This story is dedicated to the eight participants in the 2004 Tough Love critique course.
It is also dedicated to Neil Gaiman, a prince among storytellers.
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yElemental : The Tsunami Relief AnthologySteven Savile
New York (State):Tor,2006Z17770952006anthology short story science fiction fantasy In the winter of 2005, following the horrifying tsunami disaster in Southeast Asia, Steven Savile and Alethea Kontis joined forces to raise money to help the distressed survivors and created Elemental. They solicited unpublished Sci Fi and fantasy stories from among the leading writers in these genres today, and received immediate responses in the form of the works collected in this book. Not only have the authors agreed to forgo any payment from the publisher, but the publisher has also agreed to donate all profits from the anthology to the Save the Children Foundation. Elemental has an introduction by Arthur C. Clarke and includes over twenty stories by authors such as Brian Aldiss, David Drake, Jacqueline Carey, Martha Wells, Larry Niven, Joe Haldeman, Eric Nylund, Sherrilyn Kenyon, writing as Kinsley McGregor, and many others, along with a Dune story by Brian Herbert and Kevin J Anderson.New York (State):Tor,2006
Prickle Moon is a collection of short fiction. It contains eleven previously published stores and five new ones. Included are the Sevenwaters novella, ’Twixt Firelight and Water', the epic Nordic story, 'Otherling', and 'In Coed Celyddon', a tale of the young man who would one day become King Arthur.
The title story, especially written for the collection, concerns an old Scottish wise woman facing an impossible moral dilemma. Other new stories in the book include 'By Bone-Light', a contemporary retelling of the Russian fairy tale 'Vasilissa the Wise', and 'The Angel of Death', a dark story about a puppy mill rescue.