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Queens & Courtesans – Creating an Anthology

Queens & Courtesans – Creating an Anthology

What started as a misunderstood Facebook post blossomed into a full anthology. Queens & Courtesans, a Benefit Anthology for the Sirens Conference I love so much, comes out tomorrow. I still have trouble believing we went from joking about creating […]

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3 Things Needed to Finish Your Short Story

3 Things Needed to Finish Your Short Story

I have been working on a short story anthology with a bunch of people from Sirens Conference. This anthology, Queens &Courtesans, is completely grassroots where all time is donated and all proceeds go to Sirens Conference itself–because we all love […]

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Mobbing Midnight – Approaching Short Stories Differently

Mobbing Midnight – Approaching Short Stories Differently

When April Steenburgh approached me to contribute a story to Mobbing Midnight, An Anthology of Crows, I said yes right away. Why? Well, I’ve worked with April before for Fight Like a Girl and What Follows. But also–birds. I’ve always […]

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Mobbing Midnight with April Steenburgh

Mobbing Midnight with April Steenburgh

April Steenburgh is an author, freelance editor and eBook formatter. Her short story ‘How Much Salt’ can be found in ‘The Modern Fae’s Guide to Surviving Humanity’, published by DAW, and she has edited two previous anthologies- ‘Fight Like a […]

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Looming Deadlines

Looming Deadlines

This post really reflects on some the issues Melissa faced in her Submissions: A Cautionary Tale post. I had all the best intentions. I had planned to write a story for an upcoming anthology but the deadline snuck up on […]

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How “Small Victories” Came to Be

How “Small Victories” Came to Be

On September 24, 2014 What Follows was published! Not only does the anthology contain a plethora of fantasy short stories, it offers pieces from Anxiety Ink’s own Kate Larking and M.J. King! It also has my fantasy debut “Small Victories” […]

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