Category Archives: Writing

A Wee Bit of News

My story “Firemage” just appeared in print in Wee Tales Volume 2, which is –as  it sounds — a publication aimed at a younger audience.  This experience was different for me in two ways: speed and audience.  I heard back … Continue reading

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A Touch of Royalty

Last week I had the pleasant surprise of royalty at my door . . . well, in my mailbox, actually.  No, it wasn’t a grand duke stuck in the letterbox, but a royalty check.  It seems that Sword and Sorceress … Continue reading

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Non-Sparkling Vampires Available

The anthology These Vampires Don’t Sparkle from Sky Warrior Book Publishing is now available in paperback and ebook editions.  My contribution to the anthology is “Safe Haven,” a story about friendship.  The fact that one of the friends happens to … Continue reading

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Two Bright Bits for August

At the beginning of August, another anthology hit the market.  The book is Strangely Funny II from Mystery and Horror, LLC, and the story is “Up on the Housetop, Gargoyle Paws.”  It is, as one might guess, a humorous interaction … Continue reading

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A Little Something For Everyone

First time I’ve had the experience of a whole cluster of my anthologies hitting the bookstores within a few weeks of each other.  Cluster is in this case means three, and because each one is very different in genre from … Continue reading

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5th Time’s the Charm

I just heard back from editor Elisabeth Waters of the Sword & Sorceress series, and it’s a yes to my submission for Volume 29.  This makes five years running that I’ve sold to Sword & Sorceress, one of the premier … Continue reading

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Bram Stoker Award!

On May 10, 2014, the winners of the Bram Stoker Awards for works published in 2013 were announced at the World Horror Convention in Portland, Oregon.  The awards have been presented by the Horror Writers Association since 1987.  Stephen King … Continue reading

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“Masterwork”

Today I received a link from editor Alex Shvartsman to a great review of Coffee: 14 Caffeinated Tales of the Fantastic, an anthology that appeared last December.  My story, “From the Shores of Tripoli,” was one of several cited in … Continue reading

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Lost Worlds Can Now Be Found

Third Flatiron’s LOST WORLDS, RETRACED is now out in Kindle edition and available for $2.99 here). This anthology contains my story “Gods and Emperors” that explores the concept of lowercase “g” gods in a far-futuristic society with preter-human beings.  The … Continue reading

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Gods and Emperors and Bears . . . oh my!

I’ve heard back that Third Flatiron Publications wants to buy my story “Gods and Emperors” for its LOST WORLDS e-anthology! These are same folks who bought “Fate’s Finger” for their PLAYING WITH FIRE anthology earlier this year (Kindle edition available … Continue reading

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