Author Archives: MishaBurnett

About MishaBurnett

I am the author of "Catskinner's Book", a science fiction novel available on Amazon Kindle. http://www.amazon.com/dp/B008MPNBNS

What Goodreads reviewers are saying about Duel Visions

“Misha Burnett and Louise Sorensen spin some interesting and often excellent imaginative yarns with everything from modern-day vampires to sinister black cats covered. The stories are all skillfully written, and once you begin reading one you won’t be able to … Continue reading

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Bad Dreams and Broken Hearts: The Case Files of Erik Rugar by Misha Burnett

Originally posted on Davetopia:
Burnett fuses the possibility of weird fiction with the solidity of crime noir to create a collection that is both a gritty detective story and a baroque urban fantasy. Dracoheim is a human city, but abuts…

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Time to go to Cha’alt!

Originally posted on The Mixed GM:
At the request of one of my players, I am going to tell you the story of Yasid the Florida Man’s ‘dick-capitation’. Yasid found a swimming pool deep in the spaceship with glittering gold…

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Sins, New and Old

The fourth volume of Chastity Nicole and Debbie Manber Kupfer’s Sins Of Time series of themed Horror/Dark Fantasy anthologies is out now. I’ve kept my streak going, I have a story in all four volumes. It’s a series that has a … Continue reading

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Beyond The Great Divide

Stories written from an alien viewpoint, while long a staple of SF/F, are hard to do well. They involve a kind of semiotic tightrope–if the language and concepts involved are too alien, the story becomes too hard to decipher to … Continue reading

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Lost Gods

Let me begin by saying that I am not Catholic, and the doctrine of Purgatory is one of the main reasons why. I don’t want to argue the point here, but it’s significant because I am about to review a … Continue reading

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American Fantasy

I have been thinking a lot about Fantasy, and specifically about fantastic settings–settings in which the fantastic elements are integral to the world. And frankly, I’m not interested in writing stories set in some vaguely Central European kingdom in the … Continue reading

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