Look for “Dreams to Write” in Our
Story Begins: Your Favorite Authors and Illustrators Share Fun, Inspiring,
and Occasionally Ridiculous Things They Wrote and Drew as Kids, edited by Elissa Brent Weissman (Atheneum, 2017).
“All’s Well” appeared in Violent Ends, edited by Shaun David Hutchinson (Simon Pulse, 2015).
“Cupid’s Beaux” appeared in Things I’ll Never Say: Stories About Our Secret Selves, edited by Ann Angel (Candlewick, 2015). Note: the story is set in the Tantalize–Feral universe.
Look for Cynthia’s letter in Dear Teen Me: Authors Write Letters to Their Teen Selves, edited by E. Kristin Anderson and Miranda Kinneally (Zest, fall 2012).
“Mooning Over Broken Stars” appeared in Girl Meets Boy, edited by Kelly Milner Halls (Chronicle, 2012). The story is a companion to one by Joseph Bruchac.
“Isolation” appeared in Dear Bully: Seventy Authors Tell Their Stories, edited by Carrie Jones and Megan Kelley Hall (HarperCollins, 2011).
“The Wrath of Dawn,” co-authored by Greg Leitich Smith, appeared in Geektastic: Stories from the Nerd Herd, edited by Holly Black and Cecil Castellucci (Little, Brown, 2009).
“Cat Calls” appeared in Sideshow: Ten Original Tales of Freaks, Illusionists and Other Matters Odd and Magical, edited by Deborah Noyes (Candlewick, 2009). Note: it was re-released as a promotional free download by Candlewick in 2011. The story is set in the Tantalize–Feral universe.
“Haunted Love” appeared in Immortal: Love Stories with Bite, edited by P.C. Cast (BenBella, 2008). Note: it was re-released as a promotional free download by Candlewick in 2011. The story is set in the Tantalize–Feral universe.
“A Real-Live Blond Cherokee and His Equally Annoyed Soul Mate” appeared in Moccasin Thunder: American Indian Stories for Today, edited by Lori M. Carlson (HarperCollins, 2005).
“Riding with Rosa” appeared in the March/April 2005 issue of Cicada magazine.
“The Naked Truth” appeared in In My Grandmother’s House: Award-Winning Authors Tell Stories About Their Grandmothers, edited by Bonnie Christensen (HarperCollins, 2003).
“The Gentleman Cowboy,” appeared in Period Pieces: Stories for Girls by Erzsi Deak and Kristin Litchman (HarperCollins, 2003).