Okay, so here’s the thing: I write subversive short stories. Really. They harbor dangerous ideas, thoughts that could wreck your world. Welcome to KlurgSheld. Most of what you’ll find here is fiction, even some of the conventional posts. For example, there are a few items here by the ‘Bank Shot Blogger’. These posts were written … More Welcome

‘Maira Bundis’ series available for Nook

My short story series, such as the one about Alphon Quince, which begins with the story ‘Bait‘, were intended to be read as a whole. I’ve titled that particular series ‘Maira Bundis’, and it is now available for purchase for the Nook reader and app. If you have enjoyed my work, please consider purchasing that, … More ‘Maira Bundis’ series available for Nook

Accreting a Story

I’ve started doodling another story together. This time, the seed at its heart is a musician with a metaphysical bent who has created a wind instrument whose internal structure was informed by sacred geometry. The effect of this design is that while it is being played, part of the musician’s energy field resonates within, and … More Accreting a Story


If you’ve read my recent short story series about Alphon Quince, then you know I have an abiding interest in exploring the effects of the changes underway in our global climate. I’d started writing about such things when I began planning my first novel, ‘The Shoals of Time’, back in the ’80s, and have written about it sporadically since then. But the coals of that interest were fanned into Alphon Quince’s story series by reading Doc Snow’s posts over at HubPages. I’ve had discussions with Doc in the hub comments, and those on his most recent post on climate change turned into an exploration of what other sorts of stories I could craft within that context. … More Metaquandary