Published Stories by David M. Hoenig (Member of the HWA):
(Also, see David’s Amazon Author webpage here !)
Queen To His King… A story of a woman, crippled by empathy, and her philosophical opposite, the infamous King in Yellow– told through verse and art, both by DMH! ““A multitude of eyes watch a girl enter the world, without shred of warmth…” Available now on AMAZON in paper and e-book formats.
**** Check out this amazing review for QTHK here!
SCI FI/SPECULATIVE FICTION
Frail Vessel … Nebula Rift Magazine-
“Of Kings, Queens, And Knaves”… The King In Yellow Anthology (Nonbinary Review/Zoetic Press)- free, available through Litho Reader App on iphone/ipad platforms- https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152823445016836&set=gm.473101452845821&type=1 (Free) **UPDATE: Also, now available for free here !
“Asteroid Christmas”… Warlords of the Asteroid Belt anthology (Rogue Planet/Horrified Press)- Warlords Of The Asteroid Belt Anthology
“Mother Lode”… dark sci fi, in Dark Horizons, published by Charles P. Zaglanis- here, on amazon!
“Little Bit Of Mercy”… weird west photo-flash fiction: here on The Were-Traveler
“Like A Curse”… here at Grimdark Magazine #13
Key To Heaven… TAANSTAFL Press- here at “Enter the Aftermath”, part of the Enter The Apocalypse trilogy
Unknown Possibilities… Old Sins Press- here at Beyond Steampunk
With a Smile… espec book June 2018 fiction winner, here at With a Smile
Orbital Burn… Castrum Press- Future Days Anthology–buy it here on Amazon—- Future Days
Blood and Reason… a story of steampunk, magic, samurai, and whale wars in an alternate 1890’s South Pacific! Find it in “Beyond The Shadows” anthology!
Fatal, Pure and Simple…. Kid Zip is the gender_neutral wheeler-dealer for a street mercenary group, The Job Ones. When a well-planned op goes horribly sideways, Zip is nearly killed and hir crew decimated. When zhe awakens, discovering who had it in for the Job Ones may be tough, because of Zip’s own shadowy past.
Songs Sweeter Still… sci fi horror–> in Alien Days, a Castrum Press anthology: Humans created indigenous humanoids to exploit the resources of Saturn’s moon, Titan, but they should have considered what might happen when one of their creations would ask: “Why are you taking our rocks?”
Crowdsourced… in Stories from the Center of the World anthology: A new imperative forces an imperiled nation to exploit an untapped resource–the combined strategic and tactical problem solving abilities on online gamers!
“The Boy Who Was A Snow Owl”, “Rough Adolescence”, “Salted Earth” … Growing Pains Anthology (Horrified Press/Sinister Saints)- ‘Growing Pains’ Anthology
Ride Into Legend … Winner, Pony Express Weird Wild West Fiction Contest (Espec Books)- (Free)
Madness Is In The Eye Of The Beholder … 3rd Place Winner, Freaky Flash Fiction Contest (Morning Rain Publishing) (Free)— now also to Horrified Press
‘X2’ Anthology … “Cateye Gleaming In The Dark” in ‘X2’ Anthology of weird stories- now also to Cast of Wonders!
My Boy … Dark Chapters Press (August Fiction Contest Winner 8/2015) (Free)
Flashes of Darkness Halloween Special 2015 … Dark Chapters Press anthology – my story in that collection is “Number One Arms Dealer”
Approximations That Gradually Approach The Truth … Steampunk meets cosmic horror in Boston- published in The Horror Zine, Spring 2016
Fugitives … “Back To The Sea”, “The Boy Who Cried”, “The Munchkin G-OZ-ette”
Over There … Via Dark Chapters Press (free)
Nine Tenths… in Tales from the Witch’s Cauldron
Pruning The Garden… Deadman’s Tome (free!)
North by Due North… Deadman’s Tome (free!)
