I can finally share my Big Sekrit Project!
It still feels a bit unreal to me. This summer, at Congregate in Winston-Salem, I stood in the hall with Misty Massey and Emily Lavin Leveritt. "Wouldn't it be great if...?"
Which one of us said that? It doesn't really matter. We kicked the idea down the hall and around email, and, because none of us have enough to do (*snerk*), we started talking to a couple of author friends. And a couple of publisher friends...
And here we are.
eSpec Books is Kickstarting our anthology, a collection of western-themed speculative fiction, with commitments from several great authors and artists...check it out! One of the premier titles from this brand new press, the collection already boasts such contributors as R S Belcher (Six-Gun Tarot), Tonia Brown (Railroad!), Diana Pharoah Francis (Trace of Magic), John Hartness (Bubba the Monster Hunter), Jonathan Maberry (Code Zero), Gail Martin (Deadly Curiosities), Misty Massey (Mad Kestrel), and James Tuck (Blood and Bullets). It will also have a minimum of four open submission slots.
You noticed the open submissions? Yes, there's a call for submissions -- check out the Kickstarter Sneak Peek!
The project will be funded via a Kickstarter campaign beginning December 9, 2014 and among the stretch goals planned for the project are stories by David Sherman (Starfist) and Robert E. Waters (The Wayward Eight) and additional open submission slots.
I know you want a sneak peek of the Kickstarter! You know I want you to help fund us!
This is gonna be epic!
And so, with a loving heart, I offer you
I’ve heard many translations. Here’s one I love: The light of the universe that shines within me recognizes the light of the universe that shines within you.
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