Today is ‘Appreciate a Dragon‘ Day. Don’t believe me? Click on the link above. Is there really an appreciate a dragon day? Who comes up with these things? No disrespect meant towards (mythical) dragons, but really? A day all for massive lizards? Here’s the thing though: Dragons have played a huge role in many cultures around the … More Are you a dragon?
Last week, over on the You Are Here anthology site, I announced we’ll be donating $400 to the Humane Society – that’s in addition to the $500 we donated to HS last year. (That initial amount was given in lieu of paying the wonderful Lindsay Buroker for an original story.) As much as I love … More Giving Money
Since I haven’t produced much this year, for the month of October, I was determined to enter something in the micro, flash, and short story contests over on SFFWorld.com’s writing forum. I managed to write the first two and entered an old story for the third. Woohoo! But what I wanted to talk about today … More Anchimayen and other legends
Yes, you read that right. An ecotour: part blog tour, part ecotone, and all about a virtual journey around this here blog-o-sphere. Are you ready? I’m co-conspirator, oh, I mean, co-editor of Ecotones. We’ve asked all our authors a series of questions. So many now that I wonder when they’ll start to mutiny! But what I … More Ecotour
Yes, you are. Okay, maybe not always, but I bet you have an award-winning story somewhere inside you just waiting to bust out! I bet. The other day, out of the clear blue sky, a bird dropped into my lap, fluttered a little smile at me, and then took off (metaphorically speaking). In actuality, Igor … More Are you award worthy?
Today I have the pleasure of introducing Charlotte Ashley, adventure fantasy author and bookseller and, now, anthology publisher! I met Charlotte online (where else?) over on SFFWorld.com when she joined the forum to participate in our contests. Her writing is smart, funny, and entertaining. I have no idea why her work isn’t in every store … More Dream Big
How can I possibly do this post after this one? Easy. I have no shame. And remember, I have a reputation to uphold (note subtitle of blog). So, today, in all its inglorious radiance, I present to you fine and lovely readers… Stop laughing. In an alternative universe where robot pigs will fly, it can happen. … More The Next Big Thing