More Tales From The Blue Gonk Cafe… Horrified Press/Thirteen O’Clock Press: multiple flash fiction pieces as told by storytellers at the Blue Gonk Cafe. Mine: Rude Awakenings, Cornucopia, More the Idea than the Reality, Precipice, and The Day After the Emperor’s New Clothes 🙂
In A Flash… Sinister Saints/Horrified press: 4 flash fiction pieces: “Touchy Feely Freshman Bullshit”, “Goth Girl Overdrive”, “Spelling Bee”, and “Grown Up Young”
Aces and Kings… Atlantean Press “A Terrible Thing” Anthology
Nameless and Named… Weirdbook Magazine # 40- a fusion of Lovecraft horror and 1001 Arabian Nights, and an amazing origin story!
The Poem As Computer Program …. Rhizomatic Ideas, Nonbinary Review/Zoetic Press (Free)
“1001 Arabian Nights and the Woman-as-Intellect”… The Arabian Nights Anthology, (Nonbinary Review/Zoetic Press)- free, available through Lithomobilus App on iphone/ipad platforms- https://www.facebook.com/photo.php?fbid=10152823445016836&set=gm.473101452845821&type=1 — now here!
Empathy Or Sociopathy …. Rhizomatic Ideas, Nonbinary Review/Zoetic Press (Free)
“The Nurse”… Tells the story of the nurse in Wilkie Collins’ famous, seminal detective novel about women’s rights in Victorian England, “Woman in White”. An incidental character of WiW, this tale explores her background and the risks of her life and identity as a transgender person and how her life intersects with those of the main characters of the novel. Nonbinary Review/Zoetic Press (Lithomobilus/Litho Reader- Free ipad/iphone app and free content)— now here!
No Answer In The Dark… to Centum Publishing “100 voices”
No Atheist… to “Burger Van”, published by Michael Bray (Free for download, though donations to the International Animal Rescue organization is suggested)
Always Look On The Bright Side… Flash Fiction Magazine
The Body Horror Book…. Medical Horror… Oscillate Wildly Press-
On Account Of The Living… NonBinary review #14- Hans Christian Anderson
A Gaunt Silence Within Snowy Woods… Ariel Chart- from POV of a monster in the woods one particular snowy evening that Robert Frost has a man stopping by…
Do Not Be Discouraged… Odd Tales of Wonder Magazine, #6
The Horror Zone Summer 2016 – 3 poems; 1 sestina, 2 rondeau (available via Amazon in print or epub)
“The State of the Art of War Against Entropy” – accepted, to the ‘Art of War’ anthology of Nonbinary Review/Zoetic Press (Lithomobilus/Litho Reader- Free ipad/iphone app and free content): Art of War principle applied to the fight against cancer (Free on Litho Reader), or here
“He Paints for Dilettantes and One Connoisseur” – accepted to the ‘Study in Scarlet’ anthology of Nonbinary Review/Zoetic Press- here
3 poems: “Ba-Doom, Ba-doom”, “The Traveler and the Nameless Mists”, and “The 6-6-6 Sestina”, in Mightier than the Sword anthology, Horrified Press
“The Loneliest Number”- in Alone anthology, Horrified Press
“Jack Out Of The Box”, “Jack And Jill, Redux”- in Monsters Among Us – Oscillate Press Anthology
“>Author Interview with David on Deadman’s Tome August, 2016
Cateye Gleaming in the Dark… Cast of Wonders Podcast- free to listen!
ACCEPTED (BUT NOT YET PUBLISHED):
Bridge Out… to Clash of the Titles anthology
Power of a Quaint Notion… to Dark Chapters Press “A to Z” anthology
Thy Self, Thy Enemy… to Dark Chapters Press “Edge of Darkness” anthology
Technotheosis… to Dark Chapters Press “Kids 2” anthology
Evolution… Lycan Valley Press- Death’s Garden Reaper 2
Khloros… 18th Wall Production- “Sockhops and Seances”