Tag: short fiction

New Short Fiction: “Seven of Swords” (from The Storyteller’s Tarot) by L. A. Jacob

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of "Seven of Swords" (from The Storyteller's Tarot) by L. A. Jacob, the author of the "Grimaulkin" and "War Mage" series. Thievery, trickery, something precious is stolen. When Tamerlane, a finder of lost souls, is presented with the unusual task of finding a stolen pit bull, he knows that all creatures have souls that appear in the spirit world. It shouldn’t be hard to find a dog, right? Available now in digital editions from most online booksellers, "Seven of Swords" (from The Storyteller's Tarot) is the newest release in our Dragon Gems...

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New Short Fiction: “For the Favor of a Lady” by Steven D. Brewer

For the Favor of a Lady

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "For the Favor of a Lady", the second story in the "Revin's Heart" series, by Steven D. Brewer. Even a pirate will stop at nothing to help his little sister. When Grip, the first mate, is dismayed by his little sister's surprise engagement, Revin accompanies him home to learn who arranged her marriage and why. Available now in digital and trade paperback editions from most online booksellers, "For the Favor of a Lady" is the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection.

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“Dragon Gems” Temporarily Closed for Submissions

Dragon Gems

We want to think all of the authors out there for your, quite literally, overwhelming response to our Dragon Gems program. The number of submissions that we have received during the past two months have far, far exceeded our expectations. As a result, we will be temporarily closing submissions to the Dragon Gems program on March 31, 2022 so that we can take the time to evaluate all of the submissions that we already received and respond to them in a prompt manner. As the result of your overwhelming response and support for our Dragon Gems program, we plan to...

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Welcome to “The Truck Stop at the Center of the Galaxy”

At the center of the galaxy rests a mystery — a fully-functional space station abandoned by an alien race for centuries. Now a thriving hub for interstellar commerce and tourism, the station still contains more mysteries than you might imagine … We are extremely excited to be able to finally announce the publication of the first story in our new series, "The Truck Stop at the Center of the Galaxy", as author Steve Soult introduces you to "The Stargazer Gift Shop"! What would you buy at the Stargazer Gift Shop at the center of the galaxy? "The Stargazer Gift Shop"...

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New Short Fiction: “Grey Mother Mountain” by Elyse Russell

Grey Mother Mountain

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "Grey Mother Mountain" by Elyse Russell. When her village is destroyed, an elderly woman seeks help from the last remaining dragon to get revenge. Together, these two elderly females vow to rain vengeance down upon their enemies in a storm that will bring an entire city to its ruin. "Grey Mother Mountain" is also the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection and is available now in digital and trade paperback editions from most online booksellers. Signed editions are also available!

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Call for Submissions: “The Future’s So Bright …”

If you could catch a glimpse of the future, what would you hope to see? An environmentally-friendly paradise? High-tech advancements? Newly-evolved species of wildlife? For this collection, we want positive visions of the future. Show us terraces covered in gardens and solar panels, sprawling colonies under glass on Mars, and the explorers of tomorrow. Tell us what you think cities will look like in the year 2300, what it would be like to take a cruise on a spaceship, or what new organisms might evolve in the Amazon rain forest. Science fiction, fantasy, humor, and weird fiction are all welcome.

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New Short Fiction: “Sinera” by J Dark

Sinera

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "Sinera", the newest story in the Glass Bottles series, by J Dark. Not all quests are epic. Some are personal. Driven by a need to find her own truth about humanity, Sinera leaves Underhill to find the one human who commands fear and respect from the Elves, and discover the truth with her own eyes. Available now in digital editions from most online booksellers, "Sinera" is also the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection.

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Water Dragon Publishing Welcomes Author Elyse Russell

Elyse Russell

We are excited to announce that we have officially signed an agreement with author Elyse Russell to publish her story, "Grey Mother Mountain", as part our Dragon Gems short fiction program. Elyse Russell has been writing since she was seven. She loves stories in all forms. When writing, she tends to stick to short stories and graphic novels, and most of her works are speculative in nature. Elyse has had works accepted with Mermaid's Monthly, Hyphen Punk, Crone Girl's Press, Outcast Press, Markosia, Last Girls Club, and more. Her horror graphic novella, The Fell Witch, is an allegory for postpartum...

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New Short Fiction: “The Third Time’s the Charm” by Steven D. Brewer

The Third Time's the Charm

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of "The Third Time’s the Charm" by Steven D. Brewer. When an airship is hijacked by pirates, a young man with a secret loses his mentor … and his future. After twice thwarting the pirates' plans, he must finally come to terms with the pirate captain and decide whether to ally himself with him … or to confront a hostile future alone. Available now in digital and trade paperback editions from most online booksellers, "The Third Time’s the Charm" is the newest release in our Dragon Gems short fiction collection.

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