Authors play dress-up when they write short stories. It’s the truth; I wouldn’t lie to you about this.
Most of the time, I sit around wearing my “paranormal fantasy” costume. If a book has my name on it, chances are, paranormal fantasy. It might be psychic powers, or elemental beings, or ghosts—but there will definitely be a little woo-woo involved.
If you ask me to write a short story, though, boy howdy. Experimental fusion fiction! Mysteries! High fantasy! Paranormal romance! And just recently, the most twisted contemporary fairy tale retelling ever. As a writer, being invited to contribute a short story means it’s playtime.~ read more ~