Ron Sparks Author, Poet



Ron Sparks has been writing fiction, specifically sci-fi and fantasy, since he was a young child. He especially loves the short story and flash fiction concept, where he gets to exchange stories with other writers along a common theme.

The  Misfits of Magic

The Misfits of Magic

An urban fantasy comedy series by Ron Sparks. Meet Gale, clueless human psychologist who insists supernatural creatures need his help, despite the obstacles in his path. Along the way he befriends other emotionally broken individuals; a vampire teenager named Cynthia, a befuddled troll named Bob, a ridiculously good looking zombie, and more.

The Earth Avenged

First Contact occurs in the not-so-distant future when an alien race enters the Sol system, intent on claiming the Earth as their own. The Earth Avenged series is a set of disconnected short stories all occurring in the same universe established by the first story.

Once Chance

One Chance

A story I wrote over 25 years ago when I was in my early 20’s. A man out of time story that is not original (but at the time I thought I was pretty original), I still enjoyed re-reading it and decided to post it here for you as well.

ChatGPT prompt: You're a sci-fi write writing a 1000 word story to the following prompt: Humans are seen as both space orcs and space elves by the races of the galaxy and this can cause confusion for aliens when first meeting a human because they are unsure which they will get. Read more

In the beginning, the universe was small, hot, and dense. And lonely. The only life that evolved to intelligence, in a desperate bid to communicate and achieve immortality, made a monumental decision. Read more

Retired Marines, veterans of the Jovian conflict, are faced with a difficult choice when they witness a dying alien denied the care it needs to survive. Read more

They called it the 'Wake.' The day humans lost the ability to sleep, and opened the doors to hell on Earth. Today, one man might hold the key to saving humanity. Read more

After the apocalypse, the world is split between NORMANs (normal humans) and mutants. Garth is a mutant with a terrible and powerful ability. (CH2) Read more

Worked to death mining the asteroid belt for an ever-consuming and ungrateful Earth, a crew member makes a horrifying choice. Read more

Two scientists of different temperament work to discover the cause of strange phenomenon happening in their city - only to learn a creature from myth and legend is responsible. Read more

Young Maria stumbles on an alien in the woods behind her house and learns they can communicate only with binary, yes and no, responses. Read more

After the apocalypse, the world is split between NORMANs (normal humans) and mutants. Garth is a mutant with a terrible and powerful ability. Read more
Ron Sparks Author, Poet

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Ron Sparks

Ron Sparks is a technology professional, science fiction and fantasy author and poet living in Zurich, Switzerland. His latest book "ONI: Satellite Earth Series Book 1" is available on


A man of many passions, I lay claim to a myriad of interests and hobbies. Among them, I am an amateur astronomer, an avid motorcycle rider, a whiskey aficionado, a (poor) surfer, a scuba diver, a martial artist, a student of philosophy, a proponent of critical thinking, a technologist, an entrepreneur, a cancer survivor, and I harbor a lifelong love of science fiction and fantasy. Feel free to strike up a conversation on the social networks below.

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