shutterstock_603547844.jpg

LISA SHORT

Fantasy, Science Fiction, Horror Writer

Welcome to my official author website! Take a look through the site to find all my speculative fiction work, past and present. To see what I'm up to lately, check out my blog below, or click on my Twitter or Facebook links in the upper righthand corner.

 
lisaface.jpg

BIO

Lisa is a Texas-born, Kansas-bred writer of fantasy, science fiction and horror. She has an honorable discharge from the United States Army, a degree in chemical engineering, and twenty years’ experience as a professional engineer. Lisa currently lives in Maryland with her husband, two youngest children, father-in-law and cats. She is a member of the Horror Writers Association and a Futurescapes 2021 alumnus.

 

WRITING

Complete Collection

metaphorosis oct 21.JPG

METAPHOROSIS

Available Now!

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine. Includes my short story "Genesis."

Capture_edited_edited.jpg

LUNA STATION QUARTERLY

Available Now!

Stellar short fiction by women-identified writers since 2009.  Issue 047 includes my short story "Revenant."

image.png

STRANGE ORBITS

Available Now!

From the deepest reaches of the most remote galaxies in space to the darkness just beyond our own atmosphere comes ten tales from some of the most exciting authors of the craft. Includes my short story "Gloriana."

Through Other Eyes_edited.jpg

THROUGH OTHER EYES

Available Now!

In Through Other Eyes, the first All Worlds Wayfarer anthology, immerse yourself in 30 unique stories featuring non-human protagonists. Includes my short story "The Fire Demon's Daughter."

Campfire Macabre.JPG

CAMPFIRE MACABRE

Available Now!

50+ original flash horror tales organized by five themes: Spook Houses, Slashers, Witchcraft, Within the Woods, and Cemetery Chillers. Includes my short story "The Annex."

Billys-Grave-cropped-1140x583.jpg

CLOSE TO THE BONE

Available Now!

Publishing the best Pulp, Noir, Crime, Dirty Realism & Horror. Includes my short story "Billy's Grave."

Mother Ghost.JPG

MOTHER GHOST'S GRIMM

Available Now!

Cemeteries, spiders, gremlins, and ghosts - everything you fear the most. Includes my short story "Roses and Vipers."

cc&d.JPG

CC&D

Available Now!

The UN-religious, NON-family oriented literary and art magazine. The April 2020 v296 issue includes my short story "Plan C."

Sirens Call.JPG

THE SIRENS CALL

Available Now!

The 45th issue of The Sirens Call eZine features eighty pieces of dark fiction and horror prose. Includes my short story "Oblivion."

Metaphorosis_2019-10_edited.jpg

METAPHOROSIS

Available Now!

Beautifully written speculative fiction from Metaphorosis magazine. Includes my short story "The Season of Withering."