Short Fiction

Jason W. LaPier is a multi-genre writer, delving into science fiction, speculative fiction, horror, slipstream, literary fiction, and surrealism. Here you can find samples of his short fiction.

Dragonfly: debug.log – January, 2014
This short military/AI science fiction piece aims to pack in a good deal of action, for fun as well as to be a vessel for questions about the limits of perception. Reviewers have also enjoyed a bit of dark humor in it.

This Tilted Planet (excerpt) – January, 2013
This short story of about 3,000 words was in the top 5% out of over a thousand entries and received an honorable mention in Glimmer Train’s Very Short Fiction contest. This is a 750 word excerpt.

Closing Loops – May, 2011
This flash fiction weighs in at just under 700 words and took first prize in the Ooligan Press (Portland State University) Write to Publish Conference 2011.

The Snatcher (excerpt) – October, 2010
This short story of about 3,000 words was a finalist in the Wordstock Ten 2010 short fiction competition.