Edward McDermott, born in Toronto, has a professional day job but spends his spare time pursuing a writing career. Aside from taking writing courses and participating in writers’ groups, Edward takes time for sailing, fencing, and working as a movie extra.
From Kirstyn’s website: I was born in Newcastle on Halloween, an auspicious date which may go some way towards explaining my lifelong attraction to all things dark, mysterious, and bumpy-in-the-night. After completing a beautifully useless Bachelor of Arts at Newcastle University, I moved to Melbourne where I lived for eighteen years before making the central […]
J.M. McDermott lives in Georgia, and holds an MFA in Popular Fiction from the University of Southern Maine and a BA in Creative Writing from the University of Houston. His first novel, Last Dragon, was #6 on Amazon.com’s Year’s Best Science Fiction and Fantasy of 2008, shortlisted for a Crawford Prize for First Fantasy, and […]
She Said by Kirstyn McDermott As I lifted my brush to the canvas, as I felt the paint flow thick and eager from the bristles, I could see the end, how it needed to be finished. I could see the promise that glimmered beneath the threat, the mercy inherent in destruction. My hand steadied, and […]
KING By C. Deskin Rink The first time I beheld my King was amidst the arcades and columns of Babylon beneath an aching, cerulean firmament. From the uppermost heights of the hanging gardens he descended, taking each megalithic tier in a single stride until his final step cracked wide the world itself. His bloodshot eyes […]
I Am Nature by J.M. McDermott Detroit is dying. All the ornamental structures from the glory days of American industry wilt in ruin. There’s one building — found it myself — where the roof caved in one winter. There’s a tree that used to be in the lobby — and it’s dead — but its […]