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Indie Bookshelf Releases 12/24/21

Got a book to launch, an event to promote, a kickstarter or seeking extra work/support as a result of being hit economically by Covid or life in general?

Get in touch and we’ll promote you here. The post is prepared each Thursday for publication on Friday. Contact us via Horror Tree’s contact address or connect via Twitter or Facebook.

Click on the book covers for more information. Remember to scroll down to the bottom of the page – there’s all sorts lurking in the deep.

Charity Publications

Silent Scream by [Alyson Faye] Giving the Devil His Due: Special Edition by [Lee Murray, Jason Sanford, Peter Tieryas, Kelley Armstrong, Kenesha Williams, Linda D Addison, Christina Henry, Hillary Monahan, Nisi Shawl, LEANNA RENEE HIEBER, Kaaron Warren, Stephen Graham Jones, Errick Nunnally, Angela Yuriko Smith, DANA CAMERON, Nicholas Kaufmann, Rebecca Brewer]   Flashes of Hope by [Anna Taborska, Dave Jeffery, Amy Grech, Matthew Davis, John Cady, Emma Lee, Gwen Weir, Ken Goldman, Alyson Faye, Theresa Derwin]  

Cabin Terror by [Sarah Jane Huntington] Zombie Santa Claus: Santa Jaws Edition by [Astrid Addams] Out of the Shadows: A Charity Anthology by [P.J. Blakey-Novis, Danni Winn, Donovan 'Monster' Smith, David Owain Hughes, Tony Sands, Philip Rogers, Tori Danielle Romero, Nicholas Vince, Adam Marcus, Debbie Rochon] HEX-PERIMENTS: A Dark Biotech Anthology by [Keith Anthony Baird, Ross Jeffery, Kev Harrison, Eyglo Karlsdottir, Villimey Mist, William Meikle, Tracy Fahey, Paul Kane, Anthony Self, C J Tudor, Sarah J Huntington, Demi-Louise Blackburn, Dave Jeffery, David Sodergren]

 


Latest Book Launches

Horror Tree Sponsor* and Patreon Releases!

*All Horror Tree sponsors are able to claim a spot at the top of our listing during the donation of their sponsorship. Please use our contact form for more advertising pricing.
 
 
Were Tales: A Shapeshifter Anthology by [Jonathan Maberry, Eric J. Guignard, Stephanie Ellis, Catherine McCarthy, Gabino Iglesias, Cindy O'Quinn, Cynthia Pelayo, Christina Sng, Laurel Hightower, H.R. Boldwood, Ben Monroe, Elle Turpitt, Michelle Garza, Melissa Lason, Beverley Lee, S.H. Cooper, Villimey Mist, Kev Harrison, Theresa Derwin, Ruschelle Dillon, Linda Addison, Stephanie Wytovich, Tabatha Wood, Shane Douglas Keene, Sara Tantlinger, Alyson Faye, Baba Jide Low, S.D. Vassallo, Steven M. Long]

Werewolves. Berserkers. Kitsune. From the most ancient times, tales have been told of people who transform into beasts. Sometimes they’re friendly and helpful. Sometimes they’re tricksters, playing jokes on their hapless victims. And sometimes, they’re terrifying.

Were Tales is a collection of scary, thrilling, dark, mysterious, and even humorous short stories and poems of shapeshifters, from the talented minds of Jonathan Maberry, Stephanie Ellis, Gabino Iglesias, Laurel Hightower, Eric J. Guignard, Michelle Garza and Melissa Lason, Shane Douglas Keene, Clara Madrigano, Kev Harrison, Beverley Lee, S.H. Cooper, Elle Turpitt, Catherine McCarthy, Alyson Faye, Theresa Derwin, Ruschelle Dillon, Baba Jide Low, H.R. Boldwood, Ben Monroe, Cynthia Pelayo, Cindy O’Quinn, Sara Tantlinger, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Linda Addison, Villimey Mist, Tabatha Wood, and Christina Sng.

