The After Dark Team

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On Easter Sunday, an anthology in which I have a story was published by our group and already had some pre-orders. Our sales are going well, the biggest problem we have is all 9 authors keep clicking on the links to make sure they work. That gives Amazon incorrect data so we promise to sit on our fingers now. Hard to type that way but it doesn’t matter. I wanted to tell you a little about the rest of the stories in After Dark. Continue reading “The After Dark Team”

After Dark: 9 Fairy Tales in New Words

Some years ago, I had fun working with other authors to put out a few anthologies that were urban fantasies based around a bar in a small town. The bartender is Cupid. After six volumes, I decided to give it up because I couldn’t deal with all the issues. I certainly was not good about dealing with various personalities if they rubbed me the wrong way. And one of my blogs about errors in self-published books caused such a backlash in the authors that I almost pulled the project then. Continue reading “After Dark: 9 Fairy Tales in New Words”

Why do We Love Fairy Tales?

This could also be titled, my years as an ugly stepsister. But I never lived with my stepsister and I was a cute kid. I have been told. None of the pets I ever had sang or danced or even talked to me. No prince came to rescue me from a tower until I was really old (still pretty cool to happen at all) and no gold coins or roses fell out of my mouth when I spoke unless I had planted them there first. Continue reading “Why do We Love Fairy Tales?”