Castle of Horror 3

Next on the list of the SEVEN anthologies I’m in this year: Castle of Horror 3: Summer Lovin’! The best part about this anthology (for me) is that it features so many Princess Alethea’s Traveling Sideshow veterans! Me AND Leanna Renee Hieber AND Jo Whittemore are all in this antho, which is the perfect reason to add it to…

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New Release: ONCE UPON A STAR ⭐️

I am so excited to announce that our next ONCE UPON anthology, ONCE UPON A STAR, is now LIVE! Best of all, it’s specially priced for release week for just $0.99!! That’s right, all 14 stories for just a dollar…starring my long-awaited SF tale “True.love“! From the bestselling authors of the award-winning Once Upon Anthologies, the next fabulous volume…

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66 Twisted Tales

You know those stories that you have so much fun writing and submitting that you completely forget about them until a friend mentions that they’re available for sale? Well, that’s what happened here. Twisted Tales in 66 Words is a project that Kimberly Raiser came up with on Facebook a while back. She wanted to get 66 stories made…

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The Princess and the Unicorns

A few years ago — 2009 to be exact — I decided I was going to bring the unicorn back. I missed it. Not as something to bastardize or make fun of, but the honest-to-god legendary immortal being of magnificence and power. I remember reading all sorts of historical books about unicorns when I was a teenager, so I…

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In Which Neil and I Duke it Out Again

Anyone who’s ever edited an anthology knows: there is a method to the madness. Some philosophies differ, but the two most important stories in an anthology are 1.) the opener and 2.) the closer. You want to start strong…and possibly end stronger. Yes, even in literature, it’s fine if you want to eat dessert first. Last year, John Skipp…

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Happily Ever After

So there’s this amazing book coming out in June that you need to know about. Once Upon A Time… …in the faraway land of Story, a Hugo-winning Editor realized that no one had collected together the fairy tales of the age, and that doorstop-thick anthologies of modern fairy tales were sorely lacking… And so the Editor ventured forth, wandering…

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Reminder: Tsunami Relief

In the wake (no pun intended) of recent events in the Pacific, I’d like to remind everyone that a.) Elemental: The Tsunami Relief Anthology: Stories of Science Fiction and Fantasy is still in print and b.) All proceeds still benefit the Save the Children Foundation. Save the Children currently has relief workers in Japan, helping children in need. If…

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2020 Visions Now Available!

Hooray! The 2020 Visions anthology, edited by Rick Novy, is now available on Amazon! This volume of near-future SF stories (so near that you’ll actually be around for them when they happen), includes my story “Pocket Full of Posey.” I can’t wait to get my hands on my contributor copy. I love this cover. Get 2020 Visions now, in…

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