Hey, all! It was time for a new look, so make yourselves at home while I tidy up in here. In the meantime, what have you been up to? The pandemic hasn’t been easy for us. On the one hand, most of the people I tried to keep alive are still alive. On the other […]
Twelve-year-old BFF’s Ginnie West and Tillie Taylor, want to be sisters. Ginnie’s widowed dad plus Tillie’s divorced mom could equal a lifetime of round-the-clock girl talk and slumber parties. Too bad Dad vowed to never marry again. Ginnie and Tillie come up with the perfect scheme to change his mind: ‘Operation Secret Sisters’ (aka OSS). […]
To my unending surprise, a story of mine showed up on the preliminary ballot for the Bram Stoker Awards in the Short Fiction category. Why am I so surprised? It’s flash. Yep, all of 650 words, soaking wet. The story is called “Cold, Silent and Dark,” and I wrote it for Undercurrents, a sea monster-themed, […]
February—Superstars Writing Seminar Superstars focuses on the business end of writing, but they added a Craft day for you craft diehards. This one is like Old Home Week for me. I’ll go back every year until they take out the restraining order. April—Writers of the Future This is another one I’ll be doing every year […]
Do you prefer your stories in audio? Undercurrents: An Anthology of What Lies Beneath has been released as an audio book. You’ll hear twenty-three stories by Kevin J. Anderson, Jody Lynn Nye and several others–including me. 🙂 If Kindle’s more your thing, the ebook is just $2.99 for a limited time.
May it bring peace, prosperity, and plenty of good books to all of you.
Dear All, It’s Hugo nomination season. In fact, the deadline to submit your Hugo nominations is Thursday, March 31st. If you love something, nominate it. It’s really that easy. Your ballot is anonymous. You don’t have to fill out all five slots. You don’t have to fill in all of the categories. You can nominate […]
ETA: As of Sunday morning, Neverwhere and Old Man’s War are still on sale. Also, Happy Easter to everyone who celebrates! Amazon is trying to bankrupt me. It’s the only explanation. But hey, if I go, you go, too. 😉 Deal #1 – Neil Gaiman’s Neverwhere, all 400 pages of the author’s preferred text, is […]
My newest story is live in Issue 19 of Galaxy’s Edge. Shattered Vessels, co-written with the talented Robert B Finegold, is a tale of love and loss, adventure and mysticism, and one too many knife fights. It will take you from ancient Assyria to the Pyrenees to modern day San Francisco. The issue is free […]
Here’s the Writers of the Future sale I promised. Galaxy Press is offering a killer deal on Volumes 26, 27, 28 and 29 of the popular Writers of the Future series. If you like short fiction and discovering new writers, these are perfect for you. If you’re a writer or illustrator who’s thinking about entering, […]