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    The Story Behind the Story: The Door

    My interest in writing short stories started a couple of years ago. I always told myself I had too much to say to write short, so that’s why I wrote novels. I was up for a challenge, though, and when I came across an online short story writing class, I signed up right away. The… Read more »

  • The Story Behind the Story: Countdown Cafe

    I’m a coffee addict. There, I said it. My awesome hubby has a steaming mug of coffee with cream ready for me every morning, as there are unconfirmed rumors that I’m a little cranky before that first cup. Anyway, one day I was running errands a few blocks from my house and thought I’d try… Read more »

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    The Story Behind the Story: Untimely

    My novella, Untimely, stars Ellie, a college-bound history buff determined to stop a time traveling thief of the future from stealing a piece of the past. The picturesque settings of the town of Charlottesville, Virginia figure prominently in the story, as do the University of Virginia and Monticello, the home of Thomas Jefferson. I live… Read more »

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    The Story Behind the Story: The Fate Stone

    On Reincarnation and Quantum Theory—No really, this is interesting!  Reincarnation is an intriguing topic. Who hasn’t wondered about it? I mean really, is life a one-and-done thing? And at the end, we cease to exist? And if so, what’s the point? Theories abound. Many cultures and some religions believe we don’t cease to exist, and… Read more »

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    The Story Behind the Story: Duo’vr

    In my short story, Duo’vr, I chose to write about an intergalactic princess who has a very narrow view of her life and world, despite her living at the edge of space! Through a series of events that befall her, she discovers her worth and the power that even a single decision can wield over… Read more »

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    *VOTE by 5/27* TICK TOCK Nominated for a UTOPiA Award!

    Hooray! We were so excited to learn that TICK TOCK: Seven Tales of Time has been nominated for Best Anthology in the 2016 UTOPiA Awards! There are 31 categories and several of them are new this year, including Best Anthology, Best Series Finale, Best Middle Grade Book, Best Quote, and Best Formatting. So, go pick… Read more »

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    Today’s the Day to Be Wicked!

    Our 2016 anthology, TICK TOCK: Seven Tales of Time releases today! Order in print or ebook now. Early reviews have been great, like these: What readers are saying: This is an incredible collection of novellas with a unified theme (time). It was intriguing to see how each author wove her own tale based on this… Read more »

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    Author Q&A: A.G. Henley Comes Clean

    A.G. Henley stopped by Wicked Ink Books HQ for a chat! We asked her a few fun questions about writing and life and she was kind enough to share her insights. A.G.’s story in TICK TOCK: Seven Tales of Time is called: Untimely, in which a young woman must protect the past to thwart a thief… Read more »

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    Author Q&A: Wendy Terrien Comes Clean

    Author Wendy Terrien popped in to the office for a chat today! Wendy’s story in TICK TOCK: Seven Tales of Time is The Fate Stone, in which a girl wakes up in an asylum and must survive, and escape. What do you never leave home without, and why? Honestly, I never leave without my cell… Read more »

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    Author Q&A: Shawn McGuire Comes Clean

    Shawn’s story in our TICK TOCK: Seven Tales of Time is entitled The Door, in which a locked apartment door hides a chilling secret. What do you never leave home without, and why? Lip balm. I hate it when my lips get dry, which is a never-ending battle where I live in Colorado, so I’ve… Read more »