Bud Sparhawk


Bud Sparhawk is a short story writer who has sold numerous science fiction stories to ANALOG, Asimov’s, several “Best of” anthologies, and other print, audio, and on-line media both in the United States and overseas. He has also written articles appearing in various books and magazines.

He has two print collections (Sam Boone: Front to Back and Dancing with Dragons,) a mass market paperback (VIXEN,) and one eNovel (Distant Seas.) He has been a three-time Nebula novella finalist. Some of his works/collections are available at Fictionwise and as eBooks and in Kindle editions.

Bud is a member of SIGMA, and at long last, a full-time writer. A complete biography, lists of stories, copies of articles, and other amusing material can be found at his web site.

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The Boy's Bookof Science
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 12,870. Language: English. Published: August 26, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » Urban
This fantasy tale revolves around the strange adventures of an eleven ("almost twelve") year old boy when his grandmother picks out a special book for his birthday.
Dreams of Earth
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 106,620. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2012. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Hard sci-fi
Case awakens on an alien starship with no memory of his origin. He is told that he is the sole survivor of a ship that his alien benefactors assume came from a lost human colony called “Earth.” In the company of his alien caretaker/companion he travels to various systems in search of his origins. As Case recovers from his injuries, he struggles to make sense of the flashes of unconnected memori
The Complete Sam Boone
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 86,740. Language: English. Published: May 17, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » Short stories
Sam Boone is an interstellar problem solver who manages to dance on the edge of disaster as he deals with some nearly incomprehensible alien races. The story covers the period from his first meeting with aliens to the last story to appear (The Late Sam Boone) This is the complete collection of humorous Sam Boone stories from Analog magazine (1993-2009).
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 116,480. Language: English. Published: May 10, 2011. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General
The fascinating arrival of three magicians starts Jacob on a long path toward becoming a magician. When disaster strikes he escapes to accompany the three strangers on an arduous journey across an alien world to Trollinghom, the magicians' city. As Jacob discovers the truth of his world he must finally face the truth of his origins and his role in the future of his world as a magician.

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