Presenting: Foxtales!

foxtalesI’m happy to announce the publication of Foxtales, the first volume of fiction and poetry from the Fox Valley Writers’ Group, to which I belong.  I’ve contributed a story entitled “White Horse,” which is one of my usual goofy what-ifs.  My friends and colleagues also have work in this diverse collection.  It’s got a little something for everybody.

The price is right, too!  Kindle and Nook editions are just $0.99 for a limited time, and we’ve got a paperback edition for $4.99 (and when you think about it, where can you get a brand-spankin’-new book for less than a ‘fin?)

So, what’s in the book?  This is from the description; see if you can guess which story is mine:

Foxtales is a collection of short fiction and poetry from the members of the Fox Valley Writers Group. Topics: read about a truck driver’s exploits in a dystopian, corporate-controlled United States; a vampire has a serious case of the hiccups, Jesus and his Father discuss popular culture, relationship problems abound when buying a home, relive the sting of rejection and breakup, experience the horror of the Civil War, learn about a supernatural telephone and eavesdrop on a first date with a crazy man. There’s a lot in this little book – take a peek, you won’t be disappointed!

Enjoy this first of what we hope to be an annual foray into publishing.  It was a lot of work, especially for our editors, but also a blast of an activity for any writers’ group.  It gave us deadlines we couldn’t miss, taught us about editing and storytelling, and eventually got our names out there!  Not a bad deal at all.

I’ll have more to say on the process of getting something like this together very soon.  I enjoy sharing the behind the scenes info on the writing game, and I hope you’ll tune back in for it.

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