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Colleen Anderson
Colleen Anderson writes fiction, dark fiction, erotica, poetry, SF, fantasy, and anything of interest. She has a BFA in Creative Writing and freelances as a copyeditor and proofreader, which includes editing slush and poetry for ChiZine. She is currently co-editing the Canadian anthology series... show more
Colleen Anderson writes fiction, dark fiction, erotica, poetry, SF, fantasy, and anything of interest. She has a BFA in Creative Writing and freelances as a copyeditor and proofreader, which includes editing slush and poetry for ChiZine. She is currently co-editing the Canadian anthology series Tesseracts 17 with East Coast dark fiction writer Steve Vernon. Twice nominated for the Aurora Award, as well as shortlisted for the Gaylactic Spectrum Award, the Friends of Merril short fiction contest, the Rannu competition (and placed second in poetry), the SFPA poetry contest, Colleen has also won the Jerry Jazz Musician short story contest. She has also received several honorable mentions in the Year's Best SF, Year's Best Horror and Fantasy, and the Writers of the Future.Some of the early influence on her writing were Edgar Allen Poe, Ray Bradbury, Robert Heinlien and Frank Herbert.You can see other books that contain her stories at Goodreads: http://www.goodreads.com/author/show/481782.Colleen_Anderson
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BuckeyeAngel
BuckeyeAngel rated it 6 years ago
**I received an ARC of this book in exchange for an honest review**As I read this compilation, I found the books were more Twilight Zonish rather than true horror. I didn't find them particularly scary, just kind of weird and creepy. I would recommend this book to fans of the authors who contributed...
Feelingfictional
Feelingfictional rated it 10 years ago
I hate to say it but I just couldn't get on with this one, I only read the first 3 stories / poems in the anthology but it's been 20 days since I last picked it up and I haven't been able to bring myself to go back to it.It's not that the stories are bad, I just don't think this is my kind of thing ...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it 10 years ago
A few more interesting stories, more that weren't anything special. The collection as a whole reminded me of vampire short-stories from the 80s, when authors wanted their vamps more contemporary but hadn't hit on the sparkles yet.
Intensely Focused
Intensely Focused rated it 10 years ago
The vast majority of stories in this anthology were very good. There were a couple of exceptions and more than one author had to actually say something about how the vampires were evolving. I'm not a huge fan of authors quoting the theme or name of their story. It always feels heavy handed to me. Al...
Genosha is for lovers
Genosha is for lovers rated it 11 years ago
Good, wide-ranged sample.
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