 

 

November

Tethered to Darkness by [Justin Holley]  Image Blood Wisp by [Sarina Langer]

Those We Left Behind: And Other Sacrifices by [Brandon Applegate, Elford Alley] A Splintered Soul (Children of the Crescent Moon Book 1) by [Adrian Meredith] The Boy with the Spider Face by [AJ Franks, Crystal Lake Publishing] Nocturnal Pursuits by [Glenn Rolfe]

Cafe Macabre II: A Collection of Horror Stories and Art by Women by [Leah Lederman, Michelle Soffe, Allison Spooner, Jeri Maynard, Stefani Manard, Patricia Stover, Amy Hunter, Coriander Friess, Brandy Sharpe, Sherris Schwind]


November YA/Children


December

2 3 7 In Blood and Bone

8 Crows by [Mark Towse]9 Esca10 Better You Believe: A Collection of Horror by [Tony Evans] Nails by [K.J. Sargeant]

14 The Saga of Dead-Eye Book One: Vampires, Zombies, & Mojo Men by [Ronald Kelly] 16 The Breed: Extreme Horror by [Ash Ericmore] 19

31 Rehuman & Other Small Stories : A Flash Futures Collection by [Eric  Fomley]

2022 – Happy New Year!

January

4 May be an image of text11 Picture Bloodlines: Four Tales of Familial Fear by [Alex Wolfgang, Carson Winter, Christopher O'Halloran, Antony Frost] Image

25 May be an image of text that says "BETWEEN THE DEVIL AND THE DEEP BLUE SEA GORD ROLLO"TBA Image


February

2 Tweaker Creatures by [Robert Essig]15 Picture TBA


March


April

22 May be an illustration of 1 person and text that says "Horror $14.00 Grace Donaldson' passion because run- option. running was senior that changed. Afterward, instead frunning Grace running away. From her pain, guilt. her younger sister her threatens her, THE NIGHT ROAD Road, willing Dance SH editor Cemetery Things September Through- ollection, novella Mystery Road 2020. om Crystal Night ROAD THE 2022b Design 2022 Baldwin Desert sle ”sg, LC ISBN PANCE Dance Publications Industry 21050 KEVINLUCIA LUCIA 781587"678158"  

um … August!

The Devil Takes You Home by Gabino Iglesias


Services

Editing – Jimmy Graves. Proofreading and copyediting on Fiverr. Offering affordably priced packages. Go here for further information.

Editing Offer! Erin Al-Mehairi. Through the end of the year, women can still grab 10% off Erin Al-Mehairi’s Hook of a Book editing services on developmental and copy edits. My lowered overall pandemic price is still available for all as well. Over twenty-five years as an editor in various forms, and nine in fiction, to find out more go to https://hookofabook.wordpress.com/editing/.

Editing: Michael David Wilson, This Is Horror Founder and Editor In Chief, podcaster, and writer (The Girl in the Video) is currently offering his freelance editing services. “Michael David Wilson invented the fine-toothed comb. His attention to detail is second to none, and he has a wonderful understanding of structure. This is a guy who knows how good writing works.”—Ray Cluley, author of WATER FOR DROWNING Michael has over ten years of editing experience and has edited books by Josh Malerman, Pat Cadigan, Stephen Graham Jones, David Moody, and many others. He’s worked with various publishing houses and small presses including Rebellion Publishing and Broken River Books. Prices start from £0.01/word. For further information go here: michaeldavidwilson.co.uk/editing/. Contact Michael: [email protected]

Editing, critiquing, artworkEugene Johnson is a man of many talents, an award-winning editor, filmmaker and artist. He will be will be selling his art, book covers, book art, logo designs, making prints, offering short story critiques/edits, special book projects like a coloring book he’s creating with another author and more for a small fee. Initially to fund desperately needed repairs on his car, once that is complete he hopes to turn his focus towards helping others that need support. Join him in his endeavours in getting this help to those who need it. Contact him via https://plaiddragonpublishing.com/ and he can also be found on https://www.facebook.com/eugene.johnson.14855. If you’d like to help him get his car fixed that bit quicker, please drop in on his Fundraiser set up by friends. (I think another link will be set up in the near future regarding his services and I’ll update it here when that happens.)

