Tuesday, September 12, 2006

Story announcement

When my publisher called last month to ask me to write a daily serial story for their Online Reads library, I took roughly 0.2178 seconds to say “YES!”

Result, after two mad weeks of writing (and barely blogging):

“The Wild’s Call,” a romantic urban fantasy that forms a distant prequel to Eyes of Crow. It tells the story of Elysia and Darien, two friends called by Animal Spirits to escape a world plummeting into a new Dark Age.

It’s How It All Began. The Collapse. The Reawakening. The choosing of people by each Animal Spirit to embody its essence.

There’ll be guns, getaways, and good lovin’, doled out in twenty short chapters, one per weekday for four weeks.

It all starts Monday, November 13. I'll post a direct link to the story as soon as it's available.


You mean that little free short story library that Harlequin has on their site?

Ooh, that's great. XD Love to read a taste of your writing.

Posted by: Anonymous Anonymous at 9/16/2006 12:46 AM

Yep, that's the one. It's one of their Daily Reads, which I find strangely addictive, even though most of them aren't the type of writing I would normally take an interest in.

The cool thing is that readers can discuss the story on a designated message board, so I'll get instant feedback.

Posted by: Blogger Jeri at 9/16/2006 6:39 AM

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