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About this project

  • Introduction by Tony Albarella, recognized Serling expert and editor of the eleven-volume collection of As Timeless as Infinity: The Complete Twilight Zone Scripts of Rod Serling.
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  • "On Rod Serling’s “Clean Kills and Other Trophies” nonfiction by S.T. Joshi, renowned literary critic and Lovecraft scholar
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  • "In the House of the Hangman" fiction by Gary A. Braunbeck, winner of multiple Bram Stoker awards
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  • "Selling Daydreams: The Life and Work of George Clayton Johnson" nonfiction by David Afsharirad, editor of The Year’s Best Military Science Fiction and Space Opera
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  • "For the Best Will Breed the Best" fiction by Sean Eads  

Regular features will include: 

  • Paranormal articles by Billy Roberts, world-renowned medium and television personality 
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  • Ghost-hunting travel articles by Ross Allison, lecturer, media host and paranormal researcher, author of "Spooked in Seattle: a Haunted Handbook" 
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  • Book and story reviews by experienced reviewer Nev Murray 
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  • Film reviews by James Newman 
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  • TV reviews by Joe Young

Here's a preview of the cover art by Anja Millen

What the world gets if we're successful:

Your pledge purchases the magazine, whether one issue or a subscription to all four in the first year. We're gathering subscribers. Your subscription helps fund four full quarterly issues of AnotherDimension magazine! Each issue will be full of short stories and articles that stretch your imagination and make you wonder about the universe we live in and those we don't...yet. 

When: Quarterly, Issue #01 released on July 1, 2015

How: Kindle, print, and audio

Where: Digital delivered to your inbox, downloaded from AnotherDimensionMag.com or at Amazon.com

Who: Editor-in-chief, Angel Leigh McCoy, has 25 years professional experience writing, editing, and mentoring writers, and she has 6 years experience running a fiction e-zine. Stories are her passion. She's been a narrative designer for the past 7 years on Guild Wars 2 (a AAA online video game).

Why: Today’s world is steeped in too much reality. We work, commute, do our chores, go to bed, then get up to do it again. In this adult soup, we’ve forgotten the sensations of wonder and curiosity. We’ve grown out of the habit of imagining that we had as children.

AnotherDimension magazine wants you lying on your stomach, feet in the air, reading these stories and articles, remembering what it was like to be a kid in a world where the impossible could be possible.

Together we can free—at least for a little while—the parts of our brains that rebel at traffic jams, inane social media, and the day-to-day grind that automates us.

Join us. Imagination required.

It takes a village to raise a magazine, and we've got some amazing talents working with us. They are the writers, editors, and artists who will provide content for issues 0 and 1. Many will be contributing to 2, 3, and 4 as well, if this Kickstarter is successful.

We'd like you to meet them, and we'll be linking more profiles over the course of the Kickstarter.

1 - Philip Pickard (voice actor), Andre Bissonnette (composer), Bill Patterson (voice actor), Tracy Canfield (fiction writer), Paris E. Crenshaw III (guest editor), Sean Hayden (fiction writer), Shana Figueroa (fiction writer) 

2 - Folly Blaine (voice actor), Kimberly Michael Hull (graphic designer), Brad Ellison (fiction writer), S.P. Miskowski (guest editor), S.T. Joshi (nonfiction writer), Art Carey (fiction writer)

3 - Sylvia Greenwich (fiction writer), Anja Millen (cover artist), Angel Leigh McCoy (editor-in-chief), …, Kit Power (fiction writer) 

4 - Tom Millstead (fiction writer), …, Rena Mason (fiction writer), Bridget McKenna (editor), Sean Eads (fiction writer), Clare Castleberry (book reviewer & librarian) 

5 - Elizabeth A. Herreid (fiction writer), Donald Jacob Uitvlugt (fiction writer [no photo]), Alan Baxter (guest editor), Ross Allison (travel columnist), David Afsharirad (nonfiction writer, Nev Murray (book reviewer)

6 - Billy Roberts (paranormal columnist & medium), James Everington (fiction writer), Cory Herndon (guest editor), …, Joe Young (TV reviewer), Ripley Patton (guest editor)

7 - James Newman (film reviews), Marti McKenna (editor), Jason V Brock (guest editor), Sunni Brock (guest editor), Paul (Night Gallery columnist), Amber Bierce (fiction writer [no photo]), Alicia VanNoy Call (illustrator)

Get your free PREVIEW (Issue 00) of AnotherDimension magazine. 

