Wax & Wane: Cynthia Ward
Cynthia Ward has published stories in Asimov’s Science Fiction Magazine and Witches: Wicked, Wild & Wonderful (Prime Books), among other anthologies and magazines, and articles in Weird Tales Magazine and Locus Online, among other webzines and magazines. Her stories “Norms” and “#rising” made the Tangent Online Recommended Reading List for 2011 and 2014. Cynthia is the editor of the anthologies Lost Trails: Forgotten Tales of the Weird West Volumes One and Two (WolfSinger Publications). With Nisi Shawl, she coauthored the diversity fiction-writing handbook Writing the Other: A Practical Approach (Aqueduct Press). She lives in Los Angeles, where she is not working on a screenplay.
Wax & Wane: The Robbery
What is your story about?
Violation and vengeance.
They are subversive.
For famous fictional witches, the Wicked Witch of the West. For a more obscure fictional witch, Lolly Willowes.
Wicked witches have more fun…
I’ve just finished a paranormal steampunk novella and I’m finishing an urban fantasy novel.
Wax & Wane: A Gathering of Witch Tales
Whether wicked or whimsical, few folkloric figures are as iconic as the witch. Wax & Wane: A Gathering of Witch Tales serves up 30 spellbinding stories of witches that are enchanting and terrifying, amusing and enticing. Classic or eclectic, fantastical or historical, these witch tales are a literary incantation to delight any fans of witches and witchcraft.