EditingElle Turpitt, elleturpittediting.com, is available for all editing work – short story, novella, novel, or chapter extracts. She also has a Ko-Fi (ko-fi.com/elleturpitt), or if you’d rather send a little gift to help her smile at a stressful time, she has a wishlist set up for this month (amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls). All support is appreciated. 

 

Writing and Editing Services from Ben Long. Go to Ben for ‘Killer Copy, Creative Content, and Eye-opening Edits’! Ben is ‘a passionate and engaging freelancer with 2+ years of experience in a variety of writing and editing endeavors. He is also a regular contributor to several online brands in the horror niche.’ You can find out more about him here https://readingvicariously.net/services/.

 

Kickstarters and Gofundme!

Project image for That Which Cannot Be Undone: An Ohio Horror AnthologyDid you think Maine has a monopoly on horror? Or that college football holds Ohio’s sole claim to fame?

Truth be told, a multitude of well-known, award-winning authors of horror populate the Buckeye state. Earlier this year, Cracked Skull Press, an assembly of four Ohio-based horror writers, formed with a single goal: to create an anthology of terrifying tales featuring our strange state.

With your support, we seek to raise awareness of our local talent.

That Which Cannot Be Undone: An Ohio Horror Anthology will be published through Cracked Skull Press and is slated to be released in October of 2022.

Our featured authors contributing stories to the anthology include Bram Stoker Award-winning Gary Braunbeck, Lucy Snyder, and Tim Waggoner, and New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Megan Hart. We have also enlisted the editorial skills of Bram Stoker Award-winning Jess Landry.

These are just a few of the wicked weavers of words writing stories for the anthology. Once we reach our fundraising goals, we will invite many more Ohio-based authors.

All the funds raised will help pay the writers, artist and the creation of Hybrids: Misfits, Monsters, and other Phenomena. Artwork from Luke Spooner.

Hybrid Sequence Media is proud to present new stories and poetry from: Jonathan Maberry, Lee Murray, Angela Yuriko Smith, Lucy Snyder, Michael Bailey, Dacre Stoker, Michael Knost, Marge Simon, Bruce Boston, Gene Flynn, Alicia Hilton, Alessandro Manzetti, Romie Stott,  Tim Waggoner, D. Harlan Wilson, Cindy O’Quinn, Jamal Hodge, John Palisano, Gabino Iglesias, Philip Fracassi, SL Edwards, John Claude Smith, Jeffrey Thomas, Nicole Givens Kurtz, and Linda D. Addison. With an Introduction by Doug Murano.

Happy reading.

Steph

 on behalf of Stuart and the Horror Tree Team

Trembling With Fear: Year 4 by [Stuart Conover, Stephanie Ellis] Trembling With Fear: More Tales From The Tree: Volume 3 by [Stuart Conover, Stephanie Ellis, Catherine Kenwell] Trembling With Fear: Serial Killers: Volume 2 by [Stuart Conover, Stephanie Ellis, Catherine Kenwell]

Setting‌ ‌Self‌ ‌Doubt‌ ‌on‌ ‌Fire:‌ ‌Help!‌ ‌I’m‌ ‌Self-Sabotaging!‌ ‌

Help!‌ ‌I’m‌ ‌Self-Sabotaging!‌

Hi all, I’m back, even though 2021 is nearly over (or over, depending on when you read this post). Yes, I’m like the guest who turns up five minutes before the end of a party and shouts, ‘Let’s dance, baby!’. 

So, where have I been? Sadly, not Narnia. I’ve been drowning in a huge to-do list while not getting much done at all. Yeah, 2021 sure didn’t go to plan. You know, I’ve spent months trying to get this post topic to you all, but I just never had enough time. Actually, it was more like I was wasting time—procrastination, self-doubt, and fear have b**** slapped me this year. I’m not joking. I have the bruises to prove it. It’s due to what has (or hasn’t) happened this year that gave me the idea for this post.
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‘Tangents & Tachyons’ Blog Tour: An Exclusive Excerpt

EXCLUSIVE EXCERPT

Eventide

 

I felt a little sick. Okay, a lot sick—like something had wrenched my stomach out of my gut and pulled it halfway to Mars.

