October 15, 2019
This anthology has brought together authors from across America and Canada. Genres include horror, fantasy, science fiction, and crime drama. What binds these authors and their stories together are the disruptions: losses of innocence, of people, of hope…of one’s way. Fraught with peril, emotion, and journeys most incredible, this collection of tales is sure to draw you in.
Just don’t get lost.
Featuring original stories by PIERS ANTHONY, Roxanne Dent, Ashleigh Hatter, Nicola Kapron, Ronald Linson, Rhiannon Lotze, Caitlin Marceau, Bradley R. Mitzelfelt, Rachel Nussbaum, Deidre J Owen, Hailey Piper, Drew Piston, and J. B. Rockwell.
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Piers Anthony is an established author of more than 190 books of fantasy and other genres. He is, perhaps, best known for his Xanth and Incarnations of Immortality series. He lives with his wife of over 62 years on a tree farm they own in the Florida backwoods. His website is www.hipiers.com.
Roxanne Dent has sold nine novels and dozens of short stories in a variety of genres including Paranormal Fantasy, Regency, Mystery, Horror, Sci-fi, Steampunk, Westerns, drabbles, YA and Middle Grade. She has also co-authored short stories and plays with her sister, Karen Dent. Member of New England Horror Writers, The Fiction Writers Guild, Berlin Writers’ Group, Essex Writers and Artists Group. firstname.lastname@example.org
Ashleigh Hatter is a staff writer for Drunken Pen Writing online and has been published in Gallows Hill magazine. Aside from writing, he also enjoys hiking, attending comedy shows, and treating his wife to exciting dates.
Nicola Kapron is a Canadian student who has just finished her 4th year of Digital Media Studies and Creative Writing at Vancouver Island University. She’s previously contributed poetry to Portal Magazine and non-fiction to Rebel Mountain Press’s upcoming anthology Disabled Voices. She lives in Nanaimo, British Columbia, with a hoard of books—mostly fantasy and horror—and an extremely fluffy cat.10.
Ronald Linson was born and raised in western Connecticut. He now lives in New York City working as a freelance editor and is co-founder and editor-in-chief at Mannison Press. He writes primarily science fiction, fantasy, and horror, but has been known to dabble in other genres as well. In November 2017, Linson won first place in the On the Premises Mini-Short Story Contest 35. Many of his short stories and poems can be found for free online.
Rhiannon Lotze is a Canadian author from Windsor, Ontario, which means she’s 97% maple syrup and 3% Timbit. She’s been a writer (and huge nerd) since she was nine years old and writing her first Star Wars fanfiction, although she didn’t know it was called “fanfiction” at the time. Rhiannon is also an avid reader and camper, and her favourite place to do both is on the shores of Lake Huron.
Caitlin Marceau is an author, editor, and the co-owner and CEO of Sanitarium Publishing. She is a member of both the Horror Writers Association and the Quebec Writers’ Federation, and spends most of her time writing fiction. She’s been published for journalism, poetry, as well as creative non-fiction, and has spoken at several Canadian conventions. Her first co-authored collection, Read-Only: A Collection of Digital Horror, was released in June of 2017.
Bradley R. Mitzelfelt is a previously published author with Realmwalker Publishing Group (RPG, Inc) in 2016. Currently, Bradley publishes his work as an indie author, with two fantasy novels available on Amazon through his imprint, Hawks Barrow Press.
Rachel Nussbaum is a writer and artist from the Big Island of Hawaii (and recent California transplant). She writes horror, science fiction and urban fantasy– basically anything with monsters. Rachel’s short fiction has appeared in multiple anthologies including Night Terrors III from Blood Bound Books and The Mammoth Book of Dieselpunk from Running Press.
Deidre J Owen is a versatile writer who takes delight in exploring many different genres, including contemporary fiction, speculative fiction, children’s fiction, Christian themes, humor, and horror. Owen has a number of published short stories and children’s books (including The Heaven Zoo series and We’re All Just People series) and is co-founder and designer at Mannison Press. She is currently loving life with her husband in Lithia, Florida, as a writer, publisher, and work-from-home mother. Learn more about Owen’s work at www.deidrejowen.com.
Hailey Piper is a writer of horror short fiction. Since her debut novella, The Haunting of Natalie Glasgow, was published in October 2018, her short stories have appeared in various websites, magazines, and anthologies. After spending her childhood surrounded by the creepy woods of the American northeast, she’s now settled into a mostly civilized life with her wife in the D.C. metro area. Find out more about her work at www.haileypiper.com.
Drew Piston lives on Vashon Island with his girlfriend, Ellen, and their three chickens (Lorraine, Cheepers, and Bruiser). He writes science fiction for youth and adults. In addition to reading and writing, he spends his time coding, playing music, making lamps, and throwing/catching/hitting some sort of ball.
J. B. Rockwell is a writer and avid reader of all things speculative—science fiction, fantasy, horror, she loves it all. Best known for her Serengeti series from Severed Press (Serengeti, Serengeti 2: Dark and Darks, and Hecate), Rockwell also dabbles in short stories in her spare time and writes Bad Movie Reviews for Sci-Fi and Scary, an indie publications review and blog site. Find about more about J.B. Rockwell and writing at http://www.jenniferbrockwell.com.
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