Writing has been a big part of my life ever since I could remember, and it has always been a dream of mine to publish something.
That dream has been realized! (And it keeps growing.)
Three days ago, an anthology known as The Longest Night Watch, an annual anthology that serves as a tribute to Terry Pratchett, was published – and one of my stories was included. (You can order your copy here!) I’m so grateful for the group of writers who came together to use words to fight Alzheimer’s disease. We do this by donating all the proceeds from sales to a charity for Alzheimer’s research.
It goes to show that, if you continue to chase your dreams, magical things really do happen. Since then, the anthology bug bit me hard, and now I am involved with more anthologies than I know what to do with – and more are being created weekly! It’s exciting to put myself – including my stories – out there, get all vulnerable, and see some positive effects. I still pursue writing novels (especially next month during NaNoWriMo), but, for now, I’m content to hone my craft by writing short stories.