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[New Release] The Unicorn Hunter–TODAY!

THE UNICORN HUNTER, book two in the Fairy Tales of Arilland chapbook series, is out today — with another gorgeous cover by Bianca Roman-Stumpff! Amazon Paperback Kindle | Nook | Kobo | iBooks Once upon a time, a princess was born with hair as black as ebony, lips as red as blood, and skin as white as snow. After…

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[StormChasing] Oh, The Places We’ll Go!

Chris says that peak storm chasing in Tornado Alley starts the second week of May. Depending on what the radar looks like (and prior personal obligations), we could depart as early as May 3. We might be gone for as little as two weeks, or as much as a month. It’s all up in the air. We will go…

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[StormChasing] Once In a Lifetime

I’ve had people say some strange things to me this past week, so I feel like it’s time to clear something up. This Storm Chasing event really is a Once In a Lifetime opportunity. And when I say that, I mean: I have never done this before, and I will more than likely never do it again. May is…

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[StormChasing] #FriendlyFriday Features Storm Chasing Master Chris Kridler!

Over on Patreon, Sarah and I run a feature every week called #FriendlyFriday, where we tell you all about my fabulous friends and what brilliant things that they are up to! Since I am gearing up for my Storm Chaser Apprenticeship, I thought I should take a moment to tell you a little bit about the woman who helped…

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[StormChasing] New T-Shirts Now Available!

The first t-shirt designs of my Storm Chasing 2018 season are now available on Amazon! OZ or bust — in honor of the #OZorBUST hashtag I’ll be using during this trip Do Not Do This Thing — pulled from the Storm Chasing announcement blog (in reference to “Amateur Storm Chasers”) I’ll have these on my trip, so be sure…

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Your Storm Chaser Princess of 2018

So…guess what I’m doing this summer? Why, I’ll be gone with the wind, my darlings. More specifically…I AM OFF TO BE AN APPRENTICE STORM CHASER. Storms have fascinated me ever since we studied the different cloud forms in elementary Earth Science. They were a sizable element of my studies when I was on track to be a Marine Chemist,…

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AVAILABLE FOR PREORDER–The Unicorn Hunter: A Tale of Arilland

So I tied Bianca to a chair and forced her to listen to “The Unicorn Hunter” on audio…okay so maybe I’m exaggerating a bit, but not much. It *is* still one of my favorite stories. That night, Bianca went to work her shift at Cafe Tu Tu Tango and she started the painting that would become the cover for…

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Part of Your World–Essays, Podcasts, and Awards

The finalists for the 2018 Hugo Awards were recently announced. No surprise, I wasn’t among them. And yet…I kind of was. This year, Neil Clarke–of Clarkesworld Magazine–was shortlisted for Best Editor, Short Form, and Escape Pod finaled under Best Semiprozine. How do I factor into these two things, do you ask? The answer is here, in my latest essay…

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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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