Lightfinger, Bigfoot, and Vampire I read a Facebook comment considering the fact that an adventuring party consisting of a Victorian gentleman thief, an old west gunslinger, a disgraced former samurai, and an elderly French pirate was plausible. I took this as an urban fantasy challenge and the following free story is the result. Copyright 2020 … More High Country Curse
I attended another Howl at the Moon open mic this week and shared a couple of tales. The first one was the result of a challenge to write a flash fiction piece with a train station. Here it is: Carli’s Last Gift Carli was gone. Twenty four years old, degree in hand, beautiful, and ready … More Depot Phantom
Like many of us, I hate writing a Synopsis for any of my stories. “Writing is easy. All you do is stare at a blank sheet of paper until drops of blood form on your forehead.” –Gene Fowler After a bit of research on more than a dozen websites, I’ve narrowed it down to a … More How to Synopsis
The forth book in a five book shifter series from Red Rose Publishing, Echopharte tells of the origins and evolution of the shifters. The ancients revered them. The colonists feared them. Today, no one believes in them. Shifters have lived and worked among humans since before recorded history. Echopharte tells of the first community and … More Echopharte!
This is the tale of young priest who is introduced to a satyr by a beautiful member of his flock. Deep in the Black Forest, they break bread, discuss religion and learn the horror of the burning times.
This is a short, Paranormal Romance in celebration of Halloween. Prologue She was cold and hurt. Again. He had been drunk. Again. This had been the worst one yet. As soon as he went to sleep, Kelly was going to leave and call the woman’s shelter. Perhaps he already was asleep. She didn’t hear him … More FREE READ – Marty Roberts
Awhile back, I had this horrible nightmare that turned into a lucid dream. When I woke, I started writing. This tale is the result of that dream. Statuary Written by Anthony Stevens Edited by Stephanie Q. McGrath (firstname.lastname@example.org) It was with some trepidation that I accepted the key to the family mausoleum from my father. … More FREE READ – Statuary
Whoopee! I’m going to be attending a brand new convention for readers and authors of Urban Fantasy, Science Fiction, and Paranormal Romance. It’s called Old City, New Blood and will be held February, 2013 in St. Augustine, Florida. Besides the literary shenanigans, there will be a ghost tour of the ancient city and time to … More Old City, New Blood!
I was just told about a new review for Guardian Dawn. You can read the review on Lucille’s Thoughts blog. An excerpt as well as information on purchasing either the eBook or the trade paperback version can be found on the Red Rose Publishing website.
Since high school, I have always told stories in the old bardic tradition. That is, by passing them on in word of mouth. When folks ask where I get the ideas for some of my own tales, I can’t help by be surprised. Someone once commented that the biggest problem with writing fiction is that … More Story Fodder