New Story Sale!

Happy to announce my short story “Those Who Wear Their White Hair Proudly” will be included in Flame Tree Publishing‘s Heroic Fantasy Short Stories anthology, joining their line of gorgeously bound gothic fantasy collections.

HeroicFantasy_FTPcover

This story is near and dear to my heart, and I’m very grateful it’s found a home. I’ll be sharing more about it closer to when the anthology comes out, scheduled for July.

In the meantime, be sure to check out the other authors in the anthology and join me in drooling over the cover.

New Story Live and More

It’s been an exciting couple of weeks, including lots of travel for a wedding of a good friend and a weekend getaway with my husband that we’ve been pushing off for months because things have been so busy between the two of us. Normally, this time of year is the cause of much anxiety with the relentless march toward the holiday season, but once I get back from World Fantasy next week, I am relatively unscheduled for the rest of the year, something I am very excited about because it means a return to our relatively mundane lives and of course my writing schedule.
<break>
I’m also pleased to announce my story “Digital Ligatures” is now live in Issue 31 of The Future Fire, a magazine of social, political, and speculative cyber-fiction. I’m thrilled that my story is illustrated by Martin Hanford, whose work happens to be the cover image as well. So please check out my story as well as the rest of the issue!

TheFutureFireIssue31cover

In other news, I’ve received copyedits for my story appearing in an anthology set in S.M. Stirling’s Emberverse. You can see the full TOC and cover copy over at Alternate History Weekly Update. And the publisher has passed along the cover as well, so hopefully that will hold you over until the book is available from Penguin/Roc this coming June.

TheChangeAntho

That’s it for me. Happy writing!

Cover for The Future Embodied anthology

Today, I’m happy to share with you the cover for the The Future Embodied anthology, which I’m thrilled to have a story in.

The artist is Galen Dara, who I had the pleasure of meeting at this year’s WorldCon where she won a Hugo award for best fan artist. And I think her work speaks for itself.

For more updates about the anthology, keep your eye on the project’s blog.

 

Cover Reveal for Disciple Part III


Today, I’m happy to bring you the cover for the next installment in L. Blankenship’s gritty fantasy series Disciple, which I had the good fortune of beta reading.

To learn more about her work, check out my interview with her from last fall, and the guest post she did this spring on making deliberate writing choices. And if you’d like to learn more about her take on cover art, check out this post.

Saint Qadeem is looking particularly badass, if I say so myself.

 

About Disciple, Part III:
Kate fought for her place as a healer in the war’s front lines. Serving her homeland has been her goal since her magical gifts earned her a coveted apprenticeship with the kingdom’s greatest healer. She believes she’s prepared.
But nothing’s simple when defending a besieged capital city — or her heart.
She loves the prince, who means to protect her even though his duties as a knight keep him on the battlements, fighting the enemy’s monstrous army.
Kate’s husband is the one who checks on her, lingers over dinner, and slowly but surely charms her. She’s all too aware that her beloved prince threatened to kill him if he touches her.
As the enemy thunders against the city walls, the kingdom needs more from Kate than just her healing magic. All disciples must put aside their tangled feelings and stand in the homeland’s defense.
Kate believed she’s ready for a war. She isn’t.
The official cover reveal and “Next Big Thing” post are over at Disciple of the Fount.
Disciple, Part III arrives September 1st, 2013!
Part I and Part IIare available at all major retailers
Sample Part I • Sample Part II • Sample Part III