Lifehacker.com has a great article on The Science of Storytelling that explains why stories are so powerful, and why a good one works so well with an audience. My favourite quote: When we are being told a story, things change dramatically. Not only are the language processing parts in our brain activated, but any other area in our brain that [...]
When the Hero Comes Home is the latest anthology by Dragon Moon Press, and the first time one of my stories appeared in an anthology! Yay!
When the Hero Comes Home is 19 stories about what happens when the story is over. It was edited by DMP’s own wonderful Gabrielle Habowy and the amazing Ed Greenwood, creator of the Forgotten Realms and author of 128 or so books (the number keeps going up so I lose track!). It features some of today’s top sci-fi and fanstasy writers(like Todd McCaffery, Julie Kagawa, Jim C. Himes and others) as well as some up-and-comers (like Marie Bilodeau, J.M. Frey and me!)