CAUTION: Long post ahead, but it’s worth it. 😉 Originally posted on Rise of the Slush blog: The last 2 months have been a bit insane. I got roped into this crazy submission call, originally proposed by my critique partner. The submission call involved fairy tale re-telling with *drumroll* zombies! I know what you’re going to say next: “But Landra you hate, and I mean despise with every ounce of your being, zombies.” I’m also aware of this fact, and… did I mention I was dragged into this by my critique partner. The conversation went a bit like this: Her: “This is insane but, PUBLISHER hasRead More →

Behind the Fairytale My upcoming release, Raven Pirate Assassin Spy (cover reveal and contest here) is based on the original Grimm Fairytale called The Seven Ravens. Suprisingly it’s not as gruesome as some have been, though there is a little bit of a horror element to it. Here’s the original tale for consumption. The Seven Ravens* There was once a man who had seven sons, and last of all one daughter. Although the little girl was very pretty, she was so weak and small that they thought she could not live; but they said she should at once be christened. So the father sent oneRead More →