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ZNB is at it again with 3 new anthologies with the themes of Robots, Water, and Death! Join us for another great adventure!
ZNB is at it again with 3 new anthologies with the themes of Robots, Water, and Death! Join us for another great adventure!
ZNB is at it again with 3 new anthologies with the themes of Robots, Water, and Death! Join us for another great adventure!
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Don't fret!  You can still get the Kickstarter mass market paperback version at the Zombies Need Brains online store, as if you'd backed the Kickstarter!  The ebook is also available, as well as an ebook/Kickstarter paperback combination.  Just head on over to the store and preorder!  Here's the link:  https://squareup.com/market/zombies-need-brains-llc/.

Open Call: Submission Guidelines

WE FUNDED!  Thanks to everyone for making this Kickstarter project a reality!  As promised, here are the submission guidelines for the open call.  If you've got a story that fits one of the three themes, write it up, revise it, polish it, and send it in for consideration.  Please read the guidelines carefully, both for the format of the file that you should send, as well as the rights we are looking for.  Here's the link to the guidelines:  http://jpsorrow.livejournal.com/488157.html.

Early Backer Incentives:

First 20 Backers: The first 20 backers pledging $100 or more will get a copy of the DAW Books edition of WELL OF SORROWS in trade paperback from Benjamin Tate (aka Joshua Palmatier)!

First 100 Backers:  The first 100 backers pledging $17 or more will get a postcard with the phrase "Many Books = Many Lives" provided by Jenna Rhodes!

First 250 Backers: The first 250 backers pledging $17 or more will get some form of swag (bookmark, postcard) from both Faith Hunter and Laura Anne Gilman!

First Day Backers: All backers pledging $7 or more within the first 24 hours of the Kickstarter will get a copy of the ebook "Sister of the Hedge" by Jim C. Hines, which contains 6 of his more serious short stories AND the ebook "Plush Life" by Gini Koch, a romantic suspense novel!

Pre $5K Incentive:  All backers pledging $7 or more before the Kickstarter reaches $5,000 will get a copy of the short story ebook "Dead Blue" by David Farland.

Pre $7.5K Incentive: All backers pledging $7 or more before the Kickstarter reaches $7,500 will get a copy of the short story ebook "Against Eternity" by David Farland.

Pre $10K Incentive: All backers pledging $7 or more before the Kickstarter reaches $10,000 will get a copy of the short story ebook "After a Lean Winter" by David Farland AND a copy of the ebook "Kestrel's Voyages" by Misty Massey, which contains 4 of her stories set after novel MAD KESTREL and before her upcoming KESTREL'S DANCE!

Pre $12.5K Incentive: All backers pledging $7 or more before the Kickstarter reaches $12,500 will get a copy of the short story ebook "Siren Song at Midnight" by David Farland.

High Backer Incentive: $150 or Over: Everyone pledging $150 or more will get the ebook "Random Musings from the Funny Girl" by Gini Koch.

High Backer Incentive:  $250 or Over: The first 10 backers pledging $250 or more will get a signed mass market paperback copy of Faith Hunter’s novel SKINWALKER, along with assorted swag.

Note: All Early Backer and High Backer incentives will be sent after the successful completion of the Kickstarter.

About this project:

This project will fund THREE science fiction and fantasy anthologies, titled ALL HAIL OUR ROBOT CONQUERORS!, SUBMERGED, and THE DEATH OF ALL THINGS, containing approximately 14 all-original (no reprint) short stories each from established SF&F authors in the field. The books will be edited by Patricia Bray & Joshua Palmatier (ALL HAIL OUR ROBOT CONQUERORS!), S.C. Butler & Joshua Palmatier (SUBMERGED), and Laura Anne Gilman & Kat Richardson (THE DEATH OF ALL THINGS).

Unlike the first two Kickstarters run by Zombies Need Brains, we are NOT using the Kickstarter to help set up and solidify the small press. Backers of this project will essentially be generating the base funds needed to produce these three anthologies—including payment for the contributing authors, payment for the cover artist, production costs for producing the anthology, etc. Because of this, the reward levels for the anthologies have been set to more closely resemble the cost of the final product when it goes on sale to the general public. In essence, backers of the project are simply “preordering” the anthologies, although there will still be a special mass market Kickstarter edition produced for backers who help fund the project at the paperback level. This special edition will have a limited print run to cover the orders made by the backers and will not be printed again after the Kickstarter print run. After that, there will be a trade edition issued to the general public that will have an unlimited print run. So get in on the Kickstarter now and get the special mass market Kickstarter edition! Help the new small press Zombies Need Brains LLC expand!

