Just under 10,000 words for a shared world anthology. More when I get an official answer on whether it’s been accepted or not. (Hope so because this is not a story I can use elsewhere.)
“Confessions of a Stripper: Tales from the VIP room” by Lacey Lane.
You see, one of the main character in a WIP (Work In Progress) is an exotic dancer. Rather than rely on Holywood nonsense like Striptease, I’m looking for “real” stories as a basis for character creation. This includes books by actual dancers as well as talking to people who are in, or have been in, the business.
The cover for Sword & Sorceress 26 has been released. I have a story, “Time for Tears” in this one.
Maybe someday I’ll be blase about having my name show up in print, but boy I hope not.
I’m looking for “beta readers” to read stories that I’ve just completed and give me their impressions. You don’t have to be an editor or proofreader. You just have to be someone who enjoys a good story (preferably someone who likes science fiction and fantasy but even that isn’t absolutely necessary–sometimes it’s good to get views from folk outside the field) and can answer questions like the following: