Tolkien scholar Anne C. Petty is best known for her two books on J.R.R. Tolkien, One Ring to Bind Them All and Tolkien in the Land of Heroes (2005 Mythopoeic Society Awards Finalist); her dark fantasy novel, Thin Line Between; and her volume of literary criticism on famous fantasy authors, Dragons of Fantasy. Recent essays in hardback anthologies include chapters in Tolkien Studies, Tolkien and Shakespeare, Tolkien and Religion, and Dragons East and West. She has also published many essays in popular magazines and literary journals, and regularly gives workshops in mythology, folklore, J.R.R. Tolkien, and writing. Anne has a PhD in English from Florida State University.
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The Veritas Experience
by Anne Petty
Approx. 6,270 words.
Published on April 29, 2012 by
"The Veritas Experience" is a short story that appeared in the anthology The Best Horror, Fantasy, & Science Fiction of 2009 (Absent Willow Review). Now enjoy it as a single from Kitsune Books!
An exclusive Horror Pop-Culture convention turns out to be a weekend one aspiring horror writer will never forget.
Thin Line Between
by Anne Petty
Approx. 127,500 words.
Published on February 27, 2011 by
In this dark urban fantasy, creatures from the Australian Dreamtime legends manifest unexpectedly in the life of museum curator Alice Waterston. In her search for answers, Alice unearths clues to her past and some ancient secrets that may be better off left sleeping.
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