ZC Books. If you want to order a copy, contact ZC Books. It is a limited edition and will go soon.

Wednesday, January 9, 2008

Blogging the Qur'an

Just found out that "Guardian" is blogging the Qur'an on a regular basis. Should be an interesting blog to follow.

The introduction is HERE and the actual blog link is HERE.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

Monday, December 17, 2007

Knock, Knock!

My story, "Knock, Knock!", published earlier in the Australian print magazine, Skive, has been reprinted in their sister mag, "Skiveflash", which is a webzine as well as a downloadable magazine for mobile phones and pdas. Here is the link to the story: Knock, Knock!.