World Horror Con 2015

May 21, 2014

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I am already planning and saving for World Horror Con 2015. It’s the 25th anniversary of the convention, and one of my most memorable WHCs was in Atlanta in 1999. I can guess that it will be a bit magical to go back 16 years later. Will it really have been 16 years? OMG.

Norwescon 2014 – April 17-20

February 19, 2014

I’ll be attending Norwescon 2014 as a guest, sitting on numerous panels about world-building, subplots, and other writing- and gaming-related topics. C’mon by!

“Fear of the Dark” Re-Releasing in Ebook

February 15, 2014
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I got some good news today. The horror anthology, FEAR OF THE DARK, by HorrorBound Publications is going to be released in ebook format soon.
It contains my short story entitled “Crack-o-Doom” and was edited by Maria Grazia Cavicchioli and Jason Rolfe.
“Crack-o-Doom” is the story of a little girl who finds herself caught in a terrible [...]

Clockwork Chaos anthology

October 19, 2013
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Steampunk! This anthology contains my short story “Miss Winterdove and the Erupting Eulogist,” described by SFRevu and “Lots of fun!” Check it out.

Blog Tour Stop: Trick or Treat

October 18, 2013
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These blog tour thingies are a fascinatingly modern concept, and this is the perfect time of year for one. Why? Because it reminds me of trick-or-treating. You go from “home” page to “home” page and get a little treat at each one.
If you’re here via the tour, then you stopped chez Alicia VanNoy Call‘s [...]

Happy First Birthday to Guild Wars 2

August 28, 2013
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When we shipped Guild Wars 2 last year, not many of us knew what to expect in the coming year.
We’d discussed the concept of a Living World for years, but when the game was actually out there——after a brief moment to celebrate and rest up——we found we had to actually tackle the idea! It [...]

Interview for Esprit D’Orr on the Nature of Magic in Tyria (Guild Wars 2)

August 10, 2013
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I recently answered lore questions posed by the French website “Esprit D’Orr.” Read it in English. (French version)

Gotta Collect ‘Em All — Short Stories, that is.

July 21, 2013
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Not long ago, I started pulling together my first collection. Okay, I’ve actually been working on it for about six months. A collection is no small undertaking, as I’ve come to realize, especially given my perfectionist tendencies and the performance anxiety that comes with releasing your first anything and wanting people to like it lots. [...]

Registration Now Open for Narrative Design Workshop

March 9, 2013
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This workshop will help you see your writing from a new perspective, whether you’re a novelist, short story writer, or comic book writer. It will also help you understand what it takes to break into the games industry and to be successful once in it.
The video game industry as a whole pulled in 24.75 [...]

Rec: The Historian by Elizabeth Kostova

March 9, 2013
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Angel’s adjectives: intriguing and intellectual
As far as vampire books go, this one ranks among the best I’ve ever read. It takes a historic/literary approach, giving a detailed look into the world of Vlad the Impaler and the peoples of his time through the eyes of a historian researching the historic character and visiting many of [...]

Deep Cuts: Mayhem, Menace, and Misery

January 19, 2013
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Genre: horror
Year edited: 2012
Year first published: 2013, Evil Jester Press
Where You Can Find It
Order the paperback edition online.
Get the Kindle edition.
If you read it, please do take a moment to give it a star-rating or review at either Amazon.com or at Goodreads.com (you can find reviews in both places as well.
History
Over the course of several [...]