Footnote on lentils: Lentils are a quick and dirty cure for ingested magics. There are few foods less magical than lentils. Hot dogs are often assumed to be anti-magic, but hot dogs are actually the creation of the same kind of chimeric black magic that created basilisks and coffee beer.
Randy Henderson's fiction has been spotted frolicking in places like Escape Pod, Realms of Fantasy, Every Day Fiction, and the anthology 2020 Visions. He is a Clarion West graduate, a relapsed sarcasm addict, and a milkshake connoisseur who transmits suspiciously delicious words into the ether from his secret lair in Kingston, Washington. Blog: randy-henderson.com. Facebook: randyhenderson. Twitter: quantumage.
Short form - speculative in all its wonderful forms. Long form - fantasy from urban to epic, with occasional side quests into young adult.
I want to write a story that brings peace, enlightenment, happiness, and a good banana cream pie recipe to everyone in the world.
Wait, how many weeks do we have? Okay, I guess I'll reduce that to writing a new short story and finishing my current urban fantasy work in progress.
I think I'm going to be writing a story where the characters venture into hell for a bit of it. So whoever contributes the most in my name by Friday, June 22, I will place whoever you want in hell in my story (barring non-Christian religious figures). Your boss. Your ex. Your annoying neighbor whose dog poops upon your lawn. Fred Phelps. Whoever. And if that doesn't work out, I'll work them into my book.