Monday, June 27, 2011

Coming Soon - Cougars on the Prowl

It's official!

Several weeks ago I signed and returned my contract to Mozark Press, and the cover art has recently been posted on their website.

I'm tickled to announce that my short story, "Look Back, But Don't Stare," will be included in A Shaker of Margaritas: Cougars on the Prowl anthology.

For the record: My short story is definitely a work of fiction. No one has ever accused me of being a cougar!

Cougars on the Prowl is the second book in the Shaker of Magaritas series, both edited by L. S. Fisher and published by Mozark Press.

Linda does a fantastic job editing, and I love the covers for both anthologies.

Last year, my short story, "Criminal Minds," which appeared in A Shaker of Margaritas: Hot Flash Mommas--won FIRST PLACE in the 2011 Missouri Writers' Guild President's Award for best short story . Woo hoo!

As more details become available on Cougars on the Prowl, including the release date and purchasing information, I'll post them here.

If any of my blog visitors has a story that will be included in the anthology, please let me know. I'll be happy to share the news!

For more information about Mozark Press, including titles of possible future Shaker of Margaritas anthologies click on the link.

Stay tuned!


  1. Congratulations, Donna! It sounds like this anthology will be a growling good time!

  2. Congratulations! Guess that means I get an extra Margarita tonight to toast your success :)

  3. Hi Sioux,
    Thanks! It should be a fun book.

    Hi Carol,
    Thanks. Please do!


  4. Congrats again, Donna! Linda really does do a great job on the covers!

  5. Congratulations!!! That is one cool cover, too!

  6. Congratulations! My story, "Shoot for the Moon," will also be in this anthology. :)

  7. Donna,
    Congratulations on your publication. Sounds like a fun book.

  8. Hi Becky,
    Thanks--and the inside too!

    Hi Tammy,
    It is a cool cover.

    Hi Lisa,
    Yay! I'm so happy to hear that. Oh, at lunch yesterday Becky said she will meet and Miss Cathy next month while she is in Atlanta. I'm so jealous. ;-)

    Hi Linda,
    Thanks. It does sound like fun.


  9. I didn't realize the cover was out until I saw your post. It looks great! My story, Striptease, will be in there too. :)

  10. Dang, my comment got swept away. That's what I get for being a smartypants. :-) Congrats to you, Donna-not at all surprised!

    My story's in there, too. It's called "School Daze," I think. (To be honest, I had a couple school daze myself. :-)

  11. Hi Lynn,

    Hi Janel,
    Yay! That is so cool. I will look for your story. Striptease, you say?

    Hi Cathy,
    Woo hoo! Congratulations to you. I can't wait to read School Daze. You've got me wondering what it's about.



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