Tag Archives: L.S. Johnson

E is for Evil Cover Reveal

E is for Evil contains twenty-six individual stories which each shine a different light on the multi-faceted idea that is evil. Running the gamut from lyrical fantasy to gritty horror in these stories possessed toys, hellish bureaucrats, scientists with questionable … Continue reading

Sirens Blog Tour Recap

I’ve hosted several blog tours over the years and made the same mistake with several of them — I didn’t post a recap blog post at the end of the tour. I think recap posts are important because they bring … Continue reading

E is for Evil

I’m excited to announce the theme for the next volume in my Alphabet Anthologies series will be: Oh man, I can’t even begin to tell you how excited I am about this one. The contributors to this anthology series never … Continue reading

D is for Dinosaur cover reveal

For the fourth installment of Rhonda Parrish’s Alphabet Anthologies, contributors were challenged to write about dinosaurs. The resulting twenty-six stories contain widely different interpretations of the dinosaur theme and span the spectrum from literal to metaphoric. Within these pages stories … Continue reading

Notes on “We Are Sirens”

Notes on “We Are Sirens” L.S. Johnson  This is the seed: a class called “Integrated Liberal Studies” in my senior year of high school. We read Homer, we read snatches of Ovid and Virgil, and I felt myself falling down … Continue reading

Chimeric Contributor: L.S. Johnson

It’s kind of become a tradition that I interview the contributors to my anthologies and share those interviews on my blog. It’s also kind of become a tradition that it takes me a very long time to get them all … Continue reading

Sirens Cover and Table of Contents

SIRENS -- cover by Jonathan C. Parrish

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 … Continue reading

D is for [Drum Roll]

It’s time to announce the theme for the next Alphabet Anthology. I am really stoked about this one. Like, really, really stoked. I’ve been looking forward to the D anthology since I first decided to do this anthology series–in fact, … Continue reading

Pushcart Prize Nominations

Every year I struggle to pick which six works to nominate for the Pushcart Prize. This year my job was made marginally easier after I spoke to Bill Henderson and learned I could nominate six works from both Niteblade and Poise and … Continue reading

Fractured Friday: L.S. Johnson

Cover design by Jonathan C. Parrish, original artwork by Tory Hoke

For the next several weeks I’ve decided to call Fridays ‘Fractured Friday’ and use them to share news, contributor interviews and excerpts from B is for Broken. B is for Broken is the second title in the Alphabet Anthologies series. … Continue reading

B is for Broken

Cover design by Jonathan C. Parrish, original artwork by Tory Hoke

Broken people, broken promises, broken dreams and broken objects are just some of the ways these 26 fantastic stories interpret the theme of ‘Broken’. From science fiction to fantasy, horror to superheroes the stories within these pages cover a vast … Continue reading