Tag Archives: Fantasy

Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 20 July 2014 (WIP: Leonie Hallward)

My mother and Basil argued over color, in a way that was immediately familiar when I was a student at the Academie Julian, drinking strong tea in the cafes with my friends. Those quarrels were the grown-up correspondent of my … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 13 July 2014 (WIP: Leonie Hallward)

The summer after my uncle Basil’s disappearance, we stayed at his country pied-a-terre, in which my father was part-owner. Nothing had been changed; the place was still as it had been. The studio was closed off; one afternoon Ralph and I ventured … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , | 5 Comments

May Day post: Citizen of Utopia (from The Reincarnations of Miss Anne)

It’s a dream, of course: the Customs stop where you declare your goods, your self, your intentions, your history, your citizenship, your blood and bone.  What are your intentions, what you seek, where you seek it, whence you come and … Continue reading

Posted in NaNoWriMo, Writing | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment

Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 26 January 2014 (Vampire Variations Redux)

Terence has a new inamorata.  I’ve told him time after time that this never works out. She’s not one of us. She would not have met him had she not worked in a laboratory, bicycling through the humid night to … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , , , | 5 Comments

Cover reveals!

In the Laboratory of the Night is up on Amazon now, with other distributors to follow soon. In honor of the release, Glass Knife Press has updated my covers for all three of the published stories. Here they are!

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Leave a comment

Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 6 October 2013 (Character interview: Sophie from Shape-shifter’s Tale)

My father called himself Irish but there was something else as well—something in the tilt of the cheekbones, the breadth of the nose, the wave of the hair. No one dared say it to his face, for those were fighting … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , | 4 Comments

Weekend Writing Warriors: Sunday 29 September (Character interview: Sophie from Shape-shifter’s Tale)

I liked to run about and to climb trees and to dance. The dancing became rather more formal, of course, and some of it we learned from vaudeville and from films, and some from the people that papa knew.  Papa … Continue reading

Posted in Writing | Tagged , , , , | 7 Comments