Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Cover Reveal! and Neil Gaiman Retweeted Our Kickstarter!

Brief "Omg how is this my life" moment: One of the Love & Bubbles authors asked Neil Gaiman to tweet about our Kickstarter, and he did. https://twitter.com/InspectorSpectr/status/966016738964815872
 
Neil Gaiman. NEIL GAIMAN. WHAT.

(To my family who probably has no idea who I'm screaming about: Neil Gaiman is a LEGEND in the sci-fi/fantasy community. He wrote so many things you've never heard of but we nerds worship. This is a Big Deal.)
 

Want to back the anthology? Here the link: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/candystar/love-and-bubbles-a-romance-anthology-under-the-sea?ref=project_tweet



Now to the actual news:
 Today, I’m revealing the cover and story line-up for BRAVE NEW GIRLS: TALES OF HEROINES WHO HACK, coming July 2018!

And I have a story in it!

This YA sci-fi anthology (edited by sci-fi authors Paige Daniels and Mary Fan) features stories about girls in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math)… Girls who hack not just computers, but whatever puzzles come their way, using their smarts to save the day. It’s got sci-fi mysteries, cyberpunk, space adventures, and more! Proceeds from sales of the anthology will be donated to the Society of Women Engineers scholarship fund.


And without further ado, here’s the cover!


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Stories in the anthology (in alphabetical order by title):


The Alchemist's Daughter by Selenia Paz
The Altered Avatar by Mary Fan
Attack on Aegis by Paige Daniels
Becoming a World Builder by Valerie Hunter
Data Recovery by Nicholas Jennings
Discord on Harmonia by M.L.D. Curelas
The Experiment Called Life by Halli Gomez
False Messiahs by Josh Pritchett
Impossible Odds by A.A. Jankiewicz
In Cyberia, Avatar Controls You by Jeremy Rodden
In the Shadow of Zyrcon by Joanna Schnurman
Inmate C87 by Kay Dominguez
Life Hack by Aaron Rosenberg
Login by Jennifer Lee Rossman
Moon Girl by Jennifer Chow
My Other Tree House Is a Rocket Ship by Russ Colchamiro
The Power of Five by Jenifer Purcell Rosenberg
Pyramid Scheme by Jamie Krakover
Sea-Stars and Sand Dollars by Lyssa Chiavari
Second Sun by Jorge Rustrian
ShockWired by Tash McAdam
Sword & Shield by Jelani Akin Parham
Twisted Brick by M.J. Moores


My story, Login, is a loose reteling of Rumplestiltskin, featuring a disabled protagonist. Each story gets its own illustration. Mine is being done by my friend's sister and I've seen the first sketch and omg you guys. I can't wait to show you!




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VISIT THE BRAVE NEW GIRLS WEBSITE: http://bravenewgirls.weebly.com/


Brave New Girls: Stories of Tales of Heroines Who Hack is the third volume of the Brave New Girls anthology series. The first two, Brave New Girls: Tales of Girls and Gadgets (2015) and Brave New Girls: Stories of Girls Who Science and Scheme (2017) have so far raised thousands of dollars for the Society of Women Engineers Scholarship fund. Find them on Amazon.


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ABOUT THE EDITORS


Paige Daniels is the pen name of Tina Closser. By day she works as an Electrical Engineer and Mom mushing her kids from gymnastics and violin practice. After the kids go to bed, she rocks out with her headphones turned to eleven and cranks out books. She is an uber science geek. If she wasn't married to the most terrific guy in the world, she would be a groupie for Adam Baldwin. Her books include Non-Compliance: The Sector, Non-Compliance: The Transition, and Non-Compliance: Equilibrium.


Mary Fan is a hopeless dreamer, whose mind insists on spinning tales of “what if.” As a music major in college, she told those stories through compositions. Now, she tells them through books—a habit she began as soon as she could pick up a pencil. And what stories she has! Currently, she has three series in progress and likes to think that she has even more in her bag. Her books include Starswept, the Jane Colt trilogy, the Firedragon novellas, and the Fated Stars novellas.





 

3 comments:

  1. Wow, congratulations! Neil Gaiman!! If you're doing any sort of release and need a blog, let me know.

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