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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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    The Kyanite Press v1i2, coming November 1st, 2018

    NEXT ISSUE – NOV 1ST! 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 Teacup” by David McAlister to the grand social drama of “Stone Faces” by Marcus Hansson, these stories all examine different facets of our humanity. Be it exploring our deepest fear – the fear of the unknown – or showing how a society of people works together to overcome obstacles. “Worth Dying For” by Chad D. Christy and “Breakpoint” by Darius Jones both explore questions of what makes us human and what we would do to preserve what is…

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    Kyanite Press V1I1 status set to back issue.

    The paperback version of Volume 1, Issue 1 (V1I1) of the Kyanite Press is no longer available for direct order, but can still be found on Amazon and Barnes & Noble. The eBook version is still available for immediate download as a PDF file directly from Kyanite Publishing HERE. We would like to take a moment to thank all of the authors who contributed to this issue and made it a resounding success! Don’t miss our special Halloween edition available now! Our next regular issue will be available on November 1st, and our special Winter Digest is coming on December 1st!

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    Streamlining Our Social Media Accounts

    To maximize efficiency and help readers find us on social platforms with ease, we’ve decided to consolidate our accounts. Please note that the Twitter account for Kyanite Glass, the Facebook account for the Kyanite Press, and the Instagram account for the Kyanite Press will be deactivated on October 8th, 2018. Folks who followed those accounts are encouraged to follow or continue following the Kyanite Publishing accounts (links below). We look forward to chatting with you! Kyanite Publishing Twitter Kyanite Press Twitter Kyanite Crypt Twitter Kyanite Kiss Twitter Kyanite Publishing Facebook Kyanite Publishing Instagram

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    Summer 2019 Catalogue Announcements Begin October 13th, 2018

    October is our favorite month at Kyanite Publishing, and to celebrate, we’re announcing 22 new novelettes, novellas, and novels on October 13th, 2018! These will all be part of our Summer 2019 Catalogue, although they do not represent every title that will be released in Summer 2019. Stay tuned for more announcements later in the fall! Many of you will remember that we hosted a launch party back in August and announced the majority of our Winter 2018 Catalogue. We love to reveal multiple covers and titles at once because we’ve found it helps to create a sense of community for our authors and readers. This launch will be even…

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    Join us for the Kyanite Press Halloween Issue Launch Party!

    Hello readers, authors, and friendly folks who found this page by accident! We’re excited to announce the launch of the first annual Halloween edition of the Kyanite Press! It features over 20 amazing authors and guest editor in chief Sophia LeRoux! The best part is, it’s double-sized! The Kyanite Press Halloween edition drops on October 1st, 2018 and we’ll be having a launch party all day on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram! Each platform will have its own giveaway and content (including a year subscription!), so be sure to check us out on all of them! October will be a big month for us, as we’re also launching two (2) e-books!…

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    Launch Day Q&A with Editor in Chief B.K. Bass

    It’s a special day here at Kyanite Publishing because we’re launching our first volume of the Kyanite Press! You can order it now from our website or Amazon. It’s also being carried at The Wyvern’s Tale in Asheville, NC and in more locations soon! We’ve received a ton of questions from interested readers and writers. Editor in Chief, B.K. Bass answers the most pressing (get it?) below. If you have more questions for B.K., simply comment or send an email to info@kyanitepublishing.com! We’ll do our best to answer within 48 hours.   How do you pick the stories? Is there anything you’re looking for in particular? Quality is the primary…

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    Kyanite Press First Issue!

    The first issue of the Kyanite Press is coming out in just a week!  On Saturday, September 1st, 2018, a new speculative fiction journal will be released upon the world! To celebrate, we are giving away a complimentary upgrade to a 1-year print subscription for one person who pre-orders between 8/25/18 and 8/31/18. To be entered in this drawing, all you have to do is follow THIS LINK and pre-order the first issue of the Kyanite Press in print for $8.85.  One lucky reader will get upgraded to the $48.85 value 1-year print subscription for no additional cost! In this premier issue of The Kyanite Press we explore distant worlds…