Story Sale: “Savage Planet” to THE FOUR HORSEMAN anthology

I am proud to announce my first original short story sale of the year (the “first sale” was technically a reprint for a 2011 Nightshade Books fairy tale anthology…more details on that later) — “Savage Planet” to Pill Hill Press’s anthology The Four Horsemen: An Anthology of Conquest, War, Famine & Death. My fun little spider-planet space opera falls under the category of “Conquest.”  The table of contents are:

Opening Story:

  • “A Pretty Lucky Day” by Camille Alexa


  • “The Chronicles of an Alien Invader” by Jason Toupence
  • “The God-King” by Scott M. Sandridge
  • “The Gunny” by Megan R. Englehardt
  • “Savage Planet” by Alethea Kontis
  • “Scorched Earth” by Matthew Dent
  • “Beware False Tribute” by Carla Joinson


  • “Colorblind” by Jessy Marie Roberts
  • “Fire and Stone” by Jonathan Shipley
  • “The Battlefield” by Will Morton
  • “The Midnight Maiden” by Bill Ward
  • “Azieran: The Making of the Skullscron” by Christopher Heath
  • “Untitled” by Alva J. Roberts


  • “Fate’s Hand in Mortal Affairs” by Jamie Eyberg
  • “Superstition” by Laura Eno
  • “Clay’s Fire” by Kat Heckenbach
  • “The Ape” by Kelli A. Wilkins
  • “Judgment” by A.R. Norris
  • “Open Season” by John H. Dromey


  • “Valley of the Ravens” by Scott Taylor
  • “The Onion Men” by Jacob Henry Orloff
  • “Bleeding Sky” by Marie Croke
  • “Borrowing Sugar” by Marshall Payne
  • “On a Black Horse” by L.E. Erickson
  • “Hot” by Nye Joell Hardy

Really looking forward to this one!