Post Peak Fiction Magazine is a quarterly short fiction magazine focusing on the stories of people and places after the energy descent. Read more
This project's funding goal was not reached on August 2, 2012.
About this project
Post Peak Fiction Magazine is a quarterly short fiction magazine focusing on the stories of people and places after the energy descent.
Post Peak Magazine will be (with your help!) a beautiful 64 page, printed, quarterly, short fiction magazine. That means that it will be released four times a year and feature short stories about people and societies during and after the decline of energy. All kinds of stories from the optimistic to dismal, character to setting driven will be contained within the full-colored covers and delivered right to your mailbox.
Each issue will be loosely based around the season in which it is released. Five to six short fiction stories and one article will be published each issue from a diverse range of authors. Our first issue will feature an article by John Michael Greer.
The Post Peak genre, also called Post Peak Oil, Post Industrial or Post Energy Decent, is fiction that takes place during and after the decline of energy. Well known fiction that falls under this category include stories like The Fifth Sacred Thing, Mad Max and current populars like The Hunger Games. Basically any story that operates under the premise that our modern civilization is based on the consumption of finite energy resources and can not continue endlessly into the future could be considered Post Peak.
Post Peak Fiction Magazine will focus on narratives taking place in well thought out, believable scenarios.
The plan is to fund the first year (four issues) through this Kickstarter campaign. This will give the magazine time to get on its feet and make sure all its figurative ducks are in a row. After that the hope is to fund it through subscription costs and advertising.
The first issue will be released in Fall of 2012.
This can't happen with out you! It costs a lot of money to print and ship, let alone such high quality, perfect bound copies!
All of the production and editing is completely volunteer, it is all an act of dedication and love! So your contributions go completely to the printing and shipping costs and the fees kickstarter and amazon charge.
Kickstarter is an all or nothing fundraising platform. That means if the minimum isn't reached none of the money goes to the magazine! That is why YOUR help is so important!
In addition to donating to help make Post Peak Fiction Magazine a reality..
If you are a creator of some sort, wether it be writer, illustrator, photographer etc. you might be wondering if your work could be a part of Post Peak Fiction Magazine.
YES! Please submit your stories and art!
Check out the website for more details on submissions http://postpeakmagazine.com/
There are three types of reward groups: Subscriptions, Advertising and Special Contributor. See the rewards side bar for specific information on each level.
Subscriptions: You get copies of the actual magazine shipped to you as soon as they are printed.
Advertising: If you have a business, website, product, blog or anything else you would like to advertise, Post Peak would be the perfect place to reach like minded folk!
Special Contributor: This tier has a range of rewards, from your name being listed in the magazine to having your own limited addition or even one of a kind copy printed and shipped to you to getting a special post card with the first issue's cover mailed to you!
Have a question? If the info above doesn't help, you can ask the project creator directly.
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