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Great news! Under My Hat: Tales From the Cauldron has been nominated for a World Fantasy Award for best anthology! This is the book that begins with my short story, “Stray Magic” and includes… oh, a few other people. Holly … Continue reading

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    One of the things you’ll see if you grab a copy of my new prequel story, “The First Star to Fall” is a map of New Pacifica, the setting of Across a Star-Swept Sea. Back when I was … Continue reading

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It has recently been pointed out to me that I include a lot of religious themes in my fiction. Given that I set a whole series in the ruins of a Catholic nunnery, I suppose this is an undeniable fact. … Continue reading

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So, the big news of the day is that I finally got some of my newest short stories added to the various and sundry e-book marketplace. If you’ve been holding off on reading “Among the Nameless Stars” or “Foundlings” until … Continue reading

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Today, I’m thrilled to reveal not one, but two gorgeous covers for the upcoming fall anthology, Under My Hat: Tales from the Cauldron, edited by the incomparable Jonathan Strahan and including stories from such luminaries as Neil Gaiman, Jane Yolen, … Continue reading

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I have been a very neglectful blogger of late, but I wanted to drop in and let you all know that if you’re in a killer unicorn mood, I have some good news: There are two free stories out there! … Continue reading

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Happy New Year everyone! I hope everyone’s resolutions and dreams and goal-settings come true. I spent New Year’s Eve in a highly productive manner: finishing my final proofs for For Darkness Shows the Stars. It’s fitting that I welcomed the … Continue reading

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This month only, care of the good people at Smashwords, you can read my historical novelette, “Errant” for free. It’s available in any format, which means you can read it online, as a PDF, as a text file, for your … Continue reading

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Now you can read the novelette Publisher’s Weekly called “A harsh and poignant take on the unicorn myth.” and Booklist claimed was “[A] deliciously dark tale of unlikely nuns and even more unlikely unicorns…” …for only $.99 cents! In 18th … Continue reading

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I’m thrilled (and stunned) to announce that the 2010 list of Locus Recommended Reads include both short stories I published last year: “Errant” (in Kiss Me Deadly) and “The Care and Feeding of Your Baby Killer Unicorn” (in Zombies vs. … Continue reading

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