short fiction

Underwater Ballroom Society pre-orders (updated!)

A busy weekend wearing my other-job hat, but back in the saddle (okay, the Writing Chair) today -getting ready to post the new story for Patreon/Gumroad patrons, plus also some excerpted bits from the WiP, and working on a new project I’ll be announcing…soonish.  *g*   I’m dancing as fast as I can, I swear. And …

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Everything old is sold again….

Pleased to say that I’ve signed contracts for my story “Exposure,” to be reprinted  in Nightmare Magazine, at some point in the near future. *confetti everywhere*   That story originally appeared in BLOOD MUSE, back in 1995. This will be its…third reprint, I think. Go go go, bittersweet little vampire story!   (It’s about a …

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Back on the #bookqw trail….

 this time with a #friend-ly story that’s perfect for upcoming Mothers’ Day reading…     “Nicola was a technical reporter for The Wall Street Journal, and Jessy knew all too well that friendship and sworn oaths meant nothing to a good story.”   – from “Clean Up Your Room,” a story about friendship, tech, and …

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BookQW: Break

I have been lax about updating Book Quote Wednesday here, my bad! This week’s bookqw word is “break,” and I’ve got a tease of something coming RSN…     (Yes, it is a Devil’s West short story and no, it does not involve Isobel or Gabriel.)

New Story! New Anthology! OUT OF TUNE 2 now available!

No, seriously, I’ve been so crazed this week, I missed this! OUT OF TUNE 2 is out! (including my short story based on a Mexican corrido, and, if you squint a little, set in the same world as The Devil’s West…) The music playing in the night…whispering from the shadows. Haunting melodies and old songs …

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OK, I’m about to do something utterly ridiculous. Possibly even redonkulous.

There will be an Official First Post at some point later today or first thing tomorrow, but, um. I may have not only committed Patreon, but Committed To Writing CrackFic. If it please (and amuse) the court… Several months ago, the opening line of a story came to me, and it made me crack up …

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