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Sylvia Ney is a freelance writer who regularly contributes to newspapers, magazines, and other anthologies. A few examples can be seen below.

A complete resume' and references are available upon request.


First Love: The Art of Making Doughnuts - Can the discovery of a man's secret past be enough to help one young lady realize her dream? Or will it turn his son's dreams into a nightmare? Find out in "Paper Faces" - included in this IWSG anthology with nine other YA/NA tales.

Road Kill: Texas Horror by Texas Authors Volume 4 - Rhonda loses her first love to her cheating cousin. After watching them for months, Rhonda devises a plan to make everything right. However, plans never go quite the way you intend them too. "Lights Out" is a horror short story appearing in this anthology organized by Bret McCormick and E. R. Bills.

Broken Angel - Jake Martin stops to rest at Sarah's farm. Her circumstances stir up memories for Jake, and force him to consider the type of life he lives. Can he change his ways or is he permanently broken? "Broken Angel" is a western short story.

Parallels: Felix was Here - The connection is everything! Seventeen year-old David Masters has grown up in almost complete isolation, despised by those around him. He is smart, determined, and compassionate. Now, an act of terrorism threatens the lives of millions. Can David help the society who shunned his very existence? Or is all hope for humanity lost? Find out in “WIN” - Exploring the fantastic, ten authors offer incredible visions and captivating stories of diverse reality. These ten YA tales will expand your imagination and twist the tropes of science fiction. Step through the portal and enter another dimension!

It's in the Gulf - Look for Sylvia's short story "Forgotten Memories" in this disaster relief fund anthology.

Think Positive for Preteens - Check out the contribution by Sylvia in this amazing collection of stories and activities meant to inspire preteens. It’s a fun way to improve self-confidence, self-esteem, and good decision-making.

Reboot Your Life - Sylvia's story "Family of Rejects" can be found inside this guide to starting over.

Just for Preteens - Read Sylvia's story "Feeding the Soul" in this support group preteens can carry in their backpack!

The Insecure Writer's Support Group: Guide to Publishing and Beyond - Sylvia shares "8 Steps to Creating a Media Kit" in this FREE guide to publishing.

The Searcher - The Southern California Genealogical Society published Sylvia's article "Homegrown Love" in the Spring 2014 issue of The Searcher. You can read it here:

Proud to Be: Writing by American Warriors Volume 2 - Sylvia interviews author Tim O'Brien about living through war and returning home to share those experiences.

Southern Writers - Sylvia has been contributing to Southern Writer's magazine since 2012. This is where she has the opportunity to work with great writers, editors, and agents. Among her interview subjects are authors from every genre, and both independent editors and editors of large and small presses. She only interviews agents when they are accepting submissions. To learn more about this magazine, visit the blog or website at: Suite T- The Author's Blog (

Thrive - Sylvia contributed to this monthly lifestyle magazine focused on providing news and information about living a full, balanced, and healthy life - from April 2016 to June 2018. You can read articles online or discover where to find print copies in Texas and Louisiana:

Houston Family - Sylvia regularly contributed articles to this magazine from April 2014 to April 2017. You can visit the websites to read the FREE online versions:

Southeast Texas Family - Sylvia regularly contributed articles to this magazine from April 2014 to April 2017. You can visit the websites to read the FREE online versions:

the TIMES - Sylvia contributed articles and photos on the aftermath of Hurricane Ike to this southwest Louisiana publication. .

Fly Away: A Bridge City High School Anthology - Sylvia's poem "Meditation" appears in this publication by the Bridge City High School.

Windows of the Soul - Sylvia's poem "Secret Admirer" appears in this publication by the National Library of Poetry.

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