It’s officially launch day for Masked Mosaic: Canadian Super Stories. Yay! They are having launch events all over the place, so no matter which end of the country you live in there may be something near you. You can check out the details here: The Heroes (or Villains) Behind the Masks. As you’ll see if … Continue reading Published: Sea and Sky
I am incredibly pleased to announce that the story I co-wrote with Jo (whose full name is Jonathan) has been sold to the very anthology we originally wrote it for. Sea and Sky will be included in the Masked Mosaic anthology from Tyche Books, edited by Camille Alexa and Claude Lalumière. If you follow this blog … Continue reading Sale: Sea and Sky
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 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. 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
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
In order to help promote the release of my book Waste Not (and other funny zombie stories) I joined in on the Summer of Zombies tour which is taking place all month long. Today, as part of that, I would like to offer you an excerpt from Poxland by Bryan Cassiday: ~*~ CHAPTER 1 Halverson … Continue reading Poxland Excerpt
Wow. So that’s the latest installment of the Magical Menageries anthology series put to bed. Okay, okay, I exaggerate slightly. I’m not quite done my end of things, but it’s close. Submissions have been solicited and read. Decisions, difficult decisions, have been made, contracts signed and edits have been sent to all the contributors. At … Continue reading Sirens Submission Stats
Submissions to my fourth Magical Menageries title, Sirens, are open right now. Actually, they’ve been open for a while now so I thought it was time for a brief update from the slush pile 🙂 As of right now the oldest unread submission in my inbox is from September 1st. If you submitted prior to … Continue reading Sirens Submissions Update
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?
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
Happy Halloween to you, and Happy Anniversary to Jo and me 🙂 The picture there is the most recent one I have of Jo and I together. It was taken at the book signing for Masked Mosaic: Canadian Super Stories in February. Jo and I co-wrote a story that was included in that book, Sea … Continue reading Happy Anniversary!