OSC’s IGMS: Issue 67

I’m in this month’s IGMS twice! My romantic wolf tale “Sweetheart Come,” and my narration of Leah Cypess‘s beautiful “The Cost of Wonder.” Some of you may have heard that June will be the last issue of IGMS. As someone who has been part of the IGMS team since its inception, I have feelings about this. I’ll try to…

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The Princess Formerly Known as Snow White

Readers often ask me about my favorites. Favorite book that I’ve written. Favorite character I’ve invented. Favorite EVERYTHING. It’s so tough–like choosing a favorite child! But I will admit…I do have a favorite short story. To this date, my favorite story that I’ve ever written is “The Unicorn Hunter.” I dreamed up the concept a very long time ago:…

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The Young and the Darkness

I’m over at the Apex blog today talking about “The Young and the Darkness”, otherwise known as Things I am Accused of Being that are Assumed to be Mutually Exclusive. Click here to read “The Young and the Darkness.” We go into the short stories and poetry I loved as a child…and the short stories and poetry I write…

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“Black Hole Sun” on Cast of Wonders

A long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, Kelli Owen and I wrote an epistolary story about two teens–best friends with complications–at the end of the world. A teen-angsty-apocalyptic-sci-fi…sort of. But I will tell you this — it makes a REALLY FUN podcast. Thank you Cast of Wonders! The story is narrated by Graeme Dunlop and Michelle…

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Nominate Princess Alethea…for everything!

Okay…not *everything*. But I am happy to report that I have more than one work this year eligible for award nominations! Yay! * Best Novel /Andre Norton Award HERO (Fantasy, YA) — Second in the Woodcutter Sisters series of fairy tale mash-up novels. (Think “Once Upon a Time” meets “The Princess Bride”) Saturday Woodcutter is a girl with a…

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“The Monster & Mrs. Blake” on Cast of Wonders

Hello, world! I’m back in town (for a little bit) and feeling better (finally!), so now I’m catching up on all the fun news. SO MANY AMAZING THINGS HAVE HAPPENED THIS MONTH! Worry not, I’ve been calling Mom and telling her in person for most of this, as I do when I’m not able to blog every day…or when…

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Award-Winning Princess

Well, I may not have come home from California with the Norton, but I’m still an Award-Winning author. Here I am with Plot Bunny…and my Apex Readers Choice Award for “Blood From Stone”! If you still haven’t checked out “Blood From Stone”, you can read it for free here: http://www.apex-magazine.com/blood-from-stone/

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Shroud Halloween Issue Still Available

Maybe you missed it last year. Or you didn’t happen to love me then as much as you do now. Whatever the reason, IT’S OKAY. You can still purchase the special Shroud Halloween Issue guest edited by Kevin Lucia. This issue has my story “Red Lantern” in it, which is…not so much a retelling; more of an homage…to the…

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