Worlds Next Door

My contributors’ copy of Worlds Next Door arrived recently.  It’s always a thrill to have a book with your name in it arrive in the mail.  My story Inksucker is one of the 25 stories for kids contained within.  I read the book and there are a lot of fun stories in there, along with some cool illustrations.

Another cool thing is that I’m sharing the table of contents with some very talented Australian writers, including a couple of my fellow Clarionites, Angie Rega and Angela Slatter plus others such as RJ Astruc.

Some stories take a long time between when I get the initial idea to finished result, but the ideas for Inksucker worked out quite quickly for me.  I still had to struggle to meet the deadline for contributions to the anthology.  The majority of the story was written on a 51-hour ferry ride from Osaka to Shanghai.

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2 comments on “Worlds Next Door
  1. Andy Smith says:

    I saw when you got in, but Congrats again!

  2. Aidan says:

    Thanks Andy. 🙂

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