Stories

Stories

Over the past decade, Igor has also written numerous short stories, in addition to full-length novels. On this page, you will find details, descriptions and links to his published portfolio, including several anthologies and standalone stories.

Welcome to Pacific City

2018 (sixth) annual SFFWorld.com anthology.

Welcome to Pacific City

The Hunt

Santa Claus gets arrested for burglary. While trying to save the world. On Halloween. Wearing flip-flops. Published in Crimson Streets, December 2018.

The Hunt

Just a Silly Robot

Just a Silly Robot, a sci-fi themed short story, has been published in Allegory ezine, a bi-annual online magazine of science fiction, fantasy and horror, Volume 32/59, Fall/Winter 2017.

Just a Silly Robot

A Tale of Guns and Goats and Velvet Coats

This is a teaser story for the 2016 annual SFFWorld.com anthology – You are Here – Tales of Cartographic Wonders (see just below). It is available for free reading.

Tales of Guns and Goats and Velvet Coats; image license CC BY-SA 4.0.

You Are Here – Tales of Cartographic Wonders

2016 (fifth) annual SFFWorld.com anthology.

You Are Here

ECOTONES: Ecological Stories from the Border Between Fantasy and Science Fiction

2015 (fourth) annual SFFWorld.com anthology.

Ecotones

What About My Humanity?

This short story has been published in Allegory ezine, a tri-annual online magazine of science fiction, fantasy & horror, Volume 28/55, Fall/Winter 2015. It’s free to read and enjoy.

Note: The story has gone offline on June 30, 2016, as the publication has released a new volume. The link below is to a web.archive.org version, and the story is available on Goodreads for free reading.

What About My Humanity?

Wars to End All Wars

2014 (third) annual SFFWorld.com anthology.

Nominated for the 2014 Sidewise Awards for Alternate History!

Wars to End All Wars

The End – Visions of Apocalypse

2012 (first) annual SFFWorld.com anthology.

The End

Other short stories

On Dedoimedo as well as Goodreads, Igor has a whole section of stories and writing snippets, mostly taken from earlier works, which never quite became fully featured books. Best part? Free, so you should definitely browse and read some. Who knows, you might actually like the stuff.

Dedoimedo writing

Goodreads writing