The Fox and the Hound

I remember the Disney movie, where—as the film poster says—"...two friends...didn't know they were supposed to be enemies." The novel is a different animal altogether. In the novel, the fox and the hound are never friends. The hound hunts the fox relentlessly until the latter dies from exhaustion. Then the hound gets shot.

Spoiler alert for a novel that came out in 1967.

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Dark and Dangerous Things Are Here!

The Purple Ink Writers' latest anthology, Dark and Dangerous Things III is finally here! I just purchased it on Kindle, and I've been enjoying reading the stories by all the not-me authors.

Dark and Dangerous Things III has just about everything. I really enjoyed spreading my wings and finally publishing something in the science fiction genre. Science fiction was my thing back in high school, when I spent my free time writing short stories about aliens and gods made of touchable photons.

My knowledge of physics was still light in high school.

But now I'm back! And I enjoyed it so much, I might just have to do it again soon.

It's Finally Here

Okay. It's only on Kindle for now, but that's still amazing. Beyond the Nightlight is the first book published by Adrean Messmer, although all we Crows had a part in editing the pieces that were submitted. It's our first official publication with authors other than ourselves. We had so many submissions, and many of them were so great that we decided we had to keep them--and move them to other anthologies that are still upcoming.

I don't know when it comes out on paperback, but the paperback versions usually get a little delayed. When it does come out in paperback, I'll post a link to it on my Publications page. Shannon and I both have stories in this anthology: this time only one each. Mine is called "The In-Between Places," so look for it and feel free to tell me what you think.

Thanks to all the contributors and to my fellow Crows for making this all happen. There's tons more coming up soon, so keep your eyes open for new news!