There is something I love about the freedom in a short story. There is no obligation to begin at the beginning, in fact it is sometimes more fun to jump in somewhere in the middle. Short stories ask more skill of us authors, in some ways, than a full length novel. There is the challenge
You may recall me talking about a collection of poetry recently. This morning, I woke to the news that my publisher, Next Chapter publications, already has it available to purchase! How awesome is that? This collection of poems comes from across more than 30 years of writing poetry and covers the gambit from sweet, rhyming
Today is the submissions deadline for the short story anthology that I am editing for the Sirens Conference, a benefit anthology that will help defray the costs of running a conference like this one. This year we opened up submissions to include poetry and flash fiction, as well as the short stories we’ve always accepted.
We are getting close to time to begin editing the short stories for the Sirens benefit anthology. This is a book that comes from people who have attended a Sirens Conference, and who want to help support the work that the conference does, help provide scholarships to the event and otherwise support women in speculative
I am knee deep into editing an anthology of awesome stories told by amazing female writers. It’s a wonderful assortment that spans sci-fi, fantasy and horror and in some cases mixes them together. It’s always interesting to me how individual writers interpret a prompt or theme. The theme here is all about rebellion and ghosts,
Today is the day, everyone! The very first, multi-author anthology for Creativia publishing is LIVE. Dragons, magic, fairies, angels, vampires, knights, a gollum, a vengeful child’s toy, a depressed cashier, a bridge made of stars, and a donkey… What do they all have in common? An appearance in this anthology. This collection of short stories
It won’t be long now before this anthology is on it’s way to Amazon for all of you to snap up and enjoy! We’re just finishing up the final little things and then we’ll be off and running. There are twelve stories for you to enjoy. But for right now, I have the cover to
I woke up this morning to an email from my publisher with a sneak peek at the cover for the anthology I’ve been working on. I’m excited to get to share this with all of you! Twelve stories from eleven different Creativia authors. All twelve stories stem from a single prompt, and that is the