Sinister Settings: ATALAYA
Myrtle Beach has always been a favorite destination for me and my husband, and in June, 2013, we went down for a week for his family’s biannual reunion. I’d just been asked if I’d like to submit a story to an upcoming anthology, the theme of which was Mummies and Canopic Jars. An “Under the Boardwalk” setting seemed like an odd backdrop for a story about ancient Egyptian curses, but I was excited. A visit to a different place always gets my creative wheels turning.
Although we’d been there before—we even have a favorite Read the rest of this entry
What you missed on NaNoWriMo 2013: The Series this week!
Week Two is normally the NaNo slump…worthless orange cones on the highway cause a jam-up, my husband is kicking my word-count ass, I cancel a weekend trip to Rhode Island because I’m overwhelmed, I finish (finally, seriously?) the Canopic Jars trailer, I find illiterate notes…and if you’ve ever wanted to get a peek at what writers REALLY do when they get together and party, now’s your chance: an inside look at AnthoCon 2013! Enjoy!
Day 8 – A Bunch of Orange Cones: 11/11/2013
Day 9 – A Serious Party: 11/12/2013
Day 10 – Good Morning, Karis: 11/12/2013
Day 11 – The Morning After: 11/12/2013
Day 12 – Up at 2 a.m.: 11/13/13
Day 13 – Healthy Competition (?): 11/14/2013
Off to Anthocon…
I’m off to Anthocon 2013! If you’re up in Portsmouth, New Hampshire, come on by…it’s the official debut of the anthologies Wicked Seasons and Canopic Jars, which contain my stories “To Chance Tomorrow” and “Jarring Lucas,” respectively. Plus, it’s just a jumpin’ great time! Later!
“Jarring Lucas” to appear in Canopic Jars: Tales of Mummies and Mummification
My newest short story, “Jarring Lucas,” will be appearing in Great Old One Publishing’s upcoming anthology Canopic Jars: Tales of Mummies and Mummification. The final Table of Contents hasn’t been set yet, but I’m thrilled to share one with such writers as Read the rest of this entry