October is now my official favorite month.
Ok, not like that’s changed much. I’ve always been an autumn kind of guy. I love the sounds, smells, and temperatures of September-November, (back-to-school to Christmas, actually). I even got married in October once. That didn’t stick, but my love of the season did.
But now, I have another reason to cheer. October 1st of this year sees the release of not one, but TWO anthologies in which I have a story I’m pretty proud of.
One of those I’ve known about for a while, since I’m publishing the Cobalt City Timeslip anthology. I set the date, and even though I’m going to have a few copies before the official release to sell at Foolscap 12, the actual release has been the 1st since the project was conceived.
So imagine my joy when I find out that the Rigor Amortis anthology from Absolute X-press is coming out the same day. Check out that link. Drink in the glory of that cover. It makes a fella swoon, yes indeedy. My story even got mentioned in the description…unless someone else wrote about honkey-tonk zombies.
So mark your calendars. Two stories with a musical bent (honkey-tonk and disco — one with amorous zombies, one with the reincarnation of Norse gods) will be there to brighten your October. And if you’re going past the kitchen, can you snag me a piece of pumpkin bread?