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ESCAPE POD 773: A Wild Patience (Part 2 of 3)

Are you following along with “A Wild Patience” on EscapePod? Part 2 of 3 is now live — find out what the robot moms are planning! “A Wild Patience” by Gwynne Garfinkle, narrated by Alethea Kontis, hosted by S.B. Divya. (This episode is part 2 of 3.) LISTEN HERE: https://escapepod.org/2021/02/25/escape-pod-773-a-wild-patience-part-2-of-3/ (Click here for more stories narrated by Alethea!)

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Escape Pod 772: A Wild Patience (Part 1 of 3)

This week’s EscapePod story is “A Wild Patience” by Gwynne Garfinkle, narrated by Alethea Kontis, hosted by S.B. Divya. (This episode is part 1 of 3.) I had SO MUCH FUN reading this one. (I know I always say that…but it’s always true!) You will never look at your mother the same way again… LISTEN HERE: https://escapepod.org/2021/02/18/escape-pod-772-a-wild-patience-part-1-of-3/ (Click here…

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The Once Upon fairy tale anthology collection

The Once Upon fairy tale anthology collection — A new anthology in this award-winning fairy tale series releases every February…and I have a story in every single one! Collect them all!

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2020 Awards Consideration Post – Alethea Kontis

Hello, everyone! Here is a comprehensive list of all the work I put out this year. (If you know of something that is not on this list, chances are, it was postponed until 2021.) If you would like to nominate something for an award (thank you!), I highly recommend my SF short “Sassi’s Last Ride” from the My Battery…

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Happy Twisted Holidays

My Criminal Minds/NCIS holiday-themed twisted short story mashup is now available as a solo story! It’s 2020 — why not? “DEAR SANTA, PLEASE SAVE ME.” Thanks to rampant worldwide consumerism, dear old Saint Nick retired long ago to an undisclosed location. But when a disturbing “Dear Santa” letter is received by the Santa Mail office in Alaska, a former…

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WATCH: Author Show & Tell at the Witch Haunt

“I mean, you stab somebody with this, they’re not gonna forget you.” Alethea Kontis Gaby Triana invited me to The Witch Haunt this month to tell a story round the fire about my “Aunt Ernestine and The Knife in the Bed.”

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Which Book Should I Read First?

I often get asked, “Alethea, which of your books should I start with?” This is a legitimate question. I’ve published a LOT of stuff. It’s too easy to tell you to jump in anywhere, but you can! Whatever you like and however you’re feeling that day…whatever strikes your fancy. Just go for it. However, some folks need more guidance….

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Women Running From Houses Launch Party

Our Gothic Horror Zoom panel on the occasion of the release of Castle of Horror Anthology Vol. 4: Women Running from Houses, a collection of Gothic-themed horror stories! MANW Highlights:24:30 — Leanna Renee Hieber introduces her story “Sea-Found.”44:20 — Alethea introduces her story “A Poor Man’s Roses.”49:30 — Q&A begins56:00 — Gothic Fiction Show & Tell1:16:00 — Alethea discusses…

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