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Princess Alethea at RoberCon

  I am so excited to announce that I will be heading to Binghampton, New York September 29th and 30th for RoberCon!  Here is where you can find me during the convention: Saturday, September 29th 1PM – Aiming for the Middle (Grades): How to Write Fiction for Young Adults Location: Activity Lab (second floor of museum) Presenters: Paul D. Smith…

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Dragon Con Schedule

We’re just 6 days away from the start of Dragon Con, and I cannot wait to see you all there!  This year is made even more special because WHEN TINKER MET BELL is nominated for a Dragon Award! If you haven’t voted yet, it’s open to everyone and I would be thrilled if you would give me your vote….

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The Harmswood Academy Trilogy: Nocturne Falls Universe

The Harmswood Academy Trilogy: Nocturne Falls Universe Reading Order Book 1: The Truth About Cats & Wolves Book 2: When Tinker Met Bell Novelette: “The Meddlesome Misadventures of Merri and Bright” (from Merry and Bright) Book 3: Besphinxed **************************** Interested in Essays, Sneak Peeks and Exclusive Content?  Become a Patron of the Princess today for as little as $1…

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Storm Chasing 2018: UPDATE

Okay, Chasers! (Chasefacers? Twisters? Rainmakers? Or maybe…MY PRETTIES AND YOUR LITTLE DOG, TOO) Chris has given the green light for us to head out on TUESDAY. Hooray! The forecast doesn’t look like much until next weekend, but leaving Tuesday gives us the opportunity to take our time to get out there, test our cameras, and survey the landscape. WHAT…

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The Official 2018 Storm Chasing Tiara–The Full Story

If there was one thing that needed to happen before my upcoming Storm Chasing adventure, it was that I was going to need a new tiara. And not ANY tiara…a special tiara. But what kind? Chris suggested something with lightning, which seemed cool. I was thinking maybe I could scour Etsy and find a design that suggested maybe that…

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Alethea’s GEN CON Schedule!

That’s right, everyone — I will be at Gen Con this year! Here’s my schedule: Friday 11:00 AM Boston Revising Your Story 12:00 PM Boston Young Adult, Growing Up 3:00 PM Boston Dark Stories for Kids and Teens Saturday 12:00 PM Atlanta Support Systems for Writers 1:00 PM Austin How Can Authors Get Reviews? 4:00 PM Boston The Ins…

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Royal Baker: This Month’s Cookie Reveal–Koulourakia

It’s that time of the month again! That’s right…the reveal of the cookie going to everyone on my Royal Baker tier! Last month was baklava, which is everyone else’s favorite. This month is one of MY favorites: koulourakia! Koulourakia is typically known as an Easter cookie (thus the twisty design also used with Easter breads) — but Mom always…

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Storm Chasing Playlist Now on Spotify!

It’s going to be a long drive out to Tornado Alley — Chris and I are definitely going to need some tunes to keep us company on the road and whet our appetite for the stormy weather to come! I reached out on Social Media…and the world has responded! (I expect the FB thread to go on for days…or…

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Any Way The Wind Blows…

Storm Chasing Update! Hello, everyone! So…the plan was to get the heck out of Dodge as soon as we could to chase those storms. I got the cookies for the Patreon Royal Baker Tier done ahead of time and got my to-do lists together. I decided to bring along some mailers, so that I could send out whatever exciting…

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[New Podcast] Ana’s Asteroid by Megan Hutchins, narrated by Alethea Kontis

For you Audiophiles: This week’s episode of Cast of Wonders (Young Adult Fiction Podcast) is now live! Episode 301: “Ana’s Asteroid” by Megan Hutchins, narrated by Alethea Kontis ************************* Want to hear more stories narrated by Alethea? Check out this list! Support Alethea Kontis on Patreon–even a $1 pledge gets you access to exclusive content! https://www.patreon.com/princessalethea

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