Category Archives: Sales

The Dark Issue 45 – February 2019

The latest issue of The Dark is out in the wild!

There are new stories by Carrie Laben (“The Crying Bride”) and Julia August (“Butterflies and Hurricanes”), and reprints from myself (“The Red Forest”) and Octavia Cade (“The Little Beast”).

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Midnight and Moonshine – the release!

And thus we threatened and thus it came to pass … or rather will do so in November this year. Yes, we have a cover for Midnight and Moonshine, we have stories, we have an Introduction
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I sold a story to Dark Prints Press for their A Killer Among Demons anthology.

“Cuckoo” is certainly one of the nastier stories I’ve written.

A sample:

The child was dead by the time I found her, but she suited my
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Woot – first sale of 2012!

Very happy to announce that Lisa Hannett’s and my story “Prohibition Blues” has sold to Liz and Amanda at Ticonderoga Publications for the awesome and upcoming anthology Damnation and Dames.

There are shoes, werewolves, the Charleston, feathers, chases through swamps, folk with
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This morning I sent a new story, “Winter Children”, to PS Publishing.

This evening the kindly gents purchased it for their Postscripts anthology.

*snoopy dancing*


The Secret is out at last and I can stop being mysterious

At last! I can talk about this!!

Legendary editor Stephen Jones has announced his new project, an anthology of original, commissioned horror stories. A Book of Horrors has the cover below (quiver), and my story ‘The Coffin-maker’s Daughter’ in it!

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Highly Useful Courses

The Queen herself, Kim Wilkins, is teaching for QWC again. All hail!

There’s the Express Year of the Novel, the Year of the Edit and the Year of the Novel Online (YONline 3). The first two are members only courses, but the third can be done by anyone, anywhere, with access to t’internet.

Go here for a look-see


Lisa Hannett (my other Brain) and I have sold a story we wrote together post-Clarion South. The February Dragon has been bought by the lovely Liz Grzyb at Ticonderoga Publications for the Scary Kisses anthology.

The anthology will be launched at Swancon 2010 in Perth over Easter (


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I do appear to have made my first sale for 2010 on the second day of the year. Huzzah!

Twelfth Planet Press (aka The Little Press That Could – will release its next anthology, Sprawl,  into the wild at AussieCon4 ( in Melbourne in September of this year.

In which a sale leads to Snoopy Dancing

Made a sale this very morning! Huzzah!

Cat Rambo over at the fabulous Fantasy Magazine (click here for fabulousness has taken The Chrysanthemum Bride for their stable of stories.

And this news has led to Snoopy Dancing in the study – as seen here com/watch? v=hUQX2B67KL4