Phil Strobe

Biography

Phil Strobe is a West Michigan author whose other career paths have given him as much pleasure, more money, and less pain than writing. For these reasons, he still pursues them. He occasionally catches them. Phil is available to talk to your small or large group on things like books, land use planning, and bad decisions. Dinosaurs love him. Phil Strobe is a pen name for Shannon McMaster, because pen names are fun! But a lot of work.

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Books

The Wedding of the Princess-King and Other Stories
You set the price! Words: 12,780. Language: English. Published: March 18, 2015. Categories: Fiction » Fantasy » General, Fiction » Science fiction » General
"The Wedding of the Princess-King," is a fairy tale told by people in a fairy tale world. Humanity will "Take the Moon at Full, Now She's Changed," when a crucial moon mission uncovers a sinister secret. In "Earthfall," a tax collector comes face to face with powers he doesn't understand while investigating a celestial incident. Cover by Simon Brom. (12,000 words.)
The World is Bigger than an Ell
Price: Free! Words: 3,900. Language: English. Published: October 25, 2014. Categories: Fiction » Science fiction » General, Fiction » Poetry » Themes & motifs
Darrin develops a condition where he no longer sees things, but the shaped descriptions of things in this short story (approximately 3400 words). He suffers loss, and confusion, copes with love and family, and looks deep. This edition also contains two bonus items, "Because Love Resists Narrative," a villanelle, and "Meet Ashley's Neighbor," a short-short episode in a serial character sketch.

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