Tales from the Shift World are short stories set in the Shift World multiverse. I've set up a robust mythos in Shift World but given the pace I can write novels I thought it would be a waste to only release a Shift World story once every year or two. Plus if I only write books, I couldn't write a story set outside the worlds of Shift World I for a decade.
I call these tales semi-canonical because compared to a novel, I can't spend as much time proofing and correcting a short story that I need to write, edit, and post in a weekend. That means that these shorts will be considered canonical unless I accidentally write something that a novel contradicts. If that happens I'll try to fix the short story to be accurate, if not, though, the novel will be canonical over the short.
People Lost in a Maze: Feb 20th 2017: 1000 words. Three strangers wake in the middle of a hedge maze. No one understands how they arrived or how they can escape. Their only clue is a sign that reads 'Ye with sin can not touch these walls.'
There may eventually be short stories again, but I've been working hard on getting the new mixed media format of Shift World Completed.
I will try to post at least 1 short story a week. I will post after completion Monday Morning .
Shift World I
Shift World II
Death of Freedom: Temperance - I November 21st 2016: 2550 words. Hard boiled detective Joe Freedom is set on the murder case of a junky waitress named Temperance. Her body was found by her employer and Joe needs to figure out why someone would kill such a lowly creature.
Death of Freedom: Temperance - III December 5th 2016: 1300 words. Detective Freedom believes he's solved the murder case of Temperance Smith. Can he get a confession? Does he even need one?