Third Person Press Launches Indiegogo Campaign

Grey Area front cover July112013Third Person Press, a small, independent press based on Cape Breton Island, NS, has recently launched an Indiegogo campaign in support of its upcoming release, Grey Area: 13 Ghost Stories. SFC member Sherry D. Ramsey is one-third of the press’s editorial staff, and explains the signficiance of the campaign:

The benefit of crowd-funding platforms, like Indiegogo campaigns, is that they provide up-front funding so that small, independent creators can avoid heavy debt loads and reliance on funding avenues that may dry up in the future.

Third Person Press’s mission is to find, nurture, publish, promote and pay regional writers of speculative fiction. We think we’re filling a niche in a way that lets new and established voices share their stories with a wider audience.

The Grey Area campaign includes perks such as laminated bookmarks, spooky post cards (“ghost cards”), print and/or ebook copies of Grey Area and the other titles from Third Person Press, limited-edition handmade jewelry, and original artwork. Special rewards for writers include online writing courses, editing services, and cover art. All perks are transferable; supporters can double their good karma by donating and giving the perks to someone else as a gift. Everyone will receive an acknowledgement of thanks with their name listed on the Third Person Press website and Facebook page as well as having the satisfaction of having encouraged and literally supported regional SFF writers.

The campaign runs until September 15th. All the details and the campaign video are on the main page here: http://igg.me/at/grey-area/x/1156437

Third Person Press Launches Unearthed

UnearthedThird Person Press recently launched its new anthology, Unearthed, the third volume in the Speculative Elements series. Following in the elemental footsteps of the first two volumes, Undercurrents and Airborne, Unearthed features twenty-one stories revolving around the theme of earth, including stories by SFC members Peter Andrew Smith and Sherry D. Ramsey.

From the back cover:

Earth–the ground of our being, the dust from which we come, and to which we will return. Imagine what might arise from and disappear into the soil…what grows, what is buried, what teems unseen. This collection, exploring the ends of the Earth and beyond, offers tales from the depths of darkness: zombies, vampires, murky unknowable worlds, underground prisons, malevolent spirits–to the lightest heights: earthen magic, little people, buried treasure and fantastical creatures! Dig in. These twenty-one stories will thrill, scare, surprise and delight.

Unearthed is available to order from Third Person Press in print and electronic formats, and from other online retailers.