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    “The Ravencrest Chronicles: Omnibus One” Launches Today!

    Hello readers! We are so proud to announce the release of “The Ravencrest Chronicles: Omnibus One” by partner B.K. Bass. This is a flintlock/dark fantasy collection, featuring individual novellas, “Seahaven,” “The Hunter’s Apprentice,” “The Giant and the Fishes,” and “Tales from the Lusty Mermaid.” You can pick up each novella individually, or pick up the collection in eBook, paperback, and hardcover. This is our first hardcover edition and we’re in love with the gorgeous jacket. Readers will love it and the bonus materials, crafted by the author to give them even more insight into the worldbuilding and characterization. Check it out on Goodreads! Purchase it now on Amazon! Purchase it…

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    Author Advice Blog: Points to Remember as You Begin the Journey to Literary Fame

    Written by: Aisha Tritle Wouldn’t it be great if your book could do all the interviews, signings, parties, podcasts, guest blogs, and newspaper articles…while you stayed at home, drank tea (or beer), and worked on the next book? Oh, well. An author’s job encompasses more than just brainstorming, writing, and editing. You’re the face of your book (aside from the cover, of course). You’re also the voice – not just the voice within the pages, but the public voice. Outside of writing, author life is all about outreach, presentation, and publicity, baby. Below are some points to remember as you embark on your journey to literary fame: 1. There will…

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    Advice from the Acquisitions Editor

    Arguably the most stressful part of an author’s professional career is submitting their work to a publisher, be it a short story for a journal or a manuscript for a novel that took years to craft. Putting your writing out there to be judged by others is said to be like laying one’s soul bare to be picked apart. This metaphor is entirely accurate, as authors pour their heart and soul into their work. As an author and an acquisitions editor, I have perspective from both sides of the desk. I hope that these five pieces of advice will help you on your journey as an author, whether you are…

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    14 Hours Left to Score Cyber Monday Discounts

    Our Cyber Monday sale ends at 12 pm GMT on November 27th, which means there are just about 14 hours left! Rather than repeat the same information about what’s on sale, we want to share more about the stories and authors that are being showcased today! You can learn more about our authors, including the ones not being featured for Cyber Monday, right here on our website.     Anthony D Redden is a writer of dark fiction and the author of Dead Boat. He lives in a small village in the heart of England with his wife, three children, and two cats. He is currently undertaking a Master of Arts…

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    Year-End Updates, Changes, and News

    In only a few short weeks, we’ll be talking about closing out 2018. It’s been a huge year for us, and we’re grateful to all the folks who’ve made it possible! As we reflect on our successes and challenges, we’re making changes to our release calendar that will set us up for more success in 2019. These changes will ensure that every title is produced to the highest quality standards. You’ll notice that some of our titles will be released earlier, while others will be released later. We are excited to add that we’ll be participating in early reader programs through NetGalley. If you read and review books, please follow us…

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    Kyanite Press: Volume 1, Issue 2 – Launching Today

    Volume 1, Issue 2 of the Kyanite Press launches today. This issue takes a look at the human condition from many unique angles and is sure to delight fans of the format. The paperback edition is available for order, and pre-orders will be shipping shortly. The eBook edition has been delayed due to an “extended maintenance window” with our ISBN providor. We do not have an estimate on when this will be resolved, but are working to find a way around the issue. This issue of the Kyanite Press contains some amazing stories that all examine the human condition in one way or another. From the introspective psychology of “The…

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    Discovering New Worlds – Social Science Fiction

    In the latest addition to the Kyanite Press Online, Editor in Chief B.K. Bass delves into the worlds of Social Science Fiction. Check out this and more genre studies (with short fiction!) in the ongoing column: Discovering New Worlds with B.K. Bass. Social Science Fiction examines sociological, anthropological, and psychological issues as its main focus. The term was coined by Isaac Asimov to define his own work in the 1940’s. At the time, science fiction had consisted mostly of the ‘spaceships and ray guns‘ styles; such as what is often found in planetary romance tales. During the 1940’s, there was a movement spearheaded by the likes of Asimov and Robert A Heinlein to use science fiction as a way…

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    Q&A with Anthony D. Redden, Author of “Dead Boat” on Friday 10/26 at 12PM ET!

    Hello readers! As you might’ve noticed, “Dead Boat” by Anthony D. Redden comes out on Friday! We’ll be posting about it all day Friday, giving away free copies and merchandise, and holding a question and answer session with the author on Twitter.   Q&A At 12:00 PM ET, we’ll begin asking Anthony a few questions on Twitter. You can follow along, ask your own questions, and otherwise engage with us about horror stories, fark fantasy, and all things Dead Boat! We’ll recap the Q&A on Facebook as well. Speaking of interviews with Anthony, have you seen the one he did for us when he first signed his book deal? Check it out…