The Capacity to Serve and Other Stories

My first short story collection is now out on Amazon for Kindle. This collection also contains the Inform 7 source code for my 2023 chicken sexing game, as well as the short story which became the sprint 2 deliverable for the chicken sexing project. If you enjoyed my games, why not check out my static fiction as well?


Congrats for getting those stories out there!

IIRC you entered the chicken sexing game in IntroComp back in 2015 or so, so that’s another IntroComp game completed. (Though it may have expanded much beyond what you originally saw.)

These sorts of posts are inspirational to me because I’ve wanted to do more than write text adventures, and seeing someone have success publishing in both spheres (text adventures/classic literature) reminds me that it is possible.


Thank you, but I am not sure writing a short story about a game counts as finishing it :). The actual game is unchanged from the Introcomp version. Was there even a prize for Honorable Mention in 2013?

The collection itself is self-published, so it remains to be seen how successful it will be, although the individual stories have been published in various fiction markets.

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If anyone wants a free review copy, please let me know :slight_smile: .

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Now available as a paperback!


New story!