The debut week of First Book Stories continues with our special guest Rie Sheridan. Her most popular stories to date are the Adventures of Bruce and Roxanne, humorous horror shorts several of which have been collected into two print chapbooks by Yard Dog Press.
http://writersvillage.com/wvu3/) I was told I should submit it to her publisher. So I did, and NovelBooks, Inc (now defunct) contracted the book. It was one of the most exciting days of my life! We went through an extensive edit, and the book was published in 2001. One of the things I learned is that publication is only the beginning, then you have to market, publicize and sell the darn thing! When the house folded several years later, I decided not to try and find it a new home, because I felt it could be better. After I found a writing partner, I worked with him to revise it. Retitled The Luckless Prince, polished to a bright, shiny finish, I submitted it to Zumaya Publications, and now -- after yet another extensive edit, it will be finding a new life this summer with new plot twists, new characters, and all the insight that ten years as a writer could add to it. So, this is both my first and latest book story.
http://www.riewriter.com/) has been writing professionally for the last ten years or so — though she has just added the “Rose” on the end. After putting up with her for the last eight years, she figured her husband deserved the recognition. Prior to last year, her work appeared under “Rie Sheridan.”
In that decade, she has published 4 novels, 1 short story collection, 2 chapbooks of collected stories, and five poetry collections as well as contributing to several anthologies.
Join us on Saturday, when our guest is Chelle Cordero.