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"The Beacon and the Keeper" placed first in the Rising Stars category of AnthologyBuilder's match-that-artwork contest. It is available as of 12/7/09.
The villagers at the base of the Kardanions knew that they lived at the feet of the tallest mountains in Knedra. It was a matter of some pride to them. Yet the winters and the storms that struck in the foothills of the Kardanions were wretched; they couldn’t imagine anyone living any higher than themselves. When the light first appeared amid the barren rocks between the treeline and the snow, it was a disconcerting mystery.
I put together an anthology of the two winning pieces as well as some stories from the runners-up. The cover at is the work that inspiried "The Beacon and the Keeper." It's available here.
"The Gallows Wife" will appear in Semaphore Magazine's 2009 anthology.
Also, my story "The Beacon and the Keeper" is a finalist in the Rising Stars Division (for writers 18 and younger) in the AnthologyBuilder Match-That-Artwork contest.
As the description of this blog says, this is my place to list publishing credits, writing contests, and anything else I suceed at in the writing world. Because I like to brag, and because I need somewhere to keep track of these.
Up until now, these are my credits (with links if they apply).
'The Wayab's Tower', MindFlights (Febuary 28& 29, March 2008)
During a sudden storm, travelers are terrified to discover who will be sharing their rain shelter with them. But an old woman remembers that the feared Ahu'a Henem Balam was not always to be feared...
'Sorceress of Avalo', Byzarium (March 2008)
Going to a sorceress' tower with a knife...for what purpose?
'Underground', The Harrow (June 2008)
Where did Joshua disappear to for four months, and why does he have such a fascination with ants?
--'What's a demon for?', OddCon Youth Prose Poem/Flash Fiction contest (www.oddcon.com/winners.html)
Fame is not far now.