M.J. Kelly, publisher and founder of Kōsa Press, wrote an article for SFFWorld.com, one of the oldest genre websites featuring the best in Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror. In the article, Kelley talks about writers staying true to their vision when creating a universe from the ground up and he also explains the hurdles and … Continue reading SFFWorld.com: The Setbacks and Joys of Universe Building by M.J. Kelley
We're sending out press releases this week to news agencies announcing the release of Interspecies. I'm reproducing some of the words here and for good reason. You'll find that we enjoyed the good fortune of having Piers Anthony review our anthology: These are generally hard-hitting stories about a grim future world…. I found the exploration … Continue reading Some Awesome News And A Chance To Win Something
Yesterday turned into an interesting and wholly fulfilling day. I finished proofreading my story "The Last Devil" for our forthcoming anthology (Kōsalogy) Interspecies and added a crucial scene and submitted the story to fresh eyes for scrutiny. It goes off to the editor after that. The latest changes pushed the word count over 25k. but I'm sure … Continue reading These Broken Worlds Mentioned on Tor.com and Other Updates
The Mercy Giver is now officially part of the Nerdist Collection Contest, held in conjunction with Inkshares. From Inkshares' website: "In continuation of the success of our first Sci-Fi & Fantasy Contest, Inkshares will publish the top five science fiction and fantasy projects submitted after August 15 with the most unique reader pre-orders by 12:00 p.m. PST, … Continue reading Update: The Mercy Giver is officially part of The Nerdist Collection Contest!
As an addendum to my previous post, the idea for The Mercy Giver came out of nowhere, really. I started writing randomly one day and as I wrote my words an idea formed in the back of my mind. At first I intended the story to be just a straightforward crime thriller about a psychopath on the … Continue reading The Mercy Giver: Origins and Inspiration
I'm experimenting. I never planned to do this, but last night I followed a link on an article which took me to Inkshares, and after exploring the website for a little while I decided to take the plunge. Their setup is really awesome. You submit a proposal for a story and the first chapter or … Continue reading The Mercy Giver is on Inkshares
My article on the release of These Broken Worlds is featured on SpecFicNZ's blog today. I'm a member of the association and it's good to have word of Kōsa Press's first publication make the rounds here in New Zealand. A little more about SpecFicNZ: It's an association for creators, writers and editors of speculative fiction (science … Continue reading These Broken Worlds – A Featured Work on SpecFicNZ’s Blog