Not far from the truth, as it turned out.

I reached for my stomach. My furry belly was a little thicker than I would have liked—too much processed sugar, Peter said. That and the whole no exercise thing.

What did I eat this time? My memories were a bit fuzzy.

I remembered bright lights and a sharp smell. And a keening whine.

I opened my eyes. The light above dimmed of its own accord.

That’s weird. And the smell… kind of antiseptic?

I sat up, and my fingers sank into the soft blue mat beneath me, leaving an impression when I lifted them up which just as quickly disappeared.

I was naked. What the hell?
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Indie Bookshelf Releases 12/17/21

Got a book to launch, an event to promote, a kickstarter or seeking extra work/support as a result of being hit economically by Covid or life in general?

Get in touch and we’ll promote you here. The post is prepared each Thursday for publication on Friday. Contact us via Horror Tree’s contact address or connect via Twitter or Facebook.

Click on the book covers for more information. Remember to scroll down to the bottom of the page – there’s all sorts lurking in the deep.

Charity Publications

Silent Scream by [Alyson Faye] Giving the Devil His Due: Special Edition by [Lee Murray, Jason Sanford, Peter Tieryas, Kelley Armstrong, Kenesha Williams, Linda D Addison, Christina Henry, Hillary Monahan, Nisi Shawl, LEANNA RENEE HIEBER, Kaaron Warren, Stephen Graham Jones, Errick Nunnally, Angela Yuriko Smith, DANA CAMERON, Nicholas Kaufmann, Rebecca Brewer]   Flashes of Hope by [Anna Taborska, Dave Jeffery, Amy Grech, Matthew Davis, John Cady, Emma Lee, Gwen Weir, Ken Goldman, Alyson Faye, Theresa Derwin]  

Cabin Terror by [Sarah Jane Huntington] Zombie Santa Claus: Santa Jaws Edition by [Astrid Addams] Out of the Shadows: A Charity Anthology by [P.J. Blakey-Novis, Danni Winn, Donovan 'Monster' Smith, David Owain Hughes, Tony Sands, Philip Rogers, Tori Danielle Romero, Nicholas Vince, Adam Marcus, Debbie Rochon] HEX-PERIMENTS: A Dark Biotech Anthology by [Keith Anthony Baird, Ross Jeffery, Kev Harrison, Eyglo Karlsdottir, Villimey  Mist, William Meikle, Tracy Fahey, Paul Kane, Anthony  Self, C J Tudor, Sarah J Huntington, Demi-Louise Blackburn, Dave Jeffery, David Sodergren]

 


Latest Book Launches

Horror Tree Sponsor* and Patreon Releases!

*All Horror Tree sponsors are able to claim a spot at the top of our listing during the donation of their sponsorship. Please use our contact form for more advertising pricing.
 
 
Were Tales: A Shapeshifter Anthology by [Jonathan Maberry, Eric J. Guignard, Stephanie Ellis, Catherine McCarthy, Gabino Iglesias, Cindy O'Quinn, Cynthia Pelayo, Christina Sng, Laurel Hightower, H.R. Boldwood, Ben Monroe, Elle Turpitt, Michelle Garza, Melissa Lason, Beverley Lee, S.H. Cooper, Villimey Mist, Kev Harrison, Theresa Derwin, Ruschelle Dillon, Linda Addison, Stephanie Wytovich, Tabatha Wood, Shane Douglas Keene, Sara Tantlinger, Alyson Faye, Baba Jide Low, S.D. Vassallo, Steven M. Long]

Werewolves. Berserkers. Kitsune. From the most ancient times, tales have been told of people who transform into beasts. Sometimes they’re friendly and helpful. Sometimes they’re tricksters, playing jokes on their hapless victims. And sometimes, they’re terrifying.

