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My mind is a whirlwind of thoughts and imagination. A simple raindrop, the smell of a trash heap, or the touch of a bee's stinger is enough to immerse me into a new story idea. My passion is writing and my inspiration is everywhere. So far, my focus has been in short stories, however I have many novels floating around in my brain. Recently I have also been handed the opportunity to review the works of others and share them with everyone that reads my blog. Feel free to find me on facebook (facebook.com/esselprattwriting) the web (EsselPratt.com)or follow me on twitter (@EsselPratt).

Thursday, July 25, 2013

I am overjoyed to announce that I was recently accepted into Blood Type: An Anthology of Vampire SF on the Cutting Edge.  This is an anthology that I submitted to quite a while ago, with a story that I really grew to love.  In fact, I could see it becoming a full length novel, and possibly a series some day. 

All net proceeds from sales of this anthology will go to The Cystic Fibrosis Trust.  The theme of this anthology is the perfect match for such an amazing organization.


Within this collection, I am honored to stand alongside such greats as William F. Nolan, Peter Giglio, Mike Resnik, Taylor Grant, and many more. 

The scheduled release date is October 31st, 2013, however I will be sure to communicate any updates as they are available




Table of Contents:
  1. The Undying by William F. Nolan**
  2. Taxing Youth by Rebecca Brown
  3. The Souls of Stars by Amelia Mangan
  4. Evergreen by Peter Giglio
  5. Reptile House by Stephen Graham Jones*
  6. Accommodation by Michael R. Collings*
  7. A Little Night Music by Mike Resnick*
  8. Predators of Tomorrow by Michael Kamp
  9. Mountains of Ice by Jilly Paddock
  10. Occupation by James Ninness
  11. Orientation Day by Peter Watts 
  12. The Pilot by Jason Duke
  13. Unperished by S.R. Algernon
  14. Eudora by James S. Dorr
  15. A River of Blood, Carried into the Abyss by John Palisano
  16. Better for Burning by H.E. Roulo 
  17. I Was There... by Tarl Hoch
  18. Strays by Robert S. Wilson
  19. Damned to Life by Essel Pratt
  20. Happy Hour by GN Braun
  21. Temporary Measures by Jay Wilburn
  22. I, Vampire by David N. Smith & Violet Addison
  23. Slave Arm by Laird Barron
  24. Gods and Devils by Taylor Grant
  25. 17 by Jonathan Templar
  26. Chrysalis by Jason V. Brock
  27. Data Suck by Benjamin Kane Ethridge
  28. Sun Hungry by Tim Waggoner
  29. Wet Heavens by Brian Fatah Steele