This marks the last post in our author feature series for the upcoming Absurd Apocalypse anthology. Last, and mostly least, is CCP co-founder Charles Kelley. Kelley has two stories featured in the anthology, focusing on two very different apocalyptic situations.
Something we’ve been excited to see with this second anthology is the mixture of familiar faces, along with fresh new voices. Last week, we announced another familiar face in the CCP world, Katheryn Schwarz.
This week is our last first-time CCP contributor, although we were fortunate enough to help him edit his amazing fantasy tale, Princess Olive, in 2019. Jonathan Degler has been a friend and mentor in our writing endeavors, and we’re elated to be able to include a story from him in our upcoming second anthology.
Something we’ve been excited to see with this second anthology is the mixture of familiar faces, along with fresh new voices. Last week, we announced a familiar face in the CCP world, Patrick J. O’Brian.
This week we get another familiar face. Katheryn submitted a companion story to her Dragon’s Ascent series for our first anthology, Fun Size. She’s back this time with a great story about a serial killer stuck in a pandemic.
Today, we have the pleasure of announcing another familiar face to CCP readers. O’Brian also submitted a story to our Fun Size anthology, and we were very excited to see his submission for the Absurd Apocalypse anthology.
While zombies are undeniably an abomination, if you keep your faith during a crisis, God will provide. “Holy Undead” is a textbook example of that.
This week, we get to welcome another new CCP contributor, Serena Mossgraves. While Serena is certainly no stranger to publishing, her flash fiction in the upcoming Absurd Apocalypse anthology will be her first submission to Circle City Publishing.
Zombies are no strangers to apocalyptic tales, but the perspective on that genre is typically pretty straight-forward. That’s not exactly the case with Serena’s short story, “Hunger.”
This week, we get to share a little about a returning contributor and his story for An Absurd Apocalypse. Benjamin Oneal’s submission, “A Case for Mankind” is a truly unique spin on an apocalyptic tale, and we can’t wait to share it along with all the other great stories in the upcoming anthology!
CCP’s upcoming anthology will feature a wide-range of authors with an even wider range of experience levels. For the next seven weeks, we will spotlight each of the contributors and give a glimpse of their submission to this incredible, quirky collection.
We’ll kick it off with a first-time writer, Bryanna Wearly. Bryanna is an up-and-comer, and if this first story from her is any indication of what’s to come, we can’t wait to see what else she has up her sleeve!
Folks, I don’t know how else to introduce this next author other than by saying that she is an absolute force of nature in the independent publishing world. She founded the marvelous website, Functionally Fictional, and uses it to highlight indie authors on a daily basis. Her support of the self-published writing community alone makes her a-okay in my book! So without further adieu, let’s gets to know Cait Marie!
(Editor’s note: This interview was completed prior to the release of her debut novel, The Lost Legends. If some of the responses don’t line up with the timeline of reality, that would be why.) Continue reading →
Today’s spotlight shines on another author that I’ve been fortunate enough to share several signing events with, and have gotten to know him a little more each time. I’ve had one of his books, Die Laughing, in my TBR pile for over two years, and I’m glad to report that I was finally able to jump into it. It’s been a great read and it’s truly one of those books that are hard to put down! Be on the lookout for a review in the very near future. With that, let’s get to the good part of this post already!
Recently, I was fortunate enough to be featured by Fae Corps Publishing with an author spotlight. They are an up-and-coming independent publisher with a focus on assisting up-and-coming independent authors. These types of resources and motivations is what makes the writing community so great. Hopefully, I’ll be able to repay the favor in the near future with a feature on them, so stay tuned! Until then, click the link above and check out my interview with them!