Six free stories of horror and wonder and our inaugural "Can You Imagine?" article by Billy Roberts! Can you? Imagine?  

Click to download:  

André Bissonnette composed the musical introduction for the AnotherDimension audio fiction readings. Philip Pickard performed the introduction. Visit AnotherDimensionMag.com to listen to the stories featured in Issue #0, our preview issue.

Introductory music with voice overlay, for our audio short stories:

Introductory music only, for our audio short stories: 

 Sample of our deluxe audio recordings of a short story.

Put our free STORY OF THE MONTH  widget on your own website or blog. Click below to get it. 

Six years ago, I started a labor of love. I created a speculative fiction e-zine called WilyWriters.com and published stories in both text and podcast formats. I produced WilyWriters.com in my free time and paid writers out of my own pocket, even at pro rates in the past year. My voice actors volunteered their time to record stories for me (bless them).

WilyWriters.com brought in no income because it was never designed for that, and so it never broke out of its status as a B-rated e-zine—until now.

The time has come to raise the bar and produce a high-quality magazine.

The new magazine is called AnotherDimension and is themed after the classic style of horror made so popular by Rod Serling in his Twilight Zone and Night Gallery series—twisted for a modern audience. It will include articles, reviews, and of course, wondrous horrific fiction.

I need your help to make this happen.

If you would like to see AnotherDimension magazine manifest, please pre-purchase the first issue or subscribe for multiple issues by pledging.

As an early adopter, you’ll be asked for article ideas! Thus, you could be directly affecting the content of the magazine. If you’d like to submit, please visit our submission guidelines page.

Your support is so deeply appreciated.

—Angel Leigh McCoy, Editor in Chief, AnotherDimension Magazine, 2015. 

* Voting? Yes, you can have a hand in history. After you've pledged, we'll give you the chance to vote for your favorite column titles.  You'll be voting from a list of 3-5 each for the reviews section and for the travel column.

** Guidelines for ads are simple: nothing illegal or offensive. We reserve the right to reject any ad content we feel will scare away our customers. Ad size: 320x265; will appear in right column on homepage for 3 months from the release of the issue of your choice; limited to 3 ads per issue and choice happens by first-come, first-served. Pledge early if you have specific timing in mind.

*** The audio CD compilation of stories from AnotherDimension issues 0-4 will not be available until next year. The choosing and recording of stories is an ongoing process.

**** You will have complete ownership of the audio reading of your short story and may use ti as you please. We will work with you to get the intro and outro to be what you want it to be. Great for self-promotion on your own website, or even for selling at various audible distributors.

Cost forecast document: shows how we expect to spend the money

Risks and challenges

Problems and challenges and risks, oh my! Here's what we think are the mostly likely hurdles we may face:

- Hidden costs can blindside you. This could be shipping costs, lost shipments, damaged product, etc. We’ve done an in-depth cost forecast* in an effort to predict as many of these as possible (available above, if you're interested in details), and we’re keeping most of our rewards digital for just this reason. The few exceptions are rewards we feel people will really want (and will be easy to ship). We want to give you valuable rewards that won’t just collect dust on a shelf too. This is why we’ve decided not to do Tshirts, mugs, or other such items.

- Fullfilment can be a time-consuming, organizational nightmare if you’re not hyper-organized like Angel is (she was a project manager at hectic Microsoft Game Studios). Excel spreadsheets are her best friend, and this isn’t her first Kickstarter rodeo. She successfully Kickstarted an anthology called DEEP CUTS and so is familiar with Kickstarter’s wonderful tools for helping project managers manage rewards.

