June in Review

June in Review

This month, I shifted my focus back to the medieval fantasy series I began years ago, re-reading and revising Book 1, so I didn’t do as much writing and subbing for anthologies as usual. This will probably be the norm from here on out as I’d really like to get that novel finished and ready …

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May In Review

May In Review

Acceptances This month, I received acceptances from Iron Faerie Publishing, Black Hare Press, Nocturnal Sirens Publishing, The Macabre Ladies, and The World of Myth Magazine. Anthology Series Title: Four Horsemen of the ApocalypseGenre: Horror and Dark FantasyMy Stories:Conquest: “A Triumphant Feast”Famine: “Feeding the Hungry”Plague: “In the Meadow”War: “Lamenting the Future”Publisher: Iron Faerie Publishing Anthology Title: Lockdown Romance #2Genre: Dark FantasyMy Story: “Catching Fire” (Reprint)*Originally …

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April in Review

April in Review

April Acceptances This month I had a quite a few acceptances, due to Black Hare Press’ Free Lockdown Fiction series. These are quick little pocket sized books featuring short fiction in the genres of Horror, Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Phantom and Paranormal Romance. I submitted a drabble each to all but Paranormal Romance, though I am planning …

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March in Review

March in Review

Publications FORGOTTEN ONES: DRABBLES OF MYTH AND LEGEND was released on March 5th, from Eerie River Publishing. Included are two of my dark drabbles, “Hera’s Revenge” and “The Night Mare”. This anthology was all about ancient myth and folklore as the title suggests, and I liked the inspiration I came up with for mine. “Hera’s …

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February Recap

February Recap

The month of February was a hectic one, and I didn’t quite reach all the writing goals I’d set for myself at the beginning of the year. Buying and moving into a new house is a tad bit time consuming—though definitely worth it, of course! Having said that, there were still some anthologies published this …

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January Releases & Acceptances

January Releases & Acceptances

With the first month of 2020 coming to a close, I’m happy to have gotten a few publications released this month as well as some really exciting acceptances! January Publications First up, 100 Word Horrors 4 by KJK Publishing was released on Amazon January 5th, featuring my drabble “The Old Man”. Stormy Island Publishing‘s Fear …

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2019 Year in Review

2019 Year in Review

With only two more days until the end of 2019, I wanted to reflect on how much I’ve grown as a writer this year. Below are the covers of anthologies I’ve been accepted into this year, excluding a few without covers and published online. I was finally able to take all those long nights of …

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Trembling With Fear

Trembling With Fear

My dark drabble “Dinner Time” was featured today on Trembling With Fear, The Horror Tree’s online publications site HERE. I really like the synopsis written by Editor Stephanie Ellis, so instead of writing my own, here’s what she had to say about my little snippet of horror: “Dinnertime by Amber M. Simpson is probably a …

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Iron Faerie Publishing’s Best Of Anthology

Iron Faerie Publishing’s Best Of Anthology

Excited to have my story “Catching Fire” chosen for publication in Iron Faerie Publishing‘s “The Best Of” anthology. This story was originally published online over on Iron Faerie’s website HERE, was then published again in the Hawthorn & Ash anthology (available on Amazon now HERE) and is now going to be published a third time, …

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