Jim C. Hines has sold six novels, forty short stories, and one bumper sticker at the time this bio was written. His short work has appeared in Realms of Fantasy, Sword & Sorceress, and Turn the Other Chick, among others. His story “Blade of the Bunny” earned him a great big trophy from Writers of the Future back in ’99. Hines is a known goblin sympathizer, author of the humorous goblin trilogy from DAW Books. His next novel, The Stepsister Scheme, will be out in January of 2009, and is best described as a mash-up of fairy tale princesses and Charlie’s Angels. He lives in Michigan with his wife and two children.


Jim C. Hines has the following works available at Clarkesworld:

Gift of the Kites

FICTION by Jim C. Hines in Issue 25 – October 2008

The first time Jesse saw the black Buka was in the park. He was flying a plastic Superman kite, dueling against his step-father’s rainbow box kite. Jesse yanked the blue nylon string, swooping his kite toward his step-father’s. Kentaro dodged easily. “Too broad a strike,” he called, laughing. “A true fighter kite would loop around […]