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New Book Release: “Memory and Metaphor” by Andrea Monticue

We are thrilled to announce the immediate availability of Memory and Metaphor by Andrea Monticue. Civilization fell. It rose. At some point, people built starships. A millennium after the Earth was abandoned to climate change and resource depletion, Sharon Manders wakes up in a body that used to belong to somebody else, and some say she was a terrorist. She has no idea how she could be digging for Pleistocene bones in Africa one day, and crewing on a starship the next. That was just before she met the wolfman, the elf, and the sex robot. Struggling with distressingly unreliable...

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New Book Release: “The Last Speck of the World” by Flavia Idà

We are pleased to announce the immediate availability of The Last Speck of the World by Flavia Idà. No name. No race. No nationality. The survivor of the perfect catastrophe struggles to preserve herself and her hope that she may be found — by humans. "I am female, thirty-two, alone in the last speck of the world. My name, my race and my nationality are no longer important. I do not know why the plague has spared me. It has taken everything else. All the clocks and all the machines are dead. What keeps me breathing is the hope that...

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Paper Angel Press Author L. A. Jacob Published in “Selections” Anthology

We are pleased and excited to announce that Paper Angel Press author L. A. Jacob’s short story, “My First Demon”, has been published in the anthology, Selections. What really happens when you take out a bully? When Mike LeBonte is faced with a bully every year for his middle-school life, he does the only thing he can think of to solve the problem. He summons the demon Andromalius — a demon that is meant to punish “wicked men” such as Mousey, Mike’s present nemesis. Selections (published by The Association of Rhode Island Authors) is available from Amazon and Barnes &...

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Paper Angel Press Goes to WorldCon

We are excited to inform you that we will be attending the 2018 World Science Fiction Convention in San Jose, California from August 16th through August 20th. Visit us in the Dealer Room to receive special deals on our books and meet some of our authors in person. We will have some exclusive free stories for you, along with some other special items! We will also be available listen to your book ideas, so come by our table and pitch your stories to us. If you can't visit us in person, you can follow us on Facebook and Twitter. We...

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Why Haven’t You Written Your Book? (Part 4 of 4)

This is Part 4 of a four-part series reporting on the "Why Haven't You Written Your Book?" survey we offered last year. You can read Part 3 here. I would consider my book to be a success if … The answers we received showed a clear distribution of the responses. Here is how all of the answers ranked: I get it finished and published. I sell X number of copies during the first year. I get X positive reviews for it on Amazon/Goodreads. My friends and family all buy copies of it. Based on these results, we might conclude that...

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Why Haven’t You Written Your Book? (Part 3 of 4)

The is Part 3 of a four-part series reporting on the "Why Haven't You Written Your Book?" survey we offered last year. You can read Part 2 here. I'm afraid to write (or submit) my book because … A clear margin shows that the two highest-ranked responses held true for most authors, while the remaining three ranked very close together. Here is how all of the answers ranked: I don't know if it will be any good. I don't know how to distribute/market it. I don't think anyone will read it. I'm afraid people will judge me. I don't know...

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Why Haven’t You Written Your Book? (Part 2 of 4)

The is the second part in a four-part series reporting on the "Why Haven't You Written Your Book?" survey we offered last year. You can read Part 1 here. I would write my book if … The answers we received ranked fairly close in terms of the numbers of responses received. Here is how all of the answers ranked: I knew someone would be interested in publishing it. I had more time to do it. I had a support group to help me along the way. As the results were close across all three responses, we might conclude that writers:...

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Why Haven’t You Written Your Book? (Part 1 of 4)

Many of us know people who have written — or threatened to write — books, but then those books never seem to materialize in a final form. Even after we started Paper Angel Press, and positioned it as an author-friendly platform for getting your written creations read, we still experienced the same hesitation among writers, even those with whom we had good working relationships. Why was this happening?, we wondered. So, last fall we ran a survey with two different audiences in order to try to understand why writers don't complete or submit their books. We also sought to understand...

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