Four (and a half) Things I Learned Writing Threshold

Four (and a half) Things I Learned Writing Threshold K.T. Ivanrest Disclaimer: While some of these are things I discovered about myself as a writer, others are advice straight out of Writing 101. I’m sharing them anyway because they were “Oh!” moments, when knowing something in the abstract became seeing it work (or not work) … Continue reading Four (and a half) Things I Learned Writing Threshold

Of Sirens and Sorrow – Part 2

Of Sirens and Sorrow – Part 2 Amanda Kespohl Continued from Part 1 ONDINE / UNDINE Undines are a magical race of water spirits popularized by the novella, Undine, by Friederich de La Motte-Fouqué in 1811.[1] In that tale, a knight named Sir Huldbrand meets a beautiful, mischievous maiden named Undine while he is lost … Continue reading Of Sirens and Sorrow – Part 2

Sirens Cover and Table of Contents

Here she is, the much-anticipated cover and table of contents for the fourth of my Magical Menagerie anthologies: Sirens! Cover by Jonathan C. Parrish Sixteen siren songs that will both exemplify and defy your expectations. Sirens are beautiful, dangerous, and musical, whether they come from the sea or the sky. Greek sirens were described as … Continue reading Sirens Cover and Table of Contents

2014 Goals. How’d I Do?

So this is it. The time of year where I look back at the goals I set for 2014 and find out how well I did at reaching them. What’s usually most interesting about this time for me is seeing how my priorities have shifted over the course of the year, the number of things … Continue reading 2014 Goals. How’d I Do?

Looking Back at 2013

What a year. To say it’s been exponentially better than last year would be a huge understatement, but at the same time, it’s been far from perfect. It’s that time again when I look over my goals, see how well I did, celebrate the good things and figure out how to fail better at the … Continue reading Looking Back at 2013