ZNB produces quality anthologies from leading authors (check out our current offerings—“Clockwork Universe: Steampunk vs. Aliens,” “Temporally Out of Order,” “Alien Artifacts,” and “Were-”—if you have any doubts at https://squareup.com/market/zombies-need-brains-llc), offering professional pay rates and featuring stellar cover art. As we did in our previous anthologies, we plan to include the very best stories we can find, spanning the gamut from bestselling authors to new, previously unpublished voices, including an open submission window if the Kickstarter is successful, where anyone can submit their stories featuring the current themes for a chance to be part of the anthologies. And with your help, we hope that ZNB will then be able to expand into novels and other projects in the future. We can't do this without you! Consider backing our Kickstarter and then help spread the word. Just as Zombies Need Brains, we need your support to make this new small press a success. The backers of our previous anthologies helped set up the press. You can help solidify that foundation!

So what are the current projects? Here are the details:

ALL HAIL OUR ROBOT CONQUERORS!:

“Danger, Will Robinson! Danger!” 50s and 60s television shows and movies were replete with clunky robots with bulbous arms and heads, blinking lights, and a staggered, ponderous walk, like Robby the Robot, GORT, and the Daleks. With a touch of nostalgia and a little tongue-in-cheek humor, this anthology will present invasions of robot conquerors—or well-meaning robot companions—rooted in those 50s and 60s ideals of the robotic vision of the future. Edited by Patricia Bray & Joshua Palmatier, ALL HAIL OUR ROBOT CONQUERORS! will contain approximately 14 stories with an average length of 6000 words each. It will include short stories by:

  • Julie E. Czerneda,
  • Rosemary Edghill,
  • Tanya Huff,
  • Gini Koch,
  • Sharon Lee & Steve Miller,
  • Seanan McGuire, and
  • L.E. Modesitt, Jr.

All other slots aside from the named authors will be filled by the open call for submissions following the successful completion of the Kickstarter.

SUBMERGED:

From the very earliest days of SFF, when Jules Verne wrote 20,000 Leagues Under the Sea, the depths of the oceans have always intrigued us. Three quarters of our planet teems with creatures beyond our imagining, and terrors we cannot see. Kraken, Leviathan, Cthulu – what other mysteries and monsters lurk in the currents of the wet and dark? SUBMERGED will explore the depths beneath the surface, whether it be on brand new planets yet to be explored, apocalyptic Earths, or fantasy settings from our wildest dreams. So come join us and explore unfathomable trenches, underwater volcanoes, and abyssal plains. Take the plunge . . . into the Deep End! Edited by S.C. Butler & Joshua Palmatier, SUBMERGED will contain approximately 14 stories with an average length of 6000 words each. The anthology will include short stories by:

  • F. Brett Cox,
  • David Farland,
  • Esther Friesner,
  • Susan Jett,
  • Gini Koch,
  • Jeff Mariotte & Marsheila Rockwell,
  • Misty Massey,
  • Seanan McGuire,
  • Jody Lynn Nye, and
  • Jenna Rhodes.

All other slots aside from the named authors will be filled by the open call for submissions following the successful completion of the Kickstarter.

THE DEATH OF ALL THINGS:

Death and taxes: the universal themes. Or, nearly. Not all cultures pay taxes, but all pay the reaper. Acknowledging that nobody will ever beat Sir Terry Pratchett for his depiction of Death, we believe there are more stories to tell, exploring the realm and character of death: tragic, humorous, and all the shades in-between. Edited by Laura Anne Gilman & Kat Richardson, THE DEATH OF ALL THINGS will contain approximately 14 brand-new stories with an average length of 6000 words each. It will include short stories by multi-award winning and NYT-bestselling authors

  • Stephen Blackmoore,
  • Aliette de Bodard,
  • Christie Golden,
  • Jim C. Hines,
  • Jason M. Hough,
  • Faith Hunter,
  • Juliet E. McKenna, and
  • Fran Wilde.

All other slots aside from the named authors will be filled by the open call for submissions following the successful completion of the Kickstarter.

Cover Art:

The images that will be used to design the cover art are commissioned pieces created by Justin Adams of Varia Studios. The cover art for “Submerged” has been completed (see below for the image). The cover art for the other two anthologies will be completed and revealed at a later date. The official covers for the anthology based off this artwork will be revealed sometime after the end of the Kickstarter.

"Submerged" by Justin Adams, Varia Studios
"Submerged" by Justin Adams, Varia Studios

Timeline:

If the Kickstarter is funded, the intention is to have all stories handed in by the end of December 2016. We expect the editing and revision process to be finished by the end of February 2017 and the ebook and physical books to be designed, produced, and ready for release by the end of August 2017.

Funding will cover the costs of producing the ebook in all standard formats (MOBI, Epub, PDF), producing mass market paperback versions of the anthology for the backers, cover art commission, payment of the editors, advances for the authors (at a minimum of 6 cents per word), and advertising and promotional expenses. Funding above the minimum would be used to increase the advances of the authors, allow for higher production values for the ebooks and books, increase the number of stories in the anthology, and increased advertising.

Stretch Goals:

Stretch goals would include production of promotional bookmarks, an increase in pay for the authors, adding additional story slots to the books, etc. We will be adding more stretch goals as those at the lower levels are achieved. Here are the stretch goals so far:

Stretch Goal: BOOKMARKS! At $22,500, every backer pledged at $17 or more will receive a free promotional bookmark for ALL HAIL OUR ROBOT CONQUERORS!, SUBMERGED, and THE DEATH OF ALL THINGS, and every backer pledged at $7 or more will get a copy of the short story ebook "We Blazed" by David Farland.

Stretch Goal: At $25,000, we will add an additional story to each anthology using the submissions from the open call, so each anthology will feature 15 stories minimum AND every backer pledged at $7 or more will get a copy of the short story ebook "On My Way to Paradise" by David Farland.

Stretch Goal:  At $27,500, every backer pledged at $7 or more will get a copy of the novella ebook "Sweetly the Dragon Dreams" by David Farland.

Stretch Goal: At $30,000, all authors will be paid an additional 1 cent/word AND every backer will get one copy of each of these ebooks: "The Night Beat (Necropolis Enforcement Files 1) by Gini Koch; Alliance Rising (Martian Alliance 1-3)" by Gini Koch; and "The Disciple and Other Stories of the Paranormal" by Gini Koch writing as Jemma Chase.

Stretch Goal: At $35,000, we will add an additional story to each anthology using the submissions from the open call, so each anthology will feature 16 stories minimum.

Stretch Goal: At $40,000, all authors will be paid an additional 1 cent/word.

Stretch Goal: At $50,000, Zombies Need Brains LLC will produce a FOURTH themed anthology, title to be announced as we approach the stretch goal.

Other stretch goals will be added as the Kickstarter continues.

Add-ons:

Add-ons are extra items that current backers can add to their current pledge level. These would include t-shirts and hats with the Zombies Need Brains LLC logo, etc. Add-ons can be added by backers at any reward level by simply clicking “Manage My Pledge” and adding on the amount of the add-on to their initial pledge. Once the Kickstarter has ended, we will ask everyone in the survey what the additional add-on amounts were for, so keep track of what you wanted added-on until that survey can be sent and returned to us. Also note: some reward levels have been set up already that include some of these add-on items. Please see if one of those reward levels fits your needs first, thanks.

Wallpaper Add-on:  If you'd like a computer wallpaper file of the SUBMERGED artwork by Justin Adams (with ZNB logo added) as seen above, simply add $2 to your pledge level.  The wallpaper will be available in the following sizes:  1024x768, 1280x1024, and 1920x1080.

Kickstarter Paperback Add-on: If you'd like additional paperback copies of ALL HAIL OUR ROBOT CONQUERORS!, SUBMERGED, or THE DEATH OF ALL THINGS choose any reward level at or above $17 and add on $17 for each copy of the paperback that you'd like. Add on $17 for EACH copy (so if you want 3 copies, that's $51 extra added on to your reward level). If you live outside the US, please add $22 for each additional paperback.

Ebook Add-on:  If you'd like copies of the ebooks (PDF, Epub, or mobi) for any of the following--CLOCKWORK UNIVERSE: STEAMPUNK VS ALIENS, TEMPORALLY OUT OF ORDER, WERE-, or ALIEN ARTIFACTS--choose any reward level at or above $7 and add on $5 for each ebook that you'd like.  Add on $5 for EACH anthology (so if you'd like three of the anthologies, that's $15 extra added on to your reward level).  The ebooks will be delivered at the end of the Kickstarter, after its successful completion.  [If you'd like to read the ebooks right now, they are available on Kindle, Nook, Kobo, etc., or will be available on September 15th.]

