The shared world anthology, Magistria: The Realm of the Sorcerer, is now available on amazon: Amazon.com: Magistria: The Realm of the Sorcerer: Robert J Santa, Lawrence Barker, G W Thomas: Books
My story, Seedlings, is about plant mages and their sentient plant companions; Seedlings refers to the plants and the children that a plant mage rescues from their pursuers...
Here's the amazon blurb: "She had been a goddess for millennia. Now her time was drawing to a close. Her massive, fiery body burned with magical brilliance, eradiating the worlds that floated around her...But her time had come...She could deny it no longer. The change was creeping over her shining, spherical form..."With these words the universe of Magistria was literally born. Join the imaginations of fourteen of today's fantasy writers as they introduce you to the first volume of their shared world. Lawrence Barker, Andrew C. Ferguson, Jack Hillman, Ben Peek, Christopher Sloan, Robert Bee, Joy V. Smith, Robert Burke Richardson, Joshua Reynolds, Jack Mackenzie, Robert J. Santa, K. A. Patterson, Lillian Csernica, and G. W. Thomas who also edited the collection.
Magistria: Shards of the Goddess is upcoming. My story there is Crystal Quest.