"—this is the cutting-edge area, the place where unfettered creativity explodes from within," Murray waves his arms over his head. "It's messy, it's beautiful, it's bursting with life—"

"Creativity is gray, with lots of right angles—"

"—okay fine, but it's a blog for a big PR firm, and all of the entries will undoubtedly be ghost written by their copywriters, so actual creativity isn't exactly—"

"—I wonder if we'll ever build anything good—"

"—instead of mediocre?"

"—instead of evil."

from And Then Everyone Dies (2009) Read More ›


Short Fiction

John S. Cooney mostly writes short fiction now. Like his novels, but shorter. A lot shorter. Read short fiction ›


John S. Cooney has written several novels. The first couple were crap, but the more recent ones are pretty good. Read excepts ›