Karen Bayly

Genre blending author of fantasy, sci-fi, horror 

New Short Story in Yellow Mama Webzine

So pleased that my short story "Crown of Poppies" is in Yellow Mama Webzine Issue # 72, February 15th, 2019. Check it out and don't forget to read the other amazing stories. 

Editor Cindy Rosmus writes "This Valentine's Day issue’s got everything: romantic love; romantic hate; parental obsession; love of animals; revenge served both steaming-hot, and ice-cold . . . "
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I'm in the process of finding a publisher for my first novel. It is SO easy to get discouraged, especially when no-one gets back to you after the initial (and usually automated) acknowledgement of receipt. However, it's not the first time that getting published seems like pushy doggy-do uphill.

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Short Story in SKive Magazine

It's always a pleasure to have a short story published in Skive Magazine.




My short story story anthology on Smashwords.