Welcome to my corner of Wattpad!

I am a retired chemical engineer who came into Wattpad as a reader, but soon tried my hand at fiction. My previous writing experience consisted of technical and research reports. With no delusions of fame and fortune, I write mainly for the sheer enjoyment of it, and Wattpad provided a good way to share and interact with others. You will find primarily science fiction and fantasy, but I sometimes dabble in other genres. Romance or family subplots are common.

Following is a list of my stories (most recent first, by category). If you would like a sampling of my writing style, try one of the recent short story collections.

***Novels***
- Cyber Witch (sci-fi cyberpunk) - Ongoing
- The Line of the Sol Empress (epic sci-fi)
- Medice Ceres (epic fantasy)
- Dark Fall (sci-fi)

***Novellas***
- Mars Needs Women (sci-fi}
- Curse of Stone (fantasy)
- The Phobos Transit Quilters Guild (sci-fi)
- Cries of a Wounded Soul (fantasy)
- Destiny Unbonded (fantasy/sci-fi)
- The Mouse Who Sang for Paradise (sci-fi)
- Paradise Blight (sci-fi)

***Short Story Singles***
- Cosmic Jabberwocky (sci-fi)
- The Null Keeper (fantasy)
- The Secret of Tanencha Sy Tyrin (sci-fi)
- Benjamin and the Warper (sci-fi)
- The Wakeup Story (sci-fi)
- Under Ice (sci-fi)
- Siren Solus (sci-fi)
- The Song of Sqia'lan Seven (sci-fi)

***Short Story Collections***
- Fantasmical Tales (fantasy)
- Out There, Somewhere (sci-fi and fantasy)
- Road to Anywhere (various genre)
- Aim Shorts (500-word stories for Aim to Engage Contests)
- Tales of High Fantasy (sci-fi and fantasy)

***Non-Fiction***
- Variance Analysis of the 2019 Wattpad "Beat the Judge" Contest Story Rankings
  • JoinedApril 28, 2018


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wdhenning wdhenning 8 hours ago
Chapter 5 is up for my ONC story, "Mars Needs Women".https://www.wattpad.com/story/362783029-mars-needs-women
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