Anthea Strezze believes in nurturing the sense of wonder, and strives to write stories that her readers can really connect with and find echoes of themselves and their lives in.
She's just as likely to write a story about werewolves washing dishes as mages doing battle with ancient evil (more likely, actually), and loves writing both mundane stories with a taste of the fantastic, and fantastic stories with a hint of the mundane. She lives in New England with her husband and cat, and maintains a blog at http://AntheaStrezze.com/blog.
If the dead started to rise and attack the living, would you go running around with a shotgun, blowing off undead heads? Or would you just try to get on with life, as best you can?
Refuge: Tales from a Zombie Apocalypse collects seven short stories about normal people living in extraordinary times - without the action-movie clichés.
Everyone wishes sometimes - for things to be different, or easier, or better. But when a wish is granted, can you ever get what you really want?
The Trouble With Wishes collects five short stories about wishes granted - or not - to amuse a being of power rather than to fulfill the wisher's desire: