My story "A Mother's Gift" has been accepted by Silver Blade Magazine. The story centers on Queen Thestral, who has suffered four stillbirths. She cannot endure another one and asks a village woman skilled with herbs to guarantee her child's live birth. The herbal woman can offer no such help, only a spell to channel the child's pain to Thestral for the rest of the child's life. Is this a gift or something else? "A Mother's Gift" is slotted for Issue 11, which should be out in mid-August.