Emerian Rich, an ON TIME Author Interview

Join us as we peek behind the scenes of our upcoming anthology, ON TIME. Learn more about Emerian Rich in her featured interview.   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? When my mother lived in L.A., we always lamented that there wasn’t a quick-transfer tunnel from San Francisco to L.A. that would save us…

The Tale Writes Itself by Lawrence Berry

One of the things I did for fun in 2018 was put together Monstrous Friends, a series of interviews with well-known horror writers. In pursuing an interview with Stephen Graham Jones on writing and submitting short stories to current markets, he advised throwing out the first four ideas before carefully weighing the originality of ideas…

An IN THE AIR Excerpt: “Abra” by Lawrence Berry

Abra slips out a doorway webbed with shadows and walks down Ninth Street, kicking at rain-dimpled puddles of water, the air around him roaring with the steady cadence of the rainstorm. Street lamps gleam above the worn cement like demon’s eyes, seeming to bend and examine Abra’s soul. Twilight is an hour away, but an…

Lawrence Berry, an IN THE AIR Author Interview

On the verge of a new anthology, we are celebrating IN THE AIR with a behind the scenes view of authors and their stories. Here’s a look at Lawrence Berry and his story “Abra.”   ABOUT THE STORY Tell me a little about your story and the world you’ve created.   A mutant is made into a…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with Rohit Sawant

In our new author series, we’ll be offering a clairvoyant peek behind the veil of who and what makes up TRANSCENDENT. Here’s a glimpse at Rohit Sawant and his story “I Dream of Desirée.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? “I Dream of Desirée” came together over time. Part of it was inspired…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with N.H. Jackson

In our new author series, we’ll be offering a clairvoyant peek behind the veil of who and what makes up TRANSCENDENT. Here’s a glimpse at N.H. Jackson and his story “An Ode to the Feeling of Entering Virginia.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? An actual road trip that my friends and I…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with J.N. Powell

In our new author series, we’ll be offering a clairvoyant peek behind the veil of who and what makes up TRANSCENDENT. Here’s a glimpse at J.N. Powell and her story “Emry, the One Who Remembered.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? I took an online writing workshop with fantasy writer Betsy James, and…

Our TRANSCENDENT Authors: a Featured Interview with Ali Habashi

In our new author series, we’ll be offering a clairvoyant peek behind the veil of who and what makes up TRANSCENDENT. Here’s a glimpse at Ali Habashi and her story “When the Dreamshard Knocks.”   ABOUT THE STORY What inspired your story? I keep a dream journal under my bed, and the older I get,…