I have a lot of announcements to make in the days to come, including an explanation for why this blog has been quiet for so long (it’s a good one, I promise!).
In the meantime, please accept my belated congratulations to my friends and colleagues at The Written Remains Writers Guild and Smart Rhino Publications for the release of our much-anticipated anthology, SOMEONE WICKED, now available in print and e-book editions at Amazon.com.
“Avaricious, cruel, depraved, envious, mean-spirited, vengeful—the wicked have been with us since the beginnings of humankind. You might recognize them and you might not. But make no mistake. When someone wicked crosses your path, your life will never be the same. Do you know someone wicked? You will.
The 21 stories in the Someone Wicked anthology were written by the members of the Written Remains Writers Guild and its friends, and was edited by JM Reinbold and Weldon Burge.”
Someone Wicked is an eclectic web of stories spun around the central theme of evil incarnate, with a diversity of genre and style that is the hallmark of Smart Rhino Publications (and good anthologies everywhere). The authors featured in this collection include veteran storytellers as well as virgin word-wrights for whom Someone Wicked is a first-time publication. Contributors include:
- Gail Husch – Reckonings
- Billie Sue Mosiman – The Flenser
- Mike Dunne – The Fire of Iblis
- Christine Morgan – Sven Bloodhair
- Ramona DeFelice Long – The Chances
- Russell Reece – Abracadabra
- Carson Buckingham – The Plotnik Curse
- Chantal Noordeloos – Mirror Mirror
- Patrick Derrickson – The Next King
- Barbara Ross – Home Improvements
- JM Reinbold – Missing
- Shaun Meeks – Despair
- Liz DeJesus – Sisters: A Fairy Tale
- Doug Blakeslee – The Flowering Princess of Dreams
- Justynn Tyme – The Semi-Aquatic Blue Baker of Borneo
- Ernestus Jiminy Chald – The Tail of Fate
- Weldon Burge – Right-Hand Man
- Joseph Badal – Ultimate Betrayal
- Maria Masington – Impresario
- L.L. Soares – Sometimes the Good Witch Sings to Me
and – hey, that’s me! –
- Shannon Connor Winward – The Devil Inside.
Interested in learning more? Someone Wicked is being featured at The Mortuary, an online forum dedicated to the horror genre in all its forms. Creep over to the discussion to see what readers and authors are saying about the Someone Wicked stories.
By the way, the illustration for the cover for Someone Wicked (which I absolutely LOVE) was created by Jamie Mahon and designed by Amy York. Learn more about all the Someone Wicked, as well as news and updates, over at www.SmartRhino.com.