Announcing Writers in Writing Volume 1!

Crystal Lake Publishing presents WRITERS ON WRITING: AN AUTHOR’S GUIDE. Volume 1 coming soon. Your favorite authors share their secrets in the ultimate guide to becoming and being an author. Writers On Writing is an ongoing series of 15,000 to 20,000 word eBooks, with original ‘On Writing’ essays by writing professionals. A new edition will be launched every few months, … Read More

The Lost Citadel. And a Giveaway!

The city is called “Redoubt”… and so far as anyone knows, it is the last.  Seven decades ago, there were cities upon cities; kingdoms and nations, the remains of ancient empire. Cultures at war, cultures at trade. Races with varying degrees of alliance and distrust. Humans, elves, dwarves, and others; magic and monsters, rare but real. Regions of desolation, certainly, … Read More

Psychos: Serial Killers, Depraved Madmen, and the Criminally Insane

  I have been DYING to announce this!  My story “Murder for Beginners” was accepted for John Skipp’s Psychos: Serial Killers, Depraved Madmen, and the Criminally Insane.  Isn’t that fantastic?  You know what is even cooler?  This TOC.  Check it! Jim Shepard Edgar Allen Poe Joan Aiken Richard Connell Ray Bradbury Robert Bloch Ed Kurtz Laura Lee Bahr William Gay … Read More