Queen of Swords Press Newsletter – November, 2020
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Book bundle! We’ll be participating in the first ever Midwest Spec-Fic Book Box, organized by the lovely people at Atthis Arts in Detroit, running from 11/8-11/20. You can order the box from the Atthis Arts website. It will cost you $50 (plus tax and shipping) and will include:
- Pimp My Airship by Maurice Broaddus, Apex Book Company, Lexington, Kentucky
- The Traveling Triple-C Incorporeal Circus by Alanna McFall, Atthis Arts, Detroit, Michigan
- Dominion: An Anthology of Speculative Fiction from Africa and the African Diaspora, Aurelia Leo, Louisville, Kentucky
- Murder on the Titania and Other Steam-Powered Adventures by Alex Acks, Queen of Swords Press, Minneapolis, Minnesota
- Digital Downloads: Included e-books downloads of the four books above.
- One Mystery Book: Don’t worry, it’ll be a good title, something we hope you’ll love.
- Coupons and Swag: A little extra holiday love from the team, with our sincere thanks for supporting Midwest Indie Fiction.
Support some small presses, get some great reads!
- Queen of Swords is a vendor at WomenVenture’s Women Mean Business this year. The Marketplace will be up through 11/21 and the spotlight event and auction will be happening on 11/13 from 4-6PM. We also have items in the fundraising auction. WomenVenture is a local nonprofit that helps women launch and grow businesses in Minnesota, and Catherine took their business launch classes before starting Queen of Swords. The event on the 13th is free and online, so please consider joining us!
Queen of Swords Press Upcoming Events:
- Catherine Lundoff will be teaching In Flagrante Delicto: Writing Effective Sex Scenes, an online class at the Rambo Academy, on November 22nd, 9:30-11:30 AM PST.
Please stay tuned for a cover reveal, coming to our newsletter subscribers and Patreon supporters first, of Blood Moon by Catherine Lundoff! The long-awaited sequel to Silver Moon will be out in March, with more about Becca, Erin and the Wolf’s Point Pack.
Queen of Swords Press Recent Events:
We are in your YouTubes, talking about things!
- Check out A.J. Fitzwater and our webmaster, Andi Buchanan, talking about New Zealand Speculative Fiction at CONZealand.
- Alex Acks does a reading at MileHiCon.
- Catherine Lundoff talked about queer fantasy and queer horror at MultiverseCon and moderates a rockstar panel on LGBTQ Protagonists in SF/F at Confluence SFF.
Queen of Swords Press is supported by Catherine Lundoff’s Patreon (Read a serialized novel in progress! Get entered to win free books!) and our Ko-fi account, if you’d like to send a little more love our way. Many thanks to our awesome patrons!
Check our website for available book formats and remember that your library or cool local indie bookstore can order our titles in if you ask. If you have enjoyed any of our titles, please post a review on the site where you purchased it, Goodreads, your social media, etc.! They are much needed and appreciated. Many thanks to those of you who’ve reviewed our titles so far!