Story Accepted in Xchyler’s “The Strange Island of…” Contest

10848040_800597670014055_4523805980193855069_nI’m feeling deliciously sneaky right now. I’ve been working on a steampunk novel since November, and I decided to submit the first act to Xchyler’s “The Strange Island of…” contest for kicks and giggles. Apparently it worked… Holy moly!

I’m very excited!

The anthology is planned for release in May.

The next anthology releases on Xchyler’s list include The Toll of Another Bell (join the January 31 Facebook launch party here: and Mechanized Masterpieces II.

For any interested writers, be sure to check out the details for Xchyler’s next contest: “Losers Weepers!” They’re an especially great team for new writers to work with:

Also, if you happen to have read Legends and Lore: An Anthology of Mythic Proportions, we would very much appreciate a moment of your time to leave a review. If you haven’t read it, you should! Because Samson as a jinni, and other awesome stuff: