My short story What Breaks a Man was listed in Other Distinguished Mystery and Suspense of 2021 in Best American Mystery and Suspense!
Burns Night and Soul Deep
I love it when other writers post about their date-specific stories so I can check them out, but I forget to do that for the ones I’ve written. So I’m raising a glass of fine scotch whisky to that tradition here on Burns Night!
Soul Deep is a prequel short romance set in my Soul Travelers series, and it was an absolute treat to write. A sequel to the first novel Hand Me Downs may very well be appearing this year, too.
2021 Writing Wrap-up: Part 1
2021 turned out to be the year I hit not one major goal, but two, with a little bit extra! I not only published a short story a week for 52 total, but I ended up writing 53 short stories. All that with twelve major publications and over half a million words written.
Read on for more about my Year of 52 Short Stories, and Happy 2022!
Last Chance for the Holiday Collections StoryBundle, and the Week In-Between
I hope this finds you well and enjoying the December holidays, no matter how you celebrate them (or not). If reading is on your list for this strange in-between week, or if you have a reader in your life, there’s still time to pick up the wonderful Holiday Collections StoryBundle!
You’ll get seventy-two (yep, 72) holiday-themed short stories by a group of amazing writers. And both the excellent Annie Reed and I are offering bonus collections of holiday shorts, so you can get even more escapes for the incredible low price of $15. My collection is actually an anthology my husband Jason A. Adams and I put together called Uncommon Holidays: A Different Side of the Season.
And even though the major gift-giving days has passed for many people, this is a great chance to make the readers in your life happy. You can also donate to AbleGamers, a charity dedicated to creating connection where it’s needed most, at a time when so many people need it.
But this amazing StoryBundle ends one day before December and 2021 do, so check it out before time runs out!
The Holiday Collection StoryBundle, Different Takes on the Holidays, and a Bonus Collection for Free!
You still have time for a fantastic last-minute gift of reading with the Holiday Collection StoryBundle! For only $15, you’ll get 72 holiday-themed short stories from some of the best writers working today, and across all kinds of genres.
And if you’re ready for a nice escape from holiday madness yourself, that’s all kinds of wonderful reading breaks for one at a time, a day curled up with your favorite holiday treats, or anytime you need a bit of the holiday spirit all year long.
In that same holiday spirit, my husband Jason A. Adams and I are about to publish a brand new holiday anthology of our own. And we’re offering it for free to folks who purchase the Holiday Collection StoryBundle! Read on for more, and pick up your copy today!
The Holiday Collections StoryBundle, and a free story!
My new holiday collection A Tapestry of Holiday Tales: Winter Adventures from the Odds and Endings Bookstore is part of the Holiday Collections StoryBundle! And if you love short stories as much as I do, you are absolutely in for a treat. If you want to get a sneak peak, Odds and Endings, the first story in that series and setting is available free as part of The Infinite Bard.
This StoryBundle features eleven collections, for a total of seventy-two (72!) holiday-themed short stories from some of the best short fiction writers working today for only $15. That’s enough for an epic few days of vacation reading, enjoying a few each day from now until the dawn of 2022, or simply turning to when you need a hit of holiday magic any time of year.