Mass Market Paperback Add-on: If you'd like mass market paperback copies of any of the following--MODERN FAE’S GUIDE TO SURVIVING HUMANITY (anthology), AFTER HOURS: TALES FROM THE UR-BAR (anthology), THE SKEWED THRONE (novel), THE CRACKED THRONE (novel), THE VACANT THRONE (novel), or SHATTERING THE LEY (novel)--choose any reward level at or above $17 and add on $8 for each copy of the paperback that you'd like. Add on $8 for EACH copy (so if you want 3 copies, that's $24 extra added on to your reward level). If you live outside the US, please add $10 for each additional paperback.

Art Print Add-on: If you'd like additional art prints of TEMPORALLY OUT OF ORDER, ALIEN ARTIFACTS, WERE-, WELL OF SORROWS, LEAVES OF FLAME, BREATH OF HEAVEN, SUBMERGED, ALL HAIL OUR CONQUERING ROBOTS!, or THE DEATH OF ALL THINGS choose any reward level at or above $17 and add on $10 for each art print that you'd like. Add on $10 for EACH print (so if you want 3 prints, that's $30 extra added on to your reward level). If you live outside the US, please add $15 for each additional art print. KICKSTARTER SPECIAL! If you'd like 3 prints, add $25 to your reward level at $17 or more, saving $5 (add $40 if you live outside the US). If you'd like 6 prints, add $45 to your reward level at $17 or more, saving $15 (add $75 if you live outside the US). If you'd like 9 prints, add $60 to your reward level at $17 or more, saving $30 (add $100 if you live outside the US). Note: You do not have to select 3 or 6 or 9 different prints, you can select multiple copies of the same print and mix-and-match as much as you want.

"Breath of Heaven" by Justin Adams, Varia Studios
"Breath of Heaven" by Justin Adams, Varia Studios

T-shirt Add-on: If you'd like a t-shirt in either black or light gray with the vertical Zombies Need Brains logo used on the spine of the book on back, choose any reward level above $17 and add $20 each for a S, M, L, XL, XXL, or XXXL size to your current reward pledge. If you live outside the US, please add $25 for each additional t-shirt.

Baseball Cap Add-on: If you'd like a baseball cap with the horizontal Zombies Need Brains logo on it, choose any reward level at or above $17 and add $20 for each cap to your current reward pledge. If you live outside the US, please add $25 for each additional baseball cap.

Totebag Add-on: If you'd like a totebag with the Zombies Need Brains logo on it, choose any reward level at or above $17 and add $20 for each totebag to your current reward pledge. If you live outside the US, please add $25 for each additional totebag.

ZNB  Merchandise (T-shirt, Tote, Baseball Cap)
ZNB Merchandise (T-shirt, Tote, Baseball Cap)

If you have any questions about what your reward level should be with add-ons included, please send me a message with what you’d like to have in your reward level and I will determine the correct amount based on the information I’ve given here.

Artistic Zombie Reward: The Artistic Zombie pledge level (limited to 15) includes the following art print "Steampunk Octopus," used as the cover art for the CLOCKWORK UNIVERSE: STEAMPUNK vs ALIENS anthology. The prints are signed by the artist, Alex Broeckel, and are numbered.

"Steampunk Octopus" by Alex Broeckel
"Steampunk Octopus" by Alex Broeckel

 

Editors:

Here’s a brief introduction to the editors of the anthologies:

Patricia Bray: Patricia Bray is the author of a dozen novels, including Devlin’s Luck, which won the 2003 Compton Crook Award for the best first novel in the field of science fiction or fantasy. A multi-genre author whose career spans both epic fantasy and Regency romance, her books have been translated into Russian, German, Portuguese and Hebrew. Patricia lives in a New England college town, where she combines her writing with a full-time career as a Systems Analyst, ensuring that she is never more than a few feet away from a keyboard. Find her online at www.patriciabray.com.

"Devlin's Luck" by Patricia Bray
"Devlin's Luck" by Patricia Bray

 


S.C. Butler:  S. C. Butler is a writer living in New Hampshire with his wife and son. He is the author of the "Stoneways" trilogy: Reiffen’s Choice, Queen Ferris, and The Magicians’ Daughter, published by Tor Books; and a contributor of short stories to several anthologies and magazines. Submerged is his debut as an editor.

