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Fearful Symmetries ebook has been emailed to all backers
I'm delighted to let you all know that the ebooks have been sent out to backers. If you haven't received one and should have, please let us know. If you... Read more
The Table of Contents
I finished editing and ordering the last stories over the last few days and am about to send the files of Fearful Symmetriesto Chizine today. I'm posting the final... Read more
Here's the cover of Fearful Symmetries--it's by Erik Mohr and we all think it's gorgeous. The book will be published April 2014. I'm currently in the midst of editing the... Read more
Where we are with the slush reading!
Hi everyone, just updating you on Fearful Symmetries slush reading. We've been plowing through over the last weeks, and here's where we are.
We had 1091 submissions total (not including... Read more
Update on Fearful Symmetries Submissions
Sandra Kasturi from ChiZine Publications here! Just to update you on where we are with submissions.
A couple of reminders:
1. Your position in the "queue" is meaningless, since readers... Read more
Progress Report on Fearful Symmetries Submissions
Hi everyone! Just want to update you all on where we are with the Fearful Symmetries project.
Planned publication date is spring 2014, with a launch at the World Horror... Read more
Quick update to FS submissions guidelines
People have been asking about multiple submissions and simultaneous submissions. Unfortunately, we can't allow either, so please send only your best story—and please don't send that story to anyone else... Read more
FEARFUL SYMMETRIES ANTHO NOW OPEN TO SUBS!
FEARFUL SYMMETRIES SUBMISSIONS - deadline May 31, 2013 (midnight EST)
Renowned editor and anthologist Ellen Datlow will be editing an unthemed, all original anthology of terror and supernatural fiction for... Read more
Quick note on the print edition of FEARFUL SYMMETRIES
For those of you whose reward includes the print edition of FEARFUL SYMMETRIES, feel free to wait on sending us your mailing address until closer to March 2014, if you... Read more
Fearful Symmetries guidelines
Fearful Symmetries guidelines
This is a non-theme, all original anthology of about 125,000 words of terror and supernatural horror. I’m looking for all kinds of horror, but if you’re going... Read more
Regarding the Open reading period
I will be posting the guidelines here, there, and everywhere once I write them up and Brett & Sandra figure out a system they want to use for the huge... Read more
Five more Shearman/Marshall chapbooks added!
We've added five more copies of the Robert Shearman/Helen Marshall flipbook. It's one of our most popular rewards! Here's the scoop:
"Robert Shearman and Helen Marshall... Read more
And big thank yous
To everyone who donated premiums: time/energy/expertise/tangible objects whatever. You're all marvelous!
OMG -we did it! We've hit our mark (and slopped over)
First of all: Thanks to all of you who have pledged money toward the anthology, who have spread the word all over the web (and didn't complain about my nagging... Read more
Agent Robert Fleck donates time to a one-on-one manuscript critique!
We're just $1,750 away from realizing this goal now. So close! To help put us over the top, renowned literary agent Robert Fleck has contributed a manuscript critique... Read more
Where we are right now
We have 503 backers, (thank you all -you're all so generous), and need only $4600 to make our goal in 3 days. We're 81% there.
Kaaron Warren has donated another... Read more
Ten more Marshall/Shearman signed limited edition chapbooks added!
We've just added 10 more of the Helen Marshall/Robert Shearman limited edition flipbooks, signed by both Helen and Robert! Only 150 were ever printed. Pledge $45 and one of them... Read more
Another premium added & some other special ones
Thank you to everyone who has helped fund Fearful Symmetries. We only have four more days to nail down this sucker and we need a little over $8000.
What you... Read more
24" x 24" 'Skeletor' artwork by Chris Roberts added to sweeten the pot!
Phenomenal artist Chris Roberts has added another original painting to sweeten the $250 pot he's offering. Check out the new Skeletor art below. This is in addition to the original... Read more
10 more bypass-the-CZP-slushpile rewards added!
We're over halfway there now, folks! Thanks so much, and please do continue to spread the word! In the meantime, we've added an additional 10 bypass-the-CZP-slushpile rewards, since they were... Read more
Just over $10,500, but only 9 days left!
Deliriously happy to have passed the $10,000 mark. Very cool, and so much appreciated! However, we only have 9 days left to raise nearly $15,000. Please continue to... Read more
Two more weeks to go
I thank all of you who have graciously donated to Fearful Symmetries.
We've now hit the halfway point with regard to time. We haven't yet hit that point with... Read more
Robert Shearman and Helen Marshall rare flipbook added!
Robert Shearman and Helen Marshall limited edition flipbook—only 150 copies ever printed. The Shearman story is "The Dark Space In the House In the House In the Garden at the... Read more
"The Green Man" by GMB Chomichuk
Here's "The Green Man" original artwork being donated by GMB Chomichuk. More details in the side bar of the main Fearful Symmetries Kickstarter page.
"The Frog Man" by Chris Roberts
Here's "The Frog Man" original artwork being donated by Chris Roberts. More details in the side bar of the main Fearful Symmetries Kickstarter page.
10 more doll photos added as premiums-overseas as well as USA
Because they were so popular, I nagged my sister into promising to create 10 more framed creepy doll photographs. We've added an option for overseas backers --so if you missed... Read more
What the Dark Tower pencil sketch looks like
Here are three views of the lovely pencil sketch by Alan M. Clark
Pick Brett's Brain
Chizine publisher Brett Alexander Savory has just added three possibilities to "Pick Brett's brain" for $200:
Brett Savory will answer all your writing/editing/publishing questions on a one-to-one basis for 1.5... Read more
Some creepy doll photos by Lori Datlow
My sister was kind enough to donate four framed creepy photos of dolls. One is already spoken for. Now it's possible that if they're popular she will donate a few... Read more
Signature, inscription, and Dalek doodle from Robert Shearman printer's proof!
Signed and doodled one-of-a-kind printer's copy of Robert Shearman's Remember Why You Fear Me. Dalek!!
The inscription reads:
. . . 'Twas the night before Christmas
And all through... Read more
One-of-a-kind Robert Shearman printer's proof!
Here's the front cover of the Robert Shearman printer's proof of Remember Why You Fear Me. Inside signature and doodle coming next!
Welcome everyone...so you want to see some entrails?
Mary Robinette Kowal, writer and puppeteer extraordinaire, has kindly volunteered to make a set (?)/chunk of entrails for one lucky (and generous backer). Here's a sample of what they'll look... Read more