For All the Gold in the Vault, my wild-westpunk gay romance novella, will soon be showing up on Less Than Three Press’ Coming Soon page and Goodreads in preparation for it’s official January 20, 2016 release date, and I’ll be putting together a page for it here soon in celebration, too.
More updates as news comes along, of course.
My short novella For All the Gold in the Vault was accepted to be part of Less Than Three Press’ upcoming collection, The Devil’s Land, a wild-west themed collection of queer and MOGAI romance. I don’t have many more details about the collection itself at this time, but I’ll be sure to update as things come along.
For All the Gold in the Vault is about a thieving desperado who becomes entangled in a plot for revenge by a mysterious man outside the law. The young vagabond goes along with the scheme hoping to earn his way out of his own recent brush with the law, but his benefactor’s demands push his morals, and he must navigate the choice of living by his values or earning back his freedom at any cost.
I started FGV (or “Figvee”, as I call it in my head) back in the fall, when I was getting frustrated with my progress on Hellslayer. I decided I wanted to take a break and explore a little bit outside my usual style and comfort zone. (This was also taking place during a period in my life where I was justoverwhelmingly busy, which is how I overlooked bothering to mention much about this project to anyone before now.) FGV was the kind of kick-in-the-pants I needed once I was beginning to struggle with Hellslayer. It ended up being a lot of fun to work on, and I’m glad it turned out as well as it did, even with how much I was shuffling around my plate at the time. I’m so excited that it’s been chosen to be included in this collection, and I’m looking forward to what comes next for it. I’ll keep you all updated as things progress.
Today, I’ve added another short story to my free reads. Check under “Free Stories” to find it.
With the elephant breeding business in decline, the old farmer Jupita prepares herself to sell her farm and retire. However, when her nephew arranges to sell their last elephant, Norah, to traders after her hide, Jupita begins to devise a plan to save her pachyderm friend. Due to Jupita’s age and because she can’t be caught risking her family’s financial opportunities, she employs the unwitting assistance of two teenage thieves that had been making a habit of stealing from her farm, hoping that the young rogues can steal a prize as big as an elephant.
This is a nice long one as far as “short” stories go, so I’ve split it into three pages for easier reading. “Norah’s Skin” is one that I’m quite proud of–it’s a lot weaker on the fantasy themes than is typical for the genre, which is part of why I chose to self-publish it rather than try to find a professional market for it, but it’s one of the more sincere of my works. Plus, it stars two major characters from my Hellslayer series, which I have recently returned to working on, so it seemed an appropriate time to make “Norah’s Skin” publicly available. Hope you enjoy!
A reminder that not only is Blurred Lines–featuring my story, “Red Blood, White Blood”–on sale for purchase, but the Kindle version is available now on Amazon.com! Perfect if you have Amazon gift cards to spend or want to take a preview at the anthology’s first story, “Defying Expectations.”
The trans* erotica anthology Blurred Lines, which features my short story, “Red Blood, White Blood”, is now available!
Blurred Lines can be purchased in ebook or print format from Storm Moon Press.
I’m so excited for this anthology, and I want to thank all of my friends who have been excited alongside me for its release, as well as the people at Storm Moon Press who put this together. ”Red Blood, White Blood” was a story I wanted to write for a while before I knew about Storm Moon Press, and I’m so grateful to have found a publisher that not only wanted to create a collection of stories focused on trans* characters, but who also wanted to include my story as a part of that.
Storm Moon Press has updated their projected release date for the Blurred Lines anthology, which will feature my story, “Red Blood, White Blood”, to next Tuesday (2/11/14).
They’ve also posted the cover art for the anthology (which is boss as hell, if I may say so) on the anthology’s official page.
I’ll be sure to update again if there are any additional changes with its projected release.
It appears that the publication for the anthology that “Red Blood, White Blood” is included in has been delayed from its originally projected release date.
I don’t yet have any details on when it will be available for purchase, but rest assured that once I know, I’ll be sure to publicly announce it.
In preparation for the upcoming publication of my fantasy erotica short story, “Red Blood, White Blood”, I’ve recently updated my “Fiction” page and created a full page dedicated to RBWB to include details on its release, but I’ll reiterate them here.
“Red Blood, White Blood”, the story of a young woman in early civilization trying to reconcile her culture’s gender roles and traditions with her identity as a transgender woman, is to be included in the anthology Blurred Lines, a collection of erotica focused on the lives of trans* and genderqueer characters. Blurred Lines will be published by Storm Moon Press and available in electronic and paperback format February 7, 2014.
I recently returned my final edits to my editor, and I have to say, I’m pretty pleased with how the story turned out. And, of course, I’m more than a little thrilled to have it included in a professional publication, particularly one that celebrates the stories and lives of trans* people. I’ll update here as more details on the release become available.