A writer, an editor and a reader walk into an Establishment Pub[lishing] House.
The affronted publisher asks, “What’s the story here?”
The writer: “I’d like people to read what I’ve written.”
The editor: “I’d like to edit fresh, original stories by real people rather than celebrities.”
The reader: “I’d like to read the best fiction rather than what will sell whether it’s good or not.”
The publisher: “Sorry, you’re not my type.” ***laughter***applause*** Thank you. Thank
Saturday, June 30th, Third Person Press released its latest publication. Earth—the ground of our being, the dust from which we come and will return.
Imagine what might arise from and disappear into 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, litt
There’s also an open mike and, just so that the three-legged entity that is Third Person Press doesn’t become unstable, I’ve been promised a spot to read one of my post card stories. Come out and support Cape Breton’s speculative fiction authors!
Governors Pub & Eatery
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working draft When I became an editor for Third Person Press, I had no idea what a vast improvement being this role would make to my own writing. Poring over dozens of stories in the last few years has honed my ability to spot errors in my work as well as others. If I had one piece of advice to writers who submit work to us, it would be to revise more ruthlessly before submitting.
However, if you can’t spot the problems and errors in your own work, you can’t improve it. To
Third Person Press Third Person Press is excited to announce a call for submissions for Unearthed, Volume III in the Speculative Elements Series. This anthology of speculative fiction from writers who have a connection to Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia follows on the heels of the phenomenally successful, Undercurrents, released in December 2008. Volume II in the series,Airborne, will be released at our launch on October 6, 2010 at the McConnell Library in Sydney, NS.