Announcement: Wisconsin’s Emerging Writers, an anthology of fiction

 

 

Hey all! Long time no talk. I’ve been wanting to scream about an exciting thing for the last month or so and I can finally mention it now. Back in May, I submitted a short story  or an anthology featuring upcoming Wisconsin writers.I submitted while I was at a convention and promptly got distracted by said convention and basically forgot that I submitted anything at all.

Now we fast forward a bit…and…

I can finally announce that my short story – Into the Void – is being published in Z Publishing‘s anthology ‘Wisconsin’s Emerging Writers: an anthology of fiction.’ I’m honored to be included! They were a joy to work with and I’m really excited to see the final product in print. The pre-order for the anthology can be found HERE. The official publication date is August 28th. 

Check out their Facebook page as well!

Check it out and support some upcoming Wisconsin authors!

 

Thanks

~LL

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Introducing: Unfading Daydream

Unfading Daydream is a literary magazine that strives to feature the genres that inspired us to start writing (science fiction, fantasy, horror, etc.). We want to showcase stories of all types – from romantic, to platonic – and especially ones featuring LGBTQ+ themes. Unfading Daydream will be published on a quarterly basis.

Unfading Daydream is a venture that Adelei Wade and I are taking on. We want to find a way to feature writers – both experienced and inexperienced – who write in the genres we love (sci-fi, fantasy, horror, etc). Genre fiction doesn’t always get the love in the publishing world that literary fiction does…yet there are plenty of amazing stories out there. We want to find those stories.

That’s where you guys come in~

We’re just about to open our first submission period! This means you’d have the opportunity to be published in the first issue of Unfading Daydream.

Basic Details:

  • We are open to established and new, emerging authors.
  • In terms of length, we’re looking for stories between 1000 and 7000 words. Shorter or longer stories will be evaluated on a case by case basis.
  • No previously published works.
  • No fanfiction, please
  • Reading periods are MayAugustNovember, and February. 
  • All submissions must be in by 11:59pm CST on the last day of the reading period. In this case, all submissions must be in by 11:59pm CST on May 31st.
  • Expect a decision within four weeks
  • See full guidelines HERE

While we are brand new, we are offering monetary payment to those who we accept for publication. Stories that are between 1000-3000 words will receive $5. Stories that are longer than that will receive $10.  All contributors receive a hard copy of the magazine.

Submissions:

  • We accept submissions only by email.
  • Free to submit!
  • Please send your submission to submit [at] unfadingdaydream [dot] com with the title of ‘Unfading Daydream Submission’.

We are also seeking submissions for cover art.

Thank you, we look forward to seeing the submissions!
~LL

Hey all! Today is the day!

Opus Crescendo is out now!

WHERE TO BUY:

Amazon ebooks can be found HERE

Smashwords ebooks can be found HERE

Amazon hard copies can be found HERE

CreateSpace hard copies can be found HERE

DESCRIPTION:

In penance for trying to change the status quo, John Stratton is tasked with building a program for training teenaged, enhanced assassins with AIs from the ground up. Project Maestro. His obedience wavers when one of the candidates hits a little too close to home. The fire is back. And this time he is determined to succeed.

Light Morrison accepts the offer from Project Maestro in hopes of finding a challenge. Everything is going well at first – he’s made friends with Aria and Jinto, the curriculum is difficult, and the new environment is doing him wonders. The true nature of Project Maestro is revealed and despite disliking what he’ll do, Light goes along with it. That is until he, Aria, and Jinto discover information that changes everything.

Thanks everyone~

Thanks for all the support!

Happy writing
~LL