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My story Perfect Peace appears in Spark: A Creative Anthology, Volume VII.

The anthology is currently on sale for 33% off, so this is a great time to pick up a copy!

Spark: A Creative Anthology, Volume VII

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Published in C is for Chimera, G is for…

Today is the launch day for C is for Chimera!

Blend reality with fantasy. Mesh science fiction with mystery. Mix history with what should have been. They are all chimera.

A shadow tells a tale of schoolyard bullies. A long-vanished monster returns from the cold dark. Make-up makes up a life. Alchemy, Atlantis, and apocalypse. These 26 tales bring both chaos and closure to dark and elusively fantastic geographies.

My story is the letter G, and completes the trilogy I started with my stories in the first two alphabet anthologies.

You can join us on Facebook today for the Release Party, and click the cover to visit Poise and Pen website for links to purchase sites.

C is for Chimera

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Cover Reveal: C is for Chimera

The cover for C is for Chimera is out!

Click on the teaser image to see the full cover at Rhonda Parrish’s site:

C is for Chimera Cover Reveal

This installment of Rhonda Parrish’s alphabet anthology series asks skilled storytellers to write around the theme of chimera. The resulting tales are part fable, part poem, part dream. But like any chimera, the parts make up a greater whole.

Blend reality with fantasy. Mesh science fiction with mystery. Mix history with what should have been. They are all chimera.

Over at Rhonda’s blog you can also enter the Goodreads Giveaway for the new book.

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4thewords

I participate in NaNoWriMo every year, and one of the side effects of that is trying out the products from their various sponsors. I’ve had more than a few successes over the years, finding things like Scrivener that I love and can’t imagine working without. Others are just fun.

This year, one of the ones I tried out for the first time is the site 4thewords. I think they were a sponsor last year as well, but the early reports indicated they were having a very rough Beta, and I decided to give them a little more time the get their feet under them. Things seemed more stable this year, and their walk-through video once again convinced me this was something I’d find fun, so I decided to give them a chance.

It’s gamification for writing. Combining two things I love, so of course I had to try it out.

The first thing I’d say is that the updates they’ve rolled out this month are fantastic, and were sorely needed. The difference in the user experience even between now and when I started on November 2nd is enough that it was the difference between my continuing with the site after NaNo and not. If the writing interface had stayed the way it was when I started, I wouldn’t have remained with it, and may have even ditched it before NaNo was over. Given the updates, however, it’s a functional WYSIWIG, with the ability to create multiple files and organize them into projects, and something I can see myself continuing to use. It’s not a full-fledged word processor, but I have Scrivener for that, and this is an excellent way to get words on the page.

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Day Thirty, End Count

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