Were Tales is a collection of scary, thrilling, dark, mysterious, and even humorous short stories and poems of shapeshifters, from the talented minds of Jonathan Maberry, Stephanie Ellis, Gabino Iglesias, Laurel Hightower, Eric J. Guignard, Michelle Garza and Melissa Lason, Shane Douglas Keene, Clara Madrigano, Kev Harrison, Beverley Lee, S.H. Cooper, Elle Turpitt, Catherine McCarthy, Alyson Faye, Theresa Derwin, Ruschelle Dillon, Baba Jide Low, H.R. Boldwood, Ben Monroe, Cynthia Pelayo, Cindy O’Quinn, Sara Tantlinger, Stephanie M. Wytovich, Linda Addison, Villimey Mist, Tabatha Wood, and Christina Sng.

 

 

November

 Under Ground The Best of Indie Horror: Christmas Edition by [RJ Roles , Eric Butler, Kevin J. Kennedy, Matthew A Clarke, Steve Stred, Patrick Rueman, Matthew V. Brockmeyer, Lex H. Jones, Veronica Smith, Zoltan Komor, David Owain Hughes, Natasha Sinclair] Field Notes from a Nightmare: An Anthology of Ecological Horror by [Alex Ebenstein] Boiling Shadow (The Hollowhills Cycle) by [Tim Mendees]

Tethered to Darkness by [Justin Holley]  Image Blood Wisp by [Sarina Langer]

Those We Left Behind: And Other Sacrifices by [Brandon Applegate, Elford Alley] A Splintered Soul (Children of the Crescent Moon Book 1) by [Adrian Meredith] The Boy with the Spider Face by [AJ Franks, Crystal Lake Publishing] Nocturnal Pursuits by [Glenn Rolfe]

No photo description available. Cafe Macabre II: A Collection of Horror Stories and Art by Women by [Leah Lederman, Michelle Soffe, Allison Spooner, Jeri Maynard, Stefani Manard, Patricia Stover, Amy Hunter, Coriander Friess, Brandy Sharpe, Sherris Schwind]


November YA/Children


December

2 3 7 In Blood and Bone 8 Crows by [Mark Towse]

9 Esca10 Better You Believe: A Collection of Horror by [Tony Evans] Nails by [K.J. Sargeant]

14 The Saga of Dead-Eye Book One: Vampires, Zombies, & Mojo Men by [Ronald Kelly] 16 The Breed: Extreme Horror by [Ash Ericmore]

 

2022 – Happy New Year!

January

11 Picture Bloodlines: Four Tales of Familial Fear by [Alex Wolfgang, Carson Winter, Christopher O'Halloran, Antony Frost] Image

TBA Image


February

2 Tweaker Creatures by [Robert Essig]15 Picture TBA


March


April

May be an illustration of 1 person and text that says "Horror $14.00 Grace Donaldson' passion because run- option. running was senior that changed. Afterward, instead frunning Grace running away. From her pain, guilt. her younger sister her threatens her, THE NIGHT ROAD Road, willing Dance SH editor Cemetery Things September Through- ollection, novella Mystery Road 2020. om Crystal Night ROAD THE 2022b Design 2022 Baldwin Desert sle ”sg, LC ISBN PANCE Dance Publications Industry 21050 KEVINLUCIA LUCIA 781587"678158"

um … August!

The Devil Takes You Home by Gabino Iglesias


Services

Editing – Jimmy Graves. Proofreading and copyediting on Fiverr. Offering affordably priced packages. Go here for further information.

Editing Offer! Erin Al-Mehairi. Through the end of the year, women can still grab 10% off Erin Al-Mehairi’s Hook of a Book editing services on developmental and copy edits. My lowered overall pandemic price is still available for all as well. Over twenty-five years as an editor in various forms, and nine in fiction, to find out more go to https://hookofabook.wordpress.com/editing/.

