Out Today: ‘Man of Water’

My first fantasy story, “Man of Water,” was released today in the charity anthology Fantasy for Good. This is the story that was “noticed” by Piers Anthony in his November newsletter, so I hope I’m not alone in thinking that it’s one of my best stories to date. All proceeds from Fantasy for Good go to fighting colon cancer, which claimed the lives of both Jay Lake and Roger Zelazny, both of whom also have reprints in the anthology. 

I haven’t read all the anthology yet, but while I was proofing my story several of the others jumped out and demanded that I read them. I enjoyed all of them, so I’m confident it’s going to be a good book overall. The table of contents is quite exciting:

“Horseman, Pass By – An Introduction” — Trent Zelazny
“The Edge of Magic” — Henry Szabranski
“Annual Dues” — Ken Scholes
“The Kitsune’s Nine Tales” — Kelley Armstrong
“Elroy Wooden Sword” — S.C. Hayden
“In the Lost Lands” — George R.R. Martin
“Worms Rising From the Dirt” — David Farland
“Snow Wolf and Evening Wolf” — James Enge
“Knight’s Errand” — Jane Lindskold
“Languid in Rose” — Frances Silversmith
“Green They Were, and Golden-Eyed” — Alan Dean Foster
“Golden” — Todd McCaffrey
“Mountain Spirit” — Piers Anthony
“Moon Glass” — Megan Moore
“The George Business” — Roger Zelazny
“Only the End of the World Again” — Neil Gaiman
“Lenora of the Low” — Marina J. Lostetter
“Trufan Fever” — Katharine Kerr
“Undying Love” — Jackie Kessler
“Dancing With the Mouse King” — Carrie Vaughn
“Showlogo” — Nnedi Okorafor
“The Bluest Hour” — Jaye Wells
“Pandal Food” — Samit Basu
“Loincloth” — Kevin J Anderson and Rebecca Moesta
“Man of Water” — Kyle Aisteach
“Bones of a Righteous Man” — Michael Ezell
“Time’s Mistress” — Steven Savile
“Little Pig, Berry Brown and the Hard Moon” — Jay Lake
“The Grenade Garden” — Michael Moorcock
“Sand and Teeth” — Carmen Tudor
“The Seas of Heaven” — David Parish-Whittaker

Fantasy for Good is available through Amazon and direct from the publisher, and should be available for order through your local bookseller soon (if it isn’t already). Here are some links:

Publisher’s press release
Amazon US Kindle
Amazon US Paperback
Amazon UK Kindle
Amazon UK Paperback
Publisher’s page
Facebook page


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