Friday 21 September 2012

Story Sales

I'd like to mention the three sales I made last week. Three professional sales in a week made me over excited. (Professional sales pay 5 US cents per word.)

I sold stories to Nature's Futures (guidelines are here), Kazka's At Year's End Anthology (guidelines are here). And to Alex Shvartsman's Unidentified Funny Objects anthology (no guidelines, because it's closed, but watch UFO space, there may be another anthology in the distant skies.) 

Alex has just released the table of contents, Mike Resnick! Lavie Tidhar! Ken Lui! Others!

What a buzz. 

“El and Al vs. Himmler’s Hideous Horde from Hell” by Mike Resnick
“The Alchemist’s Children” by Nathaniel Lee
“Moon Landing” by Lavie Tidhar
“Fight Finale from the Near Future” by James Beamon
“Love Thy Neighbors” by Ken Liu
The Alien Invasion As Seen In The Twitter Stream of @dweebless” by Jake Kerr”
“Dreaming Harry” by Stephanie Burgis
“The Last Dragon Slayer” by Chuck Rothman
“The Real Thing” by Don Sakers
“2001 Revisited via 1969″ by Bruce Golden
“The Working Stiff” by Matt Mikalatos
“Temporal Shimmies” by Jennifer Pelland
“One-Hand Tantra” by Ferrett Steinmetz
“Of Mat and Math” by Anatoly Belilovsky
“Timber!” by Scott Almes
“Go Karts of the Gods” by Michael Kurland
“No Silver Lining” by Zach Shephard
“If You Act Now” by Sergey Lukyanenko
“My Kingdom for a Horse” by Stephen D. Rogers
“First Date” by Jamie Lackey
“All I Want for Christmas” by Siobhan Gallagher
“Venus of Willendorf” by Deborah Walker
“An Unchanted Sword” by Jeff Stehman
“The Day They Repossessed my Zombies” by K.G. Jewell
“The Fifty One Suitors of Princess Jamatpie” by Leah Cypess
“The Secret Life of Sleeping Beauty” by Charity Tahmaseb
“The Velveteen Golem” by David Sklar
“The Worm’s Eye View” by Jody Lynn Nye
“Cake from Mars” by Marko Kloos
 Web content:
“The Ogre King and the Piemaker” by Tarl Kudrick – September
“You Bet” by Alex Shvartsman – October
“Mr. Terwilliger Confesses” by Amanda C. Davis – November
“Demonology for Nerds” by Andrew F. Rey – December
“A Midnight Carnival at Sunset” by Terra LeMay – January
“Morte Cousine” by Kara Dalkey – February


  1. Fantastic! Looking forward to another Nature story from you.

  2. Replies
    1. Thanks Melissa. I suspect it was a never to be repeated week. So I'm enjoying it.

  3. What a fantastic week! Great job!

  4. Way to go, Deborah! I recognize a few W1S1ers in that line-up. Very nice.

  5. Super congrats, Deborah! That is exciting. I'm looking forward to reading Alex's anthology.

  6. Woo - fantasticity all round. Many congrats.

    1. Yep, I'm feeling so fine, I'm yet again attempting a novel.

  7. Congratulations! I'm looking forward to this one.

  8. And looking forward to reading your story, Amanda. Congratulations to you too, Miss.

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    1. Thanks, Cate. I've got a feeling I'm never going to do three in a week again.