Reviews of “Payload” (Startling Stories, February 2021)
“The story gets under one’s skin… and puts the reader a bit on edge… Very well done, this tale.”–Tara Grimravn, Tangent Online. read the full review.
“…[A] good one.” –Sam Tomaino, SVRevu. read the full review.
Interview with VR show/podcast Simulation Nation: in which host Graham Tallman and I discuss cyberpunk, language learning, Black Mirror, emotional complexity in life and science fiction, turning weird ideas into stories, Rudy Rucker, and a bunch of other stuff,
How to get a hold of me for press purposes
Did you read an M. Stern story, dig it, and want to interview me about my interests, my craft, or just what my deal is in general for your blog or zine? I’m happy to talk. The best way to get a hold of me a this point is to either drop me a comment on the blog or like/follow my author page on Facebook and shoot me a message there.