Airborne, Volume 2 in The Speculative Elements Series from Third Person Press launches this month!

Complied and edited by Third Person Press founders Sherry D. Ramsey, Julie A. Serroul and Nancy S.M. Waldman, with an Introduction by Afra Kavanagh, Assistant Professor of English at Cape Breton University, Airborne contains fourteen stories and three poems written by writers with connections to Cape Breton Island (Nova Scotia, Canada). The tales include stories of cyber-crime, journeys of planetary colonization, malicious music, messages and visits from those who have passed on–including a tale from the Scottish Isles–rogue helicopters, romance that defies time and space, enchanted creatures, virulent vampire viruses, and a mysterious white stone with inexplicable properties.

The contributors to Airborne are Donna Troicuk, Ken Chisholm, Katrina Nicholson, Meg Horne, Chris Benjamin, Theresa Dugas Mac Kay, Sue McKay Miller, Peter Andrew Smith, Kerry Anne Fudge, Krista C. Miller, Donna D’Amour, Bruce V. Miller, Jill Campbell-Miller, Nancy S.M. Waldman, Sherry D. Ramsey and Julie A. Serroul.

Sherry Ramsey edited together an amazing promotional video for the book, available by clicking this link, or by viewing the embedded video below.

Sherry D. Ramsey and Nancy S.M. Waldman are both active members of The Quillian family.

A ‘Golden’ opportunity!

Fellow Quillian, Chuck Heintzelman, has done it again!  He has a new piece of fiction in print, debuting in the online version of Golden Visions Magazine.  You can find his story, Voice Mail, in the “flash fiction two” section of the current issue.

You can read more of Chuck’s fiction on his website,

Congratulations, Chuck!

Chuck adds another link to The Chain Story

Chuck Heintzelman’s story, “The Train Bandits” is the latest entry into The Chain Story Project.  The Chain Story is a collection of free fiction, direct from the authors, for readers to sample online.  Chuck’s entry is a wonderful adventure tale for all ages.

Chuck Heintzelman is a software engineer living in the Pacific Northwest.  Each day he juggles his passion of writing with his full-time job, school-age children, and the inevitable curve ball life likes to throw.  He primarily writes middle-grade and young-adult fantasy because, as he puts it, “my mental age hovers somewhere between that of a 12 and 14 year old.”

Find out more about Chuck, sample fiction, and his monthly column on writing at

The Train Bandits by Chuck Heintzelman

Chuck’s Website

The Chain Story

Sherry is a now a link of the Chain.

Sherry D. Ramsey’s story, “The Longest Distance” is now part of the Chain Story project created by author, Michael A. Stackpole.  The Chain Story is a collection of free fiction for readers to sample.  Please, take the time to read her very engaging story.

A little background on Sherry:

Sherry D. Ramsey is a speculative fiction writer from Nova Scotia, Canada. She has been the Editor/Publisher of The Scriptorium Webzine for Writers for over ten years, and is one of the founding editors of the independent Third Person Press.

Her short fiction and poetry have appeared in publications such as Thoughtcrime Experiments, Speculative Realms, Neo-Opsis, On Spec, Oceans of the Mind, Destination: Future, and Astropoetica.

Sherry is also the assistant workshop leader for The Quillians, a vibrant writing community in the virtual world of Second Life; a mentor for National Novel Writing Month; a member of the Writer’s Federation of Nova Scotia Writer’s Council; and the current Secretary-Treasurer of SF Canada.

The Longest Distance by Sherry D. Ramsey

Her Website

Michael A. Stackpole’s Website