Editing: Michael David Wilson, This Is Horror Founder and Editor In Chief, podcaster, and writer (The Girl in the Video) is currently offering his freelance editing services. “Michael David Wilson invented the fine-toothed comb. His attention to detail is second to none, and he has a wonderful understanding of structure. This is a guy who knows how good writing works.”—Ray Cluley, author of WATER FOR DROWNING Michael has over ten years of editing experience and has edited books by Josh Malerman, Pat Cadigan, Stephen Graham Jones, David Moody, and many others. He’s worked with various publishing houses and small presses including Rebellion Publishing and Broken River Books. Prices start from £0.01/word. For further information go here: michaeldavidwilson.co.uk/editing/. Contact Michael: [email protected]

Editing, critiquing, artworkEugene Johnson is a man of many talents, an award-winning editor, filmmaker and artist. He will be will be selling his art, book covers, book art, logo designs, making prints, offering short story critiques/edits, special book projects like a coloring book he’s creating with another author and more for a small fee. Initially to fund desperately needed repairs on his car, once that is complete he hopes to turn his focus towards helping others that need support. Join him in his endeavours in getting this help to those who need it. Contact him via https://plaiddragonpublishing.com/ and he can also be found on https://www.facebook.com/eugene.johnson.14855. If you’d like to help him get his car fixed that bit quicker, please drop in on his Fundraiser set up by friends. (I think another link will be set up in the near future regarding his services and I’ll update it here when that happens.)

EditingElle Turpitt, elleturpittediting.com, is available for all editing work – short story, novella, novel, or chapter extracts. She also has a Ko-Fi (ko-fi.com/elleturpitt), or if you’d rather send a little gift to help her smile at a stressful time, she has a wishlist set up for this month (amazon.co.uk/hz/wishlist/ls). All support is appreciated. 

 

Writing and Editing Services from Ben Long. Go to Ben for ‘Killer Copy, Creative Content, and Eye-opening Edits’! Ben is ‘a passionate and engaging freelancer with 2+ years of experience in a variety of writing and editing endeavors. He is also a regular contributor to several online brands in the horror niche.’ You can find out more about him here https://readingvicariously.net/services/.

 

Kickstarters and Gofundme!

Project image for That Which Cannot Be Undone: An Ohio Horror AnthologyDid you think Maine has a monopoly on horror? Or that college football holds Ohio’s sole claim to fame?

Truth be told, a multitude of well-known, award-winning authors of horror populate the Buckeye state. Earlier this year, Cracked Skull Press, an assembly of four Ohio-based horror writers, formed with a single goal: to create an anthology of terrifying tales featuring our strange state.

With your support, we seek to raise awareness of our local talent.

That Which Cannot Be Undone: An Ohio Horror Anthology will be published through Cracked Skull Press and is slated to be released in October of 2022.

Our featured authors contributing stories to the anthology include Bram Stoker Award-winning Gary Braunbeck, Lucy Snyder, and Tim Waggoner, and New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Megan Hart. We have also enlisted the editorial skills of Bram Stoker Award-winning Jess Landry.

These are just a few of the wicked weavers of words writing stories for the anthology. Once we reach our fundraising goals, we will invite many more Ohio-based authors.

All the funds raised will help pay the writers, artist and the creation of Hybrids: Misfits, Monsters, and other Phenomena. Artwork from Luke Spooner.

Hybrid Sequence Media is proud to present new stories and poetry from: Jonathan Maberry, Lee Murray, Angela Yuriko Smith, Lucy Snyder, Michael Bailey, Dacre Stoker, Michael Knost, Marge Simon, Bruce Boston, Gene Flynn, Alicia Hilton, Alessandro Manzetti, Romie Stott,  Tim Waggoner, D. Harlan Wilson, Cindy O’Quinn, Jamal Hodge, John Palisano, Gabino Iglesias, Philip Fracassi, SL Edwards, John Claude Smith, Jeffrey Thomas, Nicole Givens Kurtz, and Linda D. Addison. With an Introduction by Doug Murano.

Happy reading.

Steph

 on behalf of Stuart and the Horror Tree Team

Trembling With Fear: Year 4 by [Stuart Conover, Stephanie Ellis] Trembling With Fear: More Tales From The Tree: Volume 3 by [Stuart Conover, Stephanie Ellis, Catherine Kenwell] Trembling With Fear: Serial Killers: Volume 2 by [Stuart Conover, Stephanie Ellis, Catherine Kenwell]

Trembling With Fear 2021 Contract Update

Hey all!