 

"Alien Artifacts" edited by Joshua Palmatier & Patricia Bray
"Alien Artifacts" edited by Joshua Palmatier & Patricia Bray

 

 

Laura Anne Gilman:  Laura Anne Gilman is the former executive editor for Roc SF/Penguin Random House, and the author of the long-running "Cosa Nostradamus" urban fantasy series of novels and novellas, and the Nebula award-nominated "The Vineart War" trilogy. Her newest project is the "Devil’s West" series from Saga / Simon & Schuster, beginning with the Locus-bestseller Silver on the Road, and continuing with The Cold Eye in January 2017. She has also dipped her pen into the mystery field as well, writing as L.A. Kornetsky (Collared, Fixed, Doghouse, and Clawed).

A member of the writers’ digital co-op Book View Cafe, she continues to write and sell short fiction in a variety of genres, most recently appearing in the anthologies Genius Loci and Temporally Out of Order, as well as the non-fiction collection The Path to Publication.

Ms. Gilman currently lives outside of Seattle, Washington.

"Silver on the Road" by Laura Anne Gilman
"Silver on the Road" by Laura Anne Gilman

Joshua Palmatier: A professor of mathematics at SUNY Oneonta, Joshua Palmatier has published eight novels—the “Throne of Amenkor” series (The Skewed Throne, The Cracked Throne, The Vacant Throne) with DAW and the “Well of Sorrows” series (Well of Sorrows, Leaves of Flame, Breath of Heaven) with Baen and Zombies Need Brains, and Shattering the Ley with DAW, the first of a new series. His most recent novel is Threading the Needle, the second novel of the “Ley” series. He has also published numerous short stories—“Mastihooba” in Close Encounters of the Urban Kind and “Tears of Blood” in Beauty Has Her Way (both edited by Jennifer Brozek), “The River” in River (edited by Alma Alexander), and "Daughter of the Sands" in Apollo's Daughters (edited by Brian Young). Find out more at www.joshuapalmatier.com and www.benjamintate.com.

"Threading the Needle" by Joshua Palmatier
"Threading the Needle" by Joshua Palmatier

 

Kat Richardson:  Kat Richardson is the bestselling author of the "Greywalker" novels, featuring paranormal PI Harper Blaine, as well as numerous short SFF and Mystery stories. She's taught writing workshops for Clarion West, Cascade Writers, PNWA, Mystery Writers of America, ArmadilloCon, and Foolscap, been a panelist and speaker at numerous genre and writing conventions, and helped design convention programming for Norwescon, PNWA, and Romantic Times. Kat has worked as a magazine and technical editor, gemology course writer, and actor. She's been a theater brat, Ren Faire actor, whiffler, dancer, singer, sound and lighting technician, costumer, and game writer. Currently, she lives in the wilds of Western Washington, writing, and working as a freelance editor, in between flying kites, chasing her dogs, making paper automata, playing computer games, and working in her garden.

"Greywalker" by Kat Richardson
"Greywalker" by Kat Richardson

Zombies Need Brains LLC:

Zombies Need Brains LLC is a small press owned and operated by Joshua Palmatier that focuses on producing professional quality science fiction and fantasy themed anthologies initially funded by Kickstarters. Having successfully published four anthologies in the last two years, ZNB is currently expanding its anthology production, with the intent to eventually publish stand-alone books once the press has gained its footing. Check out the webpage at www.zombiesneedbrains.com and the online store at https://squareup.com/market/zombies-need-brains-llc. You can also find Zombies Need Brains on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/zombiesneedbrainsllc) and Twitter (@ZNBLLC).

Zombies Need Brains Logo
Zombies Need Brains Logo

 

Risks and challenges

As with any production of a book, the timeline for delivery of the book may change due to unexpected delays in the editing process or the production process (such as a delay in printing at the press, etc). Every effort will be made to have the books ready for release and in backers’ hands by August 2017. Also, there is always a slight chance that life and circumstances will force a confirmed anchor author to drop out of the anthology. In the unlikely event that an author cannot deliver a story for whatever reason, their slot would be filled with another published author. Since everyone involved—both anchor authors and editors—are professionals in the field already, there is no real expectation that there will be a delay or that the confirmed authors will not deliver, but it does happen on occasion.

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    Misty Massey Story Tuckerization Zombie

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