“Blood on the Snow” to appear in INK STAINS September issue

Angevine Tree Farm Nov 2002

Angevine Tree Farm in Warren, CT, 2002. This is where my story “Blood on the Snow” is set.

The Easter Bunny brought more than my fave Starburst jelly beans this year…I was notified on Sunday that my short story “Blood on the Snow” has been accepted for publication in Ink Stains Anthology Series’ September release.

The theme of the issue is Ghosts. “Blood on the Snow” is about supernatural goings-on after a couple, distraught over the loss of their daughters, purchases an abandoned Christmas tree farm. I’ve wanted to write a story set on a tree farm for around two decades; there’s a farm my family and I always used to go to (and, in fact, I still do), and I wanted to honor it (albeit in that creepy way of mine). I had just as much fun writing it as I thought I would.

Ink Stains Anthology Series is a new project from Dark Alley Press. If you’d like to check out earlier releases, the first in the series, the theme of which is Death, features the work of eight writers, among them Tamela J. Ritter (From the Ashes) and Steph Minns (The Tale of Storm Raven). It was just released today and can be purchased on Amazon here in print and here for Kindle.

The cover for issue 1 of INK STAINS. This issue's theme is Death.

The cover for issue 1 of INK STAINS. This issue’s theme is Death.


About kristipetersenschoonover

A ghost story writer who still sleeps with the lights on, Kristi Petersen Schoonover’s fiction has appeared in countless magazines and anthologies. She has received three Norman Mailer Writers Colony Residencies, served as a co-editor for Read Short Fiction, has judged both writing and grant competitions and co-hosts the Dark Discussions Podcast. Her work Skeletons in the Swimmin’ Hole is a collection of ghost stories set in Disney Parks; her novel, Bad Apple, was nominated for a Pushcart Prize. She’s also a member of the New England Horror Writers Association. More info: www.kristipetersenschoonover.com

Posted on March 29, 2016, in News, Short Stories and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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