Author: <span class="vcard">Ophelia Sikes</span>

Black Cat short story series

Happy Black Friday, everyone! Now that the Cozumel series is complete, I’m loading book one in my Black Cat short story series live. I wanted to wait on all other stories until I got Cozumel done, to motivate myself. So it’s now Black Cat Black Friday day! I’ll let you know when it goes live!…

The final book in the Cozumel Nights series is live!

It’s live! It’s live! The final book in the Cozumel Nights series is live! :). Happy Thanksgiving, everyone!

Cozumel Book 5 / Mexican Standoff

Happy Thanksgiving, everybody! I know it’s been a long, long time coming. I am grateful that my ability to write these stories is slowly returning to me, and I am grateful for all of you for your patience and support through my challenges. Have a wonderful day full of blessings and joy :). The book…

Black Cat Volume 1

I wrote a Black Cat story in December 2016 as part of a project to support animal shelters. My local writing group was putting together a compilation “Animal Crackers” with 100% of the proceeds supporting local shelters. I wanted to do my part, so I wrote a six-chapter short story. I’ve decided to publish Black…

Animal Crackers / Black Cat

I want to thank everyone who has been so patient with me during my writing hiatus. A number of different things all bundled together to cause issues for me every time I tried to get back into a writing routine. I am finally getting my life organized that I can try to carve out some…

StepShifter 35

I finally polished up StepShifter 35 enough that I’m releasing :). What can I say – I care about these characters! It will be live shortly! In the meantime I am absolutely MELTING in this heat. Are you guys cool where you are?

MerGirl book 3

Progress! I just sent MerGirl book 3 to the beta-readers. I’m still settling on a title for this one. I have one I like but I don’t want to have it give away a story line detail. So I’m torn. I’m working my way up to tackling the last climactic book in the Cozumel series….

StepShifter 35

I know I’ve been busy with other things for a while. But StepShifter 35 is finally close to release! :). The beta-readers had made some suggestions and it took me a while to get to them. We’ll see what they say this time – and then forward we go! I hope you had a lovely…

Happy Winter Solstice!

Happy Winter Solstice! The FREE 2016 winter issue of Mused is now live! A few of my photographs are in this issue. The issue features short stories, poetry, photography, painting, essays, and more! Share the news!

Massachusetts Calling

Just Released! Massachusetts Calling. Fifteen local authors share short stories, poetry, memoirs, histories, and more! All proceeds benefit local charities. I’m included in this compilation. Please spread the word! Massachusetts Calling on Amazon