The Wizard and the Dinosaur Riding Pirate had originally been written for a charity anthology to raise money and awareness for cancer survivors. Unfortunately that project fell apart and never came to fruition, and the story sat in my “trunk” from 2013 until Editor Dana Bell asked me about it in 2016. She felt it would be a great addition to an anthology she was working on.
So I dusted it off, cleaned it up, did my best to fix mistakes that I had grown beyond.
Hopefully I made it better!
It is the story of two children in a cancer ward who go into a shared dream to battle their cancer, which, in the dream, has taken the form of zombies, ghosts, and worse…