Aug 162012
 

Written on the Coast: Thirteen Tales of Magic & Mayhem Written in Lincoln City, OR by Dayle A. Dermatis

Once upon a time, a writer journeyed to the enchanting Oregon Coast and took a workshop. Then, drawn by the siren’s song of knowledge and craft, she went back and took a whole bunch more. The result? WRITTEN ON THE COAST: THIRTEEN TALES OF MAGIC & MAYHEM WRITTEN IN LINCOLN CITY, OR. Ranging from traditional fantasy to science fiction to contemporary fantasy to the undefinably absurd, the stories in this collection will appeal to readers of all types of speculative fiction. In WRITTEN ON THE COAST you’ll find out why Dayle A. Dermatis’s short fiction has been called “really, really good”! With a foreword by USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith.

Includes the following stories:

• Masked
• Love Makes the Universe Go ’Round
• Dreamseer
• Blood Relations
• Dyrnwyn’s Fire
• Not the Nurturing Type
• Famous Last Words
• Corvus Kidnappus
• At the Mirk and Midnight Hour
• What Price Beauty
• As Delicate and Sharp as a Shard of Glass
• The Change
• If the Shoe Fits

“This collection of fiction is a fantastic treat.”
USA Today bestselling author Dean Wesley Smith.

“Dayle A. Dermatis’s ‘If the Shoe Fits’ is a funny (and rather ingenious) semi-modern twist on Cinderella, in which we find out why that shoe was really so important to everyone.”
Errant Dreams Reviews

Cover art © ileana / iStockPhoto.com.

Available in a variety of electronic formats
Amazon |  Barnes & Noble |  Smashwords

Feb 062012
 

Five Funny Fantasies by Dayle A. Dermatis

Five Funny Fantasies is the first collection from prolific writer Dayle A. Dermatis. Prepare to be amused by these five humorous fantasy stories involving dragons and slayers, deals with the Devil, 80s hair metal, and much, much more!

Includes the following stories:

• If the Shoe Fits
• Feline Design
• Famous Last Words
• Hell’s Belles
• What Dragons Prefer

“Dayle A. Dermatis’s ‘If the Shoe Fits’ is a funny (and rather ingenious) semi-modern twist on Cinderella, in which we find out why that shoe was really so important to everyone.”
Errant Dreams Reviews

“[What Dragons Prefer’ is] a very good short story with a classic twist at the end. This story is very well worth reading.”
—Steve Challis, Smashwords.com

“Simply put, the author’s writing style is really, really good!”
—A.A., Amazon.com

“I chuckled aloud at [‘What Dragons Prefer’]. Brilliantly succinct expression of a neat twist!”
—George, Podcastle.com

Cover art © Julien Tromeur / iStockPhoto.com.

Available in a variety of electronic formats
Amazon |  Barnes & Noble |  Smashwords