Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Exciting News!

Now that Cleis has given final approval to the TOC, I can at last announce what I've been dying to announce and fretted about sudden disapproval from Cleis for what seems like forever:

My short story, Pleasure Keeper, was accepted by the fabulous, stunning, amazing Rachel Kramer Bussel for inclusion in her anthology: Please, Sir!
And lookee at its beyootiful cover!

It's also already up on amazon.com:


And is out in the US May 1st, 2010.

I'm in extremely esteemed company so it's a double bonus, and on a personal note this acceptance meant an awful lot to me, because it came at a time when I was certain that a) I'd never get in to anything but a Black Lace antho and b) Black Lace, unbeknowst to me, was about to shut up shop.

So it was both a lovely validation, an honour and a huge relief. My heartfelt thanks to Rachel Kramer Bussel for all of the above.


  1. Hey Charlotte, I feel quite excited and honored to be forthcoming in a book with you! Congratulations!

  2. You keep knocking those 6s lady. Atta girl!

  3. Emerald- I feel exactly the same way! Congrats right back atcha, hon!

    Sefi- I've had a good week, haven't I? Must remember the good weeks when the bad weeks come, and keeping going for the 6s. Mwah, dahlink!

  4. Oh wow, excellent. And of course you're going to be in zillions of other anthologies, ya daft thing!

  5. Thanks, Janine! I feel a tiny bit more confident about being in other anthos, now, I promise!