WORKSHOP ANNOUNCEMENT: Steal Like a Pro

I’m excited about the new intensive online workshop I’m offering on April 14th–please share with any writers you know who might be interested! Description The path to writing great original fiction sometimes winds through other people’s fictional worlds before ending up in your own. Writing fanfiction is a great way to hone your writing skills, and using works in…

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BOOK DEAL ALERT: Tales of Arilland 99 cents!

If you haven’t snapped up this fairy tale classic for your Kindle yet, do it now while it’s only 99 cents! Share with your friends! 2015 Gelett Burgess Children’s Book Award Winner In the fairy tale realm of Arilland, stories are told at children’s bedsides–and not the stories you think you know. Tales of Arilland is a collection of…

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What’s Your Damage, Heather?

It’s been a while since I’ve sat down with my friend Nick Kaufmann, so it was lovely to be invited onto his blog to chat about what I felt was “The Scariest Part” of Besphinxed. I know what you’re thinking: “But Besphinxed is a paranormal rom-com, not a horror! There’s some conflict and tension, sure…but the book isn’t SCARY.”…

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Alethea Narrates: My Generations Shall Praise (Escape Pod 616)

Samantha Henderson’s “My Generations Shall Praise” was first published in Interzone, November 2016, and reprinted in The Year’s Best Science Fiction 34, edited by Gardner Dozois. I think maybe the editors were worried I wouldn’t want to do this performance–it’s a dark one. The MC is a baby-killing sociopath on death row, about to have her brain erased and…

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ICYMI: February 2018

Happy March, everyone! IN CASE YOU MISSED IT: I had three releases in February. Did you get them all? I also did a quick interview with Literary Escapism that went live at the 11th hour right before Coastal Magic Con…you might have missed this one, because I almost missed it myself! Click here to check it out. In the…

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