Beginnings Series

In 2003, I edited a series of three anthologies with Martin H. Greenberg (with a big assist from John Helfers) which reprinted the first published stories by science fiction, fantasy, and horror authors. Randing from Murray Leinster's 1919 science fiction story "The Runaway Skyscraper" to Fiona Patton's 1998 fantasy story "The Raven's Quest," the three volumes reprinted fifty authors, including Ursula K. Le Guin, George R. R. Martin, Neil Gaiman, Gene Wolfe, Mercedes Lackey, and Tanith Lee. Each author was also invited to include an introduction to their stories, talking about the inspiration, the memories of their first sale, or other pertinent thoughts about their stories.

More recently, I worked with Joshua Palmatier to publish the original anthology Alternate Peace, which included fifteen alternate history stories in which the branch points were not caused by war or violence.

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