I just wanted to give everyone an update as to the ‘Trembling With Fear’ contract. It was brought to our attention in the past day that a couple of areas on it didn’t match our submission guidelines. We had some old language in it from when we first started the Trembling With Fear imprint. Also, it contained language from when we briefly were on a royalty setup. We’ve updated the contract to properly reflect how we’re currently (and have been for about 2 years) conducting business. Soooo… I just wanted to share the written changes here as I believe in full transparency when it comes to the site.

The old contract basically stated that:
– Trembling With Fear isn’t a paying market. (It was started to release anthologies that would help fund Horror Tree. This clearly hasn’t been the case since the first volume. However, this language was removed as to not cause any further confusion.)
– Trembling With Fear was exposure only for online printing and payments would only be made if a story was included in a physical release. (This was from when we were briefly doing royalties instead of direct payments and weren’t even sure if we would get an anthology compiled for release. This line was removed as we’ve switched to paying a flat amount on short stories upon being printed digitally.))

The inclusion of these two areas made it look uncertain if we would pay our contributors. I didn’t want there to be any confusion or legal wiggle room there so these lines have been properly updated in order to show that yes, we do pay our contributors if a story is accepted by Trembling With Fear. (Payments are scheduled to be paid within 2 weeks after being printed online unless the story is being donated as per the original spirit of the anthologies. We also usually try to make payments prior to the digital release.)

I just wanted to apologize for any confusion this may have caused, thank you to the two who reached out concerning this so we could update our contract accordingly.

Pushing Past Writer’s Block – The Discipline of Inspiration

Pushing Past Writer’s Block – The Discipline of Inspiration

By: Jennifer Lieberman

Have you ever been stuck in a story and still forced yourself to stare at a screen for hours to fulfill a required time limit of ‘work’? Or have you ever forced out pages of nonsense to feel like you were being productive only to delete them soon after? I don’t know about you but I hate when I’m told that to be a writer I have to write everyday. The advice usually comes with a required page amount (5-10 pages a day) or a time requirement (2-5 hours) and although I know it’s well meaning, I just don’t buy it.

I don’t write every day. There, I dared to say it; what many writers are afraid to admit. Granted I wear many hats, and have another career outside of writing, but so do most of us. Sure, we’d all love to get to the point in our careers that all we do is write for a living, but that isn’t the reality for most writers and creatives in general. My writing style and forms fluctuate from plays to scripts, poetry to books; no matter what I’m writing, the process of conjuring worlds, characters, arcs and emotions is the same. Some of us write intuitively where we don’t know exactly where we’re going when we sit down and some of us need to have everything mapped out. No matter what your process, I’m sure you’ve had those moments when you just don’t know what comes next…and if you haven’t you’re a superhero of your craft and please share your secret.

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I’m Thrilled To Announce A New Feature For Those Who Use Our Calendar View!

While it isn’t used by everyone, I know that those of you who love our calendar view swear by it. Sometimes, seeing the deadlines are just the way to go for being visual or needing that impending feeling of doom constantly there to get the words out. Whatever the reason, I’m thrilled that we’ve now been able to make it even better! Our last change 3 months ago allowed you to export it to Outlook, and now we’ve added a feature to subscribe to the calendar! (Note: This feature is currently available only to

(If this is a feature you’d love to thank us for, think about thanking us by becoming a Patreon or buying some ‘Trembling With Fear‘ releases and leaving reviews!

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Epeolatry Book Review: Flowers for the Sea by Zin E. Rocklyn

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Our reviews may contain affiliate links. If you purchase something through the links in this article we may receive a small commission or referral fee. This happens without any additional cost to you.

Title: Flowers for the Sea
Author: Zin E. Rocklyn
Genre: Sci-fi/dark fantasy
Publisher: Tordotcom
Release Date: 19th October, 2021

Synopsis: We are a people who do not forget.

Survivors from a flooded kingdom struggle alone on an ark. Resources are scant, and ravenous beasts circle. Their fangs are sharp. 
Among the refugees is Iraxi: ostracized, despised, and a commoner who refused a prince, she’s pregnant with a child that might be more than human. Her fate may be darker and more powerful than she can imagine.
Zin E. Rocklyn’s extraordinary debut is a lush, gothic fantasy about the prices we pay and the vengeance we seek.

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