Ryck Neube: Selected Bibliography

OLD-SCHOOL NEUBE: MY FIFTEEN ASIMOV'S STORIES is now available for Kindle at www.amazon.com/dp/B0076BOLCY. I think the title says it all. Many thanks to my friend, Rob Schofield, who handled the Kindle side of the project.

ASIMOV’S SCIENCE FICTION; September, 2011; “Grandma Said.” Once again, I return to folks dealing with an epidemic. Freud would have a field day.

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; October/November, 2010; “Dummy Tricks.” Several years ago, I went experimental on a novel about this character and his arctic home. Screwed it up so profoundly that the first draft now resides in the basement slowly becoming compost.

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; March, 2009; "Intelligence." Reprinted in the Russian magazine ESLI, August, 2009. Who says an artificial intelligence would be sane?

Not From Around Here, Are You?; 2008; "Mullins Lake." My entry in this anthology followed the worst first date ever.

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; July, 2008; "Cascading Violet Hair." Oddly enough, this story also sported a first date, as well as radiation.

APEX; Spring, 2008; "Feverish Solutions." I ruined Thanksgiving stuffing for one of my readers. Sorry.

THRILLING WONDER STORIES; Summer, 2007; "Love Seat." As many couch potatoes as there are, isn’t a matter of time before someone falls in love with an overly affectionate sofa?

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; June, 2007; "Studies in the Field." Reprinted in the Russian magazine ESLI, January, 2010. I suspect more than one anthropologist has gone too far trying to save a primitive society.

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; January, 2007; "Battlefield Games." Once you start playing chess with a cruise missile, you’ll never go back.

THE ICONOCLAST; Summer, 2006; "Crazy, Not Stupid." I once had a street person tell me about the bipedal rats he’d seen on the banks of the Ohio River. How could I resist?

MURDER AND MAYHEM IN THE GODBOX ON A BILLION DOLLARS A DAY; Padwolf Publishing, "Mars on a Billion Dollars a Day." One of my novellas that didn't win Barcelona. It follows the daughter of the protagonist in "Collectors." padwolf.com

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; Volume 30, Numbers 4 and 5, April/May, 2006, "Not Worth a Cent." I've been accused of inventing codger-punk. asimovs.com.

OCEANS OF THE MIND; Volume 1, Issue 17, Fall, 2005, "Mall Warriors." I love the concept of giant malls crawling across the landscape. trantorpublications.com

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; Volume 29, Number 3, March, 2005, "Organs R Us." A sequel to my first story published in ASIMOV'S back in 1996.

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; Volume 28, Number 8, August, 2004, "Following Orders."

WORDS OF WISDOM; Volume 22, Issue 4, December, 2003, "Just Put It On My Tab."

THE WRITING GROUP BOOK; Chicago Review Press, 2003, "Getting Feral Parakeets To Go On Paper" and "Encouraging Our Parakeets To Leave The Nest." First time I made money on non-fiction. It recounted my experiences editing the CWP anthology. www.lisarosenthal.com

OCEANS OF THE MIND; Volume 1, Issue 5, Fall, 2002, "Never Convicted."

NIGHT TO DAWN; Volume 1, Issue 2, Summer, 2002, "Brains Squealing on a Second Date." night2dawn.com

FUTURE SPORTS; Ace Books, 2002, "The Holy Stomper Versus The Alien Barrel of Death." My first reprint.

TALES OF THE UNANTICIPATED; Issue 23, April, 2002, "Faux Ever in Love." totu.home.att.net

NIGHT TO DAWN; Volume 1, Issue 1, March, 2002, "Traditional Deceit." I have a weakness for the undead.

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; Volume 26, Number 3, March, 2002, "Life in the Sardine Lane." Yes, there will be homeless in space eventually.

SPECULON SF; Issue 11, February, 2002, "Tribute from the Dead."

FERAL PARAKEETS AND OTHER STORIES; CWP Press, "Collectors." I also edited this tradeback anthology for the Cincinnati Writers Project. This remains the favorite of all stories I've written.

FUTURE ORBITS; Issue 2, December 2001, "Bug Me, Please." There aren't enough cockroaches in fiction, so I'm doing my share.

BLUE MURDER MAGAZINE; Issue 19, June, 2001, "Cash On Demand." Ever wonder what happens when an audio-visual nerd goes bad?

BLUE MURDER MAGAZINE; Issue 14, August, 2000, "Hoist One for the Past."

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; Volume 24, Number 8, August, 2000, "The Wurst King vs. Aluminum Foil Boy." Pork products and chess are themes in my work.

TALES OF THE UNANTICIPATED; Issue 21, April, 2000, "Rules of the Game."

OVER MY DEAD BODY!; Issue 6, December, 1999, "The Hitter." A good murder is a terrible thing to waste. www.overmydeadbody.com

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; Volume 22, Number 10, October/November, 1998, "Quantum Commode Theory." And you thought toilets couldn't be temporal gates.

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; Volume 22, Number 1, January, 1998, "King Moron."

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; Volume 21, Number 7, July, 1997, "The Holy Stomper Versus the Alien Barrel of Death." I wrote the first draft of this story on a drunken lark. I would have bet my last dollar that wrestling aliens would never sell. Its earlier title was "TV Can Rot Your Braim." Though I found the title hilarious, most folks thought I'd misspelled brain. Sigh.

TALES OF THE UNANTICIPATED; Issue 17, Spring, 1997, "Beggars Can Be Choosers."

ASIMOV'S SCIENCE FICTION; Volume 20, Number 7, July, 1996, "Son of the Road." www.asimovs.com

E-SCAPE; Volume 1, Number 3, February, 1996, "Tetchy." www.interink.com/escape.html

TALES OF THE UNANTICIPATED; Issue 15, Fall, 1995, "Faux."

Premio UPC 1994; Nova Ciencia Ficcion, Barcelona, Spain, 1995; "Quondam, My Love," translated by Domingo Santos. A major work in a language I cannot read.

EXPANSE; Issue 2, Winter, 1994, "Prisoners of War." This was the first short story I ran through my fiction critique group. They savaged it like a pack of rabid wolverines. The punchline was I'd already sold it for more than I'd ever earned for a short.
Debrouiller; Svaro Ltd., Poznan, Poland, 1992; translated by Cezary Ostrowski. The only novel I've published to date. In a language I can't read, no less. Hmmm, is that a motif?

SYD'S JOURNAL; Issues 5 and 6, April and December, 1990, "Babble," columns about life on the streets. www.sydwdn.win.net/documents/capn.html

ONCE UPON A WORLD; Issue 3, Spring, 1990, "Obviate."

GRUE; Issue 10, Fall, 1989, "Superable." This one has a special place in my heart since it is the only piece of cat fiction I've sold.

NOT ONE OF US; Issue 3, Spring, 1988, "Amerce."

ONCE UPON A WORLD; Issue 1, Spring, 1988, "Moue."

Geep: An Anthology, 1987, "Ts'ai Chien."





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