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5 Questions for Sonora Taylor

Sonora Taylor has been writing for many years. She is the author of The Crow’s Gift and Other Tales, a collection of short stories, and Please Give, a novel. Her next short story collection, Wither and Other Stories, will be … Continue reading

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Behind “Sakura Time”

The original story about Alondra DeCourval in Japan (The Fox & the Foreigner) was meant to stand alone. Then the second time Mason and I went to Japan, we met a spectrum of Japanese artists who made dolls – some … Continue reading

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Behind “The Fatal Book”

In 2005, the writers club I grew up in invited me to join them for a reading at the Borders Books in Flint, Michigan. I was thrilled by the invitation. This was the group to whom I first read my … Continue reading

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A Dark Valentine

Years ago, I wrote an Alondra story about the lengths she would go to for love called “Valentine.”  The story was podcasted on Wily Writers.  You can read it or listen to it here. An excerpt: Alondra had never done … Continue reading

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My Bloody Valentine

I’ve been writing stories about my magical monster hunter Alondra DeCourval for many years.  Her adventures have appeared most recently in Fright Mare: Women Write Horror, where she met a possessed doll in Tokyo, and nEvermore!: Tales of Murder, Mystery, … Continue reading

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