Kaolin Fire with GUD Issues 0 through 5

kaolin fire presents :: home

sweet, digital home.


selected diversions


Ice-9
a fast-paced color-matching puzzle game. Flash!
Hard Choices
A "Choose Your Adventure" -- why do we always flub the hard choices?

Detritus
a fast-paced, 3d shoot-em-up strongly based on the old classic Asteroids.

Falling Up
a twisted "Falling Tetronimoes" for Windows/OSX/Linux

Writer's Planner
for planning, tracking, and recording submissions

GUD Magazine
literary + genre fiction, poetry, art, and articles

Hand Brewed, LLC
intelligent + fast web development

a short bio

Kaolin Fire is VP of product development at Blindsight a member of the visual search and mobile innovation team at A9. He's been developing software independently since the days of DOOR games, not counting hours entering machine code from the back of COMPUTE!'s Gazette. He's had fiction and poetry published in Strange Horizons, Crossed Genres, and Murky Depths, among others; has taught computer science at high school and college levels; dabbles in cover art and cover design; and obsesses about the human brain. He knows whereof androids dream.

selected poetry publications

* For those wondering where their bodies have gone..., Jabberworky Issue 17, 2012-12-21
* Even Gods Have Names- Every Day Poets, 2012-11-16
* The Truth of Television Show Cancellations- Every Day Poets, 2012-09-24
* Illuminating the Core Text- Every Day Poets, 2012-05-07
* deconstructing the mind's eye- Every Day Poets, 2012-04-24
* Age Walks Behind- Every Day Poets, 2012-03-06
* Life Decisions, Fantastique Unfettered Issue 4 - 2011-12-15
* we burn our world—- Every Day Poets, 2011-11-29
* and now the tide recedes- Bull Spec - Issue 5 (Spring 2011)
* The Poet's Conceit- Every Day Poets, 2011-04-24
* paint me a poem- Every Day Poets, 2011-03-09
* We played house like men- Every Day Poets, 2011-02-23
* With No-one to Share the Vaccine- Every Day Poets, 2011-01-25
* with the fisher on the lake, Bull Spec - Issue 4 (DEC-JAN-FEB 2010-11)
* Singularity, Scifaikuest - May 2010 print
* a dead world beneath brilliant balloons, Illumen - Issue 12 (April 2010)
* Inspired By Windmills, Bull Spec - 2010-03-15 Issue 1 (Spring 2010)
* Love 'Not War', Every Day Poets - 2009-07-08
* A Guide to the Air-Dependent, Strange Horizons - 2009-01-19
* Not the Last Flight of Icarus, Every Day Poets - 2008-12-13
* Refinery Burnoff, Southern Fried Weirdness - Fall 2008

selected fiction publications

* Sad Pandas, Eschatology - 2012-12-26
* dotcom geek spy thriller, Skive Magazine, June 2012
* Striking Oil, Literary Mix Tapes, Eighty Nine - 2011-10-25
* Credencium, The Edge of Propinquity - a 12-part serial - 2011
* Minimum Wage Fantasy, Every Day Fiction - 2011-10-07
* Hermit Soul, Murky Depths - Issue 18 - 2011-10-01
* Leary's Pineal Body, The Thackery T. Lambshead Cabinet of Curiosities - 2011-07-12
* A One, A Two...., Eschatology - 2011-07-10
* Flowers in Her Eyes, Short Fast & Deadly - 2011-06-05 Issue 78
* Travelers Through Eternity, M-Brane SF - 2011-04-21 Issue 27 - 2011-04-01
* A Lifetime's Inspiration, Short Fast & Deadly - 2011-02-27 Issue 64
* Now! and Then! Part II (Hon. Men.), Murky Depths - Issue 15 - 2011-01-01
* It Comes Down to This, Every Day Fiction - 2010-12-16
* The Aetheric God, Fantastique Unfettered Issue 1 - 2010-12-15
* Til' Death do our Parts, Rigor Amortis - 2010-10-01
* Thirty Since the Reckoning, M-Brane SF - 2010-09-21 Issue 15
* By the Dragon's Tail, Bull Spec (jump to page 7) - 2010-07-13 Issue 2 (Summer 2010)
* When the Earth and Sea Swapped Places, Crossed Genres - 2010-05-01 Issue 18—Eastern
* Why He Built Up Instead of Out, Short Fast & Deadly - 2010-04-18 Issue 19
* Immersion, M-Brane SF - 2010-04-01 Issue 15
* Fading, Everyday Fiction - 2010-04-08
* Updates to the Void, Short Fast & Deadly - 2010-03-07 Issue 13
* The Angels Came to Save Us, Short Fast & Deadly - 2010-03-07 Issue 13
* Re-appropriation of the Conditioned Reflex, Short Fast & Deadly - 2010-01-31 Issue 8
* Brain Cookies, Niteblade - Issue 8, June 2009
* Altered, Everyday Fiction - 2009-01-16
* The Lion and The Mouse, Strange Horizons - 2008-10-13
* Keep to the Fringe, Stories About Writers - 2008-09-08
* Dreaming Lies to Change the Truth, Every Day Fiction - 2008-08-27
* From Your Mother's Sleep, Alien Skin Magazine- June/July 2008
* They Moved, Opium - Spring 2006
* Testing, Escape Velocity - 2008-02 - Volume 1 Issue 2
* Twenty-Two, Tuesday Shorts - 2007-12-18
* They Moved, Tuesday Shorts - 2007-08-28
* Shella Slumbered, Tuesday Shorts - 2007-08-07
* Pockmarked Cement, Strange Horizons - 2006-11-06
* Testing, The First Bewildering Stories Anthology - 2006
* Hypo, Right Hand Pointing, 2006 - Special 2006 Fiction
* Testing, Bewildering Stories - 2005-06-13 - Issue 152




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