Contributor James Dorr’s story, “The Wellmaster’s Daughter,” is set in Mali. It’s one of 20 stories included in Volume II of Everywhere Stories: Short Fiction from a Small Planet, available now from Press 53, Amazon, and Barnes & Noble.
Indiana (USA) writer James Dorr’s The Tears of Isis was a 2014 Bram Stoker Award nominee for Superior Achievement in a Fiction Collection. Other books include Strange Mistresses: Tales of Wonder and Romance; Darker Loves: Tales of Mystery and Regret; and his all-poetry Vamps (a Retrospective). An Active Member of the Horror Writers Association, Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America, and the Short Mystery Fiction Society with nearly 400 individual appearances from Aboriginal Science Fiction to Xenophilia, Dorr invites readers to visit his blog at jamesdorrwriter.wordpress.com.
James Dorr’s comment on “The Wellmaster’s Daughter”—I had been researching deserts for another project when I came across information about the Sahara so fascinating I decided it deserved its own separate story.