AngusPlays with Words


My name is Angus McIntyre. I write mostly speculative fiction – science-fiction, fantasy, horror.

My short fiction has appeared in “Black Candies” and 'Abyss & Apex', in the anthologies “Mission: Tomorrow” (Baen Books), “Swords & Steam” (Flametree Publishing) and “Humanity 2.0” (Arc Manor/Phoenix Pick), and on the Boing Boing website. My novella "The Warrior Within" will be published by in 2017.

I'm a graduate of the 2013 Clarion Writer's Workshop.

When I'm not writing, I punish computers for a living. When I'm not doing that, I'm probably taking photos or traveling.


My short story Blind Perseus’ is now available to read online in the 2017 Q1 edition of 'Abyss & Apex'.

Mission: Tomorrow”, an anthology that includes my short story ‘Windshear’, is available now as a mass-market paperback.

Imagine a Book SF gives a positive review to the anthology “Humanity 2.0”, which includes my short story ‘Justice and Shadow’.

The anthology “Humanity 2.0”, which includes my short story ‘Justice and Shadow’, is now available.


The Warrior Within (forthcoming 2017)

space opera (novella)

Blind Perseus

In “Abyss & Apex Magazine” (2017)

space opera (short story)

Justice and Shadow

In “Humanity 2.0”, Alex Shvartsman (ed.) Arc Manor / Phoenix Pick (2016)

space opera (short story)

War Mage

In “Swords & Steam”, Flametree Publishing (2016)

steampunk / fantasy (short story)


In “Mission: Tomorrow”, Bryan Thomas Schmidt (ed.) Baen Books (2015)

hard SF (short story)

Someone to Watch over Me

In “Black Candies: Surveillance”, Ryan Bradford (ed.) So Say We All (2015)

dystopian SF (short story)