I'm a web developer with a master's in linguistics who writes weird stories.

My biggest literary influence is Philip K. Dick, though my writing style tends more toward Neil Gaiman. I indulge in a bit of genre hopping, but my specialty is a subversive brand of surreal science fantasy known as "dreampunk".

"I want to stand as close to the edge as I can without going over. Out on the edge you see all kinds of things you can't see from the center." ―Kurt Vonnegut Jr.

"What sane person could live in this world and not be crazy?" ―Ursula K. Le Guin

"The answer is dreams. Dreaming on and on. Entering the world of dreams and never coming out. Living in dreams for the rest of time." ―Haruki Murakami
  • Frisco, Texas
  • JoinedMarch 19, 2015



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CliffJonesJr CliffJonesJr Oct 29, 2019 03:45AM
I had to jump into this "Looking for Alaska" contest everybody's doing. It's an extremely short word count, so please give it a two-minute read (and a vote of course).This is a true story about when...
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Stories by Cliff Jones Jr.
Dreampunk? by CliffJonesJr
Dreampunk?
Dreampunk is a niche sci-fi/fantasy genre that asks the question "Is this real?" and then follows u...
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Adelaide in Ozghard, Book 1: Down the Rabbit Hole 🐇 by CliffJonesJr
Adelaide in Ozghard, Book 1: Down...
Somewhere... down the rabbit hole, over the rainbow, and straight on till morning... there is a world beyond...
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Adelaide in Ozghard, Book 2: Over the Rainbow 🐇 by CliffJonesJr
Adelaide in Ozghard, Book 2: Over...
Adelaide has left "the Lasting Lands" and crossed back over the lightbridge to Earth, but it's not...
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