#ShortStoryMonth Day Twenty — “The Library of Lost Things,” by Matthew Bright

Another Volume I have so many authors I love who revisit characters on the regular, or settings on the regular, that I'm spoiled for riches, really. And though I always want more, I decided to take today's prompt from the point of view of a story that—to my knowledge at least—is singular. So! "The Library … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day Twenty — “The Library of Lost Things,” by Matthew Bright

#ShortStoryMonth Day Eight — “Derek and Angus,” by Jeff Mann

See What's Become of Me... If you read my blog at all, you'll likely have heard me wax poetic about Derek Maclaine, Jeff Mann's 1700's Scottish Vampire (who is now residing in Appalachia in the present day) already. When Desire and Devour came out, I was so excited to have all my Derek stories in … Continue reading #ShortStoryMonth Day Eight — “Derek and Angus,” by Jeff Mann

Of Echoes Born — Art for “There & Then”

Every now and then as a writer someone does something so above-and-beyond thanks to something you've written. This happened to me yesterday. Matthew Bright, the skill behind the brilliant Inkspiral Design (who did the cover for Of Echoes Born and In Memoriam), came to the Bold Strokes Books UK meet in Nottingham, and he picked up … Continue reading Of Echoes Born — Art for “There & Then”

Writing Wednesday — Just Another Winter’s Tale

I have a surprise announcement today, in the form of an e-book anthology of holiday stories. Just Another Winter's Tale was the brainchild of Matthew Bright (he of the brilliant Inkspiral Book & Cover Design), and is a gathering of seven wee tales of the holiday by myself, Matthew Bright, Nicholas M. Campbell, Michael Thomas … Continue reading Writing Wednesday — Just Another Winter’s Tale