- With an ongoing project like this, you may get the first issue, but what about the rest? We’re planning ahead for a whole year of content (4 issues) and have set our goal to ensure we can provide four complete issues. If successful, we will be able to at least provide four rich issues of mind-bending content.

- What if Angel gets hit by a bus? That is a question worth asking. It takes a tribe to put together a project like this, and we are blessed with a hugely competent one that will step up if Angel earns her wings unexpectedly. :D

- No matter what, if you pledge, you will know about our challenges and risks to fulfillment shortly after we identify that there’s a problem. Communication is our middle-name, and we want to build a loving long-term relationship with our subscribers (you!).

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    Your name listed on our GRATITUDE list in Issue 01 and on the website.

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    ISSUE 01. You receive a digital copy of Issue 01 (Kindle or PDF).

    + You can cast one vote* for which of the Reviews section titles you prefer and one vote for the title of the Travel column.

    + You get 3 months access to our private member forums.

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    ONE-YEAR SUBSCRIPTION. You receive a digital copy of Issues 01,02, 03 AND 04 as they come out (Kindle, ePub, or PDF).

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    COLLECTOR'S EDITION. You receive a print copy of our debut issue, #1, signed by at least 3 contributors. We'll get as many as we reasonably can to sign it for you. Just in time for the holidays! You could give it as a gift.

    + You can cast one vote for which of the Reviews column titles you prefer and one vote for the title of the Travel column.

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    CD OF AUDIO STORIES. You receive an audio anthology (CD or digital download) of all short stories recorded for Issues 01,02, 03 AND 04.***

    + You receive a digital copy of Issues 01,02, 03 AND 04 as they come out (Kindle, ePub, or PDF).
    + You can cast TWO votes for which of the Reviews column titles you prefer and TWO votes for the title of the Travel column.

    + You get 12 months access to our private member forums.
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    BONUS AUDIO STORIES. You receive an audio anthology (CD or digital download) of the "Best of Wily Writers" bundled with the AnotherDimension CD of short stories.***

    + You receive a digital copy of Issues 01, 02, 03 AND 04 as they come out (Kindle, ePub, or PDF).
    + You can cast TWO votes for which of the Reviews column titles you prefer and TWO votes for the title of the Travel column.
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    YOUR STORY IN AUDIO! One of our talented voice actors will record one short story written by you for you to distribute as you please. (MP3, max 3k words)****

    + Audio Story CD Bundle, containing both the AnotherDimension CD of short stories and the "Best of Wily Writers" anthology.
    + You can cast TWO votes for which of the Reviews column titles you prefer and TWO votes for the title of the Travel column.
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    BE THE FIRST! Share your own paranormal experience in our letters column AND since you inaugurated it, you get to choose the name for the letters column.

    + Audio Story CD Bundle, containing both the AnotherDimension CD of short stories and the "Best of Wily Writers" audio anthology.
    + You can cast TWO votes for which of the Reviews column titles you prefer and TWO votes for the title of the Travel column.
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    PROMOTE YOURSELF. Have an ad on our website homepage to promote your project for three months (accompanying issue #1, 2, 3, or 4, choose one). (Subject to editorial approval of ad/project. See guidelines**.)

    + You receive a digital copy of Issues 01,02, 03 AND 04 as they come out (Kindle, ePub, or PDF).
    + You can cast TWO votes for which of the Reviews column titles you prefer and TWO votes for the title of the Travel column.
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    LIFETIME SUBSCRIPTION! Receive a digital copy of AnotherDimension for either your lifetime or the lifetime of the magazine, whichever ends first. ;)

    + 30 minute video Skype call with Angel
    + Audio Story CD Bundle, containing both the AnotherDimension CD of short stories and the "Best of Wily Writers" anthology.
    + You can cast TWO votes for which of the Reviews column titles you prefer and TWO votes for the title of the Travel column.
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