Profile cover photo
Profile photo
Elisabeth Waters
174 followers -
author and editor
author and editor

174 followers
About
Posts

Post has attachment
Choices
It's that time of year again: the publication of the annual Valdemar anthology, and my annual animal story. This year it's called "A Siege of Cranes." Lena, my protagonist with Animal MindSpeech, prefers animals to most people, probably because she finds an...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Sword and Sorceress 33
I have no idea where the time went, but I just realized that I need to approve the page proofs (which have been ready for over a month) next Friday in order to publish the paperback version of Sword and Sorceress 33 . The pre-orders for ePub  and Kindle  ha...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Autumn in San Francisco
It's September and I'm pretty much finished with the pre-orders for Sword and Sorceress 32 . When it's published on November 2, 2017, it will be available in trade paperback and possibly a few more eBook formats, but at the moment it's available for iBook ,...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Read the Book!
During my first quarter in college, I had a teacher who frequently used two acronyms: RTB (Read The Book) and RTQ (Read The Question). If you do both of these, your grades will be much better. Reading the question carefully also helps with games like Trivia...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Dark Speech
This is the eleventh of the Treasures of Albion stories, and it begins with April, the first assistant registrar at the University of Albion, having such a bad day that when local law enforcement shows up, it's actually a nice change: "Is black magic custom...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
A Wake of Vultures
"A Wake of Vultures" is the fourth story in my mini-series of stories in Mercedes Lackey's Valdemar anthologies about people with Animal Mindspeech. Lena, the protagonist of this story, first appeared in "A Charm of Finches" (published in 2010) as a ten-yea...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
Threads
The idea for this story, which appeared in Stars of Darkover , the first of the Darkover anthologies edited by Deborah J. Ross, wasn't really mine. Ann Sharp, my collaborator, had been threatening to write this back when MZB was still editing Darkover antho...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
A Drink of Deadly Wine
This is the tenth story in the Treasures of Albion  series that Michael Spence and I write together, and it originally appeared in Sword and Sorceress 28 . The inspiration for this story was a combination of two things: (1) Psalm 60, verse 3 "Thou hast show...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
They That Watch
As I mentioned in my last post, I am going back and filling in the answers to "where did you get the idea for this story?" that I missed during my hiatus from blog writing. "They That Watch" is the 9th story in the Treasures of Albion series that Michael Sp...
Add a comment...

Post has attachment
A Trip of Goats
I originally started this blog to answer the question "where do you get your ideas?" Since the answer tends to be different for each story, I did an entry for each one I wrote. Then life interfered, and I pretty much stopped writing this blog. I'm picking i...
A Trip of Goats
A Trip of Goats
waters01.blogspot.com
Add a comment...
Wait while more posts are being loaded