Rick Novy Talks About The Princess

Remember how Rick Novy (editor of the 2020 Visions anthology) was writing up a brief piece on each person in the anthology and why he picked their story? Well, today is my day and Rick says some very lovely things, both about me and “Pocket Full of Posey”. I won’t spoil it for you — Click on over there…

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Cover for Shroud #9

The cover for Issue #9 Beautiful art by Tom Brown! Design, layout and editing by Danny Evarts. It’s creepy and gorgeous all at the same time. And green, which is my favorite color, so no complaints from me. No sirree Bob. The funny part is that when I first saw the cover, my eye immediately landed on Lon Prater‘s…

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B&D Available on Smashwords

You kids and your newfangled contraptions… Thanks to a dutiful Google Alert, I am happy to report that Beauty & Dynamite is available on Smashwords. Check it out here — it lets you read the first bunch of pages for free (score!), but you have to pay (thank you) a mere $2.99 to read the rest. No fancy reader…

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2020 Visions ToC

Rick Novy has posted the Table of Contents for his 2020 Visions anthology: 1. Mary Robinette Kowal – Birthright 2. Sheila Finch – The Persistence of Butterflies 3. Randy Henderson – A Shelter for Living Things 4. Jason S. Ridler – Showing Light 5. Ernest Hogan – Radiation is Groovy, Kill the Pigs 6. David Lee Summers – The…

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Poetry and the Padawan

So here’s what happened: Rich Ristow put together a poetry chapbook called These Apparitions, containing poems written in the style of Ezra Pound or William Carlos Williams. He accepted submissions and completed the chapbook…and then the project moved to a different publisher (Needfire Press). With the move to Needfire came a bonus: the book will now be available on…

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My PW Star, in the flesh

Here’s the review in full. They got my name, the title, and the ISBN right this time. AND a star. I really couldn’t be happier. *********************** AlphaOops: H is for Halloween Alethea Kontis, illus. by Bob Kolar, Candlewick, $15.99 (40p) ISBN 978-0-7636-3966-2 In a raucous follow-up to AlphaOops! The Day Z Went First, chaos ensues when the letters of…

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Dragon*Con Schedule

My schedule is light this year, which is kind of nice. Means I get to do more walking around and sightseeing. Woohoo! Also, don’t forget, I’m always in the parade Saturday morning at 10am, walking with the Sherrilyn Kenyon Vampire Squad. What we vampires are doing AWAKE at 10am is another discussion entirely… ——————- Title: Interview With Sherrilyn Kenyon…

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Princess Star

We’re back from the weekend and I’m tired and achy again, and the post office still isn’t delivering our mail and the Internet is down again (what is the matter with you, FIOS? You’re usually so awesome! This is madness!). But I don’t care, cause I got a starred review in Publishers Weekly. I’ll post a copy of it…

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LEGENDS 4 Now Available for Preorder

It’s here! It’s here! Well…almost. Click here to preorder Legends of the Mountain State 4: More Ghostly Tales From the State of West Virginia. It’s an honor to be in this anthology — reportedly the last in Michael Knost’s successful West Virginia regional ghost series. My story is called “Blue & Gray and Black & Green” and is based…

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