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Of Murder, Black Magic, and Sorceous Familiars: Redcaps, Part 2

            Last week, I kicked off my blog series about the folklore that inspired my short story, “Jenny Redcape,” by giving a general rundown on redcaps. This week, we’ll revisit the subject to talk about … Continue reading

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Folklore and Inspiration: Redcaps, Pt. 1.

          There is a deep, dark forest of folklore out there, just waiting to be explored. Some parts of it are strange and unsettling. Other parts are lighter, a dazzle of sunlight through the leaves. But … Continue reading

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A Thief in the Temple

          Every night is a different sort of sameness. I am a blonde, a brunette, a redhead. I am plump or willowy, shy or brazen. One night, I’m a girl he spied in the market stooping … Continue reading

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Coming Soon: Jenny Redcape

Inspired by folklore about the fae, red caps, and Little Red Riding Hood, my short story, “Jenny Redcape,” is about an immortal vigilante who uses the blood magic in her red cape to hunt those who harm the innocent. It … Continue reading

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Of Sirens and Sorrow

**This post was originally featured on Rhonda Parrish’s blog.** “The Mermaid and the Dolphin” Arthur Rackham (1908). The ocean. So beautiful. So mysterious. So “full of fish,” as Kevin Kline’s character from French Kiss observed. And merfolk, maybe? For thousands of … Continue reading

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Catch Your Copy of SIRENS Today!

It’s heeeeere! The Sirens anthology comes out today, stuffed to the gills with siren-y goodness. My story, “The Fisherman and the Golem,” lies waiting inside to entice you into deep literary waters, and it is in some stellar company. If you’re wondering … Continue reading

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