The results are in. You voted for your preferred genre for the next IWSG anthology and it is..... Fantasy! I'm super excited about it. Fantasy is my first love for writing and reading. I expect the members will make the competition as amazing as last time with some terrific writing. More information will be coming at the start of September.
Heart Stopper and Other Stories By Tamara Narayan
One collection, four stories, 171 pages of suspense...
Heart Stopper: The disappearance of random household items baffles Dallas Radner and his eleven-year-old daughter, Tessa. Ten plastic bags, nine ballpoint pens . . . what's next? This odd countdown should end on November 1, The Day of the Dead. That's also Tessa's birthday and the one-year anniversary of her surgery, the day her heart stopped on the operating table.
Dallas almost lost Tessa once. On November 1, one thing will vanish forever. Will it be his daughter?
Detour: Fed up with her abusive boyfriend, coed Chloe Langley takes off in a borrowed car for the safety of home. She'll never make it.
One Step Away: Acrophobia has ruined Darryl James's marriage and stolen his son. To get Andrew back, Darryl undergoes desensitization therapy. Just as success is within his grasp, a relapse occurs with shocking consequences.
Monitor: Perched on a mountain with a view to die for, Laura and Paul Alderson have it all: new house, new baby, and new challenges. But urgent whispers from the baby monitor about her infant son and the garage threaten to turn Laura's American dream into a nightmare.
Available on Amazon ($2.99)
Karen Walker, a member of IWSG, is putting together an anthology on aging. It sounds very interesting and you can be part of it. Read her post from last week's IWSG and get the details. Of course, you have to of a certain age. I am, unfortunately, plenty old enough so I'm thinking about this. Just another example of the great things you find on IWSG days.
Once again, Amazon is having it's day of special deals for Prime members. I'll probably look around a little but I don't really expect to buy anything. First because there's nothing I really want to purchase and second because the deals weren't that great last year in my opinion. Perhaps it was just that I didn't want anything they had.
I don't do politics on this blog or any social media, but this past week has left most sane people reeling with dismay, grief and a feeling of helplessness at the craziness all over the country and the world. So a quote about that.
Will you shop Amazon on Prime Day? Do you have some interesting thoughts on aging? Are you excited for writing some fantasy stories for the IWSG anthology? How about Tamara's Heartstopper? Sounding pretty spooky.