Uncollected Anthology Series

“The idea behind this anthology series is a little different…
what can’t be denied is that something is working with this new method.”

– Charles de Lint, Magazine of Fantasy & Science Fiction

anthology: a collection of selected literary piecesBug

uncollected: not collected or gathered together

oxymoron: a combination of words that have opposite or very different meanings

The Uncollected Anthology series is indeed an oxymoron. Sprung from the minds of seven fabulous authors who love fantasy, short stories, and each other’s writing, the series’ main goal is to bring you quality urban fantasy fiction.

Every three months, the authors pick a theme and write a short story for that theme. But instead of bundling the stories together, they each sell their own stories. No muss, no fuss—you can buy one story, or you can buy them all. (We’ll be honest: we hope you buy them all!)

Uncollected Anthology: When you can’t get enough of the stories you love.

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The incredibly fabulous authors—go check out their stories!

Annie Reed  |  Leah Cutter  |  Leslie Claire Walker  |  Kristine Kathryn Rusch  |  Michele Lang | Rebecca Senese  |  Stephanie Writt

Guest Authors

Kristine Kathryn Rusch, Heartspells (Issue 3: January 2014)
J.C. Andrijeski, Portals and Passageways (Issue 4: May 2015)
Dean Wesley Smith, Magical Libraries (Issue 5: August 2015)
Rebecca M. Senese, Enchanted Emporiums (Issue 6: November 2015)
Anthea Lawson, Happily Ever Afters (Issue 7: February 2016)
Ron Collins, Out of the Woods (Issue 8: May 2016)
Stephanie Writt, Fortune Tales (Issue 9: August 2016)
Valerie Brook, Fabulous Familiars (Issue 10: November 2016)

Upcoming Themes

Bewitching Love (Issue 11: February 2017) Guest Author Lisa Silverthorne
Spells Gone Awry (Issue 12: May 2017) Guest Author Steve Mohan
[music, untitled] (Issue 13: August 2017) Guest Author Brigid Collins
[warlocks, untitled] (Issue 14: November 2017) Robert Jeschonek
Heart’s Desires (Issue 15: February 2018) Mindy Klasky
Fairy Tales (Issue 16: May 2018) Kim Mainord

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My Stories

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Bewitching Love (Issue 11: February 2017)

The First Rule of Witchcraft: Harm none.

The Second Rule of Witchcraft: Practice magic only when you’re clear of mind.

That includes not practicing magic while drunk.

When drunken scrying goes awry, Madison connects with Brody, a cute guy trapped…somewhere. Freeing him becomes her obsession.

Does the Second Rule of Witchcraft count when it comes to love?

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“Hedging the Witch”
Fabulous Familiars (Issue 10: November 2016)

An honest politician: far more rare than hedgewitches, at least in Portland, Oregon.

When one such politician asks hedgewitches Holly and Willow to investigate whether his rival employs a magical advantage, Holly’s familiar, Cam, must support Holly through a treacherous investigation…or risk losing her forever.

The first story in a spellbinding new urban fantasy series by the author of the Nikki Ashburne Ghosted stories.

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“Tendrils, Twining”
Out of the Woods (Issue 8: May 2016)

Widowed Penny ponders selling the beautiful Victorian home she and her late husband shared. After all, the yardwork is more than she can handle…this spring, it looks as though the forest is encroaching.

Surely it’s an illusion.

But what if it isn’t?

And when myth and magic collide with urban development, who will win and who will lose…and who will get caught in the crossfire?

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“Rhapsody in Blue”
Happily Ever Afters (Issue 7: February 2016)

Liza feels psychic vibrations from used clothing—which serves her well in her job as a Hollywood costumer. A stunning midnight-blue 1920s flapper dress tells her Shawn is The One, but in her experience, most actors are cads…and even the nice guys will break your heart in their quest for fame and fortune. Therein lies the question: Run away screaming? Or trust the dress and go with the dress…and her heart?

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“What You Wish For”
Enchanted Emporiums (Issue 6: November 2015)

Why does a two-thousand-year-old djinn own a convenience store and spice shop in Manhattan?

The world has changed, for one thing, and Wadid isn’t proud of some of the things he’s done in the past. But really, he loves that he can help the magical community—and enhance the cooking skills and palates of some of his customers.

That’s all well and good until two gunmen burst through the front door and threaten him and one of his customers. Wadid breaks his personal code and uses his darkest ability to make them go away.

Not that it matters. Because the next person who walks through the door is the last person he would wish for.

“What You Wish For” is kind of a sequel to my story “These Chains,” which appeared in Uncollected Anthology, Issue 5: Magical Libraries.

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“These Chains”
Magical Libraries (Issue 5: August 2015)

Madeleine works at a secret library beneath the New York Public Library, serving her final magical-juvie sentence. If she keeps her head down and does her time, she’ll finally be free. But when the most prized—and most dangerous books—are stolen, the ancient ones affixed with chains, all eyes turn on her.

Because her girlfriend—the girl she thought was her girlfriend—clearly had her fingers all over the job.

The Magical Council tells Madeleine to sit tight; they’ll handle it. Madeleine, however, isn’t any good at waiting for someone else to solve a problem. She has to get involved, even if she ends up being found guilty for doing the wrong thing for the right reasons…yet again.

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“Save a Prayer”
Portals and Passageways (Issue 4: May 2015)

Former Hollywood party girl Nikki Ashburne sees ghosts—in fact, many of them are her friends. Okay, they’re kind of her only friends. Most ghosts stick around because they’re happy here and have no desire to move on. So when she encounters a trapped and, quite frankly, batshit insane member of the formerly living, she’s driven to help…even though she hasn’t a clue how.

Another story in the Ghosted urban fantasy series featuring Nikki Ashburne.

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“This is the World Calling”
Heartspells (Issue 3: January 2014)

Tansy and Ki’s families are two of the most powerful witch dynasties—and the feud between them puts the Hatfield and McCoys to shame. So why, then, did their parents not care when the two would run off and play as children, lost in their own little world? When they meet again as adults, Tansy and Ki’s mutual attraction makes it vitally important that they find the answer to that question.

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“Desperate Housewitches”
Winter Witches (Issue 2: October 2014)

Kimberly reigns as the witchy Martha Stewart of her neighborhood coven…until Philippa moves in across the street, with her snooty English pagan heritage and her magical one-upmanship. When the annual Winter Solstice ritual goes horribly wrong, can Kim and Philippa put their differences aside and bring back the sun?

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Magical Motorcycles
(Issue 1: July 2014)

The Faerie Folk come when the veil between the worlds is thin, spinning their sticky-sweet glamour and stealing children away. The only thing standing in their way: a motorcycle gang made up of broken, lost people who managed to escape from the Faerie Realm after their own abductions.

Riding her enchanted steed, sworn to protect children, Alis mourns the loss of her own daughter, taken by the Fae. Abandoned by her husband, shunned by her friends, Alis now knows no family but her fellow riders, knows no joy except when she’s riding.

But freedom comes with a price…

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