There’s Still Time to Help Me Get a Car

I haven’t had a car for almost two years now. I’m working hard to make this happen, but it’s been a slow process. Tempest helped me set up a site on YouCaring for my Birthday that we called the Birthday Car Fundapalooza, where folks could help pitch in, if they so desired. We made it up to about $1200,…

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Pick Me Up, Before You Go-Go

Today I’m splashing about in the Waterworld Mermaid lagoon, launching our latest discussion topic: What are some things you use to pick yourself up when you’re feeling down? No spoilers–you have to click over to the Mermaid site to find out (and leave comments!). But I’ll give you a small hint: I get by with a little help from…

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“Tinker” and “Bellamy” T-Shirts now available!

In honor of today’s release of When Tinker Met Bell, the Princess Alethea line has rolled out two new T-shirts! I call them the “Tinker” and the “Bellamy.” Bet you can’t guess which one is which… Click to get Tinker’s shirt: http://amzn.to/2xBjPFT Click to get Bellamy’s shirt: http://amzn.to/2wPzItq ************************* Want to browse all the Princess Alethea T-Shirt designs? Click…

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A List of Some Awesome Authors on Patreon

It seems Patreon was on everyone’s brain the other night. While I was at Orlando Book Festival, a few budding authors asked me how to launch a Patreon campaign–I recommended they first Follow a few established authors already there. It’s good to see what variety of content is being created for Patrons right now…because there are some really talented…

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Living in the Future, the Right Way

On Saturday, I woke up sad. I’d had a lovely time at the beach with old friends the day before, but for some reason (which I now blame on ragweed) Saturday morning brought with it a weepy sort of melancholy. By Saturday night, my heart was full again. I was reminded what an amazing life I lead. And I…

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Hypericon 2017

  Friday June 16th 3:00pm – Fantasy Writing – Alethea & Friends 5:00pm – Opening Ceremonies Saturday June 17th 12:00pm – Main Event – Alethea Kontis 1:00pm – From Kickstarter to Patreon: Making Donations Work for You 2:00pm – More Than Ideas, Seeing a Writing Project Through Sunday June 18th 1:00pm – Surprise Q&A *Copies of my books are…

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The Young Adult Summer Scavenger Hunt – #6

Welcome Hunters to stop #6 of The Young Adult Summer Scavenger Hunt! We hope you’re having a blast so far!  You have a lot of stops to make in order to find all the missing words, so just in case you’ve run into Saturday Woodcutter’s pirates along the way here is a link to the rules and map of participating authors. I’m…

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YA Scavenger Hunt–ARE YOU READY??

In June, the Alliance of Young Adult Authors is sponsoring a massive young adult scavenger hunt. This is a chance to meet some new authors, grab a bunch of free books, and sign up to win a whole bunch of epic prizes! RULES Each author will be given a special keyword, which will be bolded and all caps like…

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The Blog is Moving to Patreon!

Hello, my lovelies! As you know, I’ve been spending a lot more time over on Patreon lately. To that end, I’ve decided to move the blogging over there for the forseaable future. This website may eventually be updated with a new landing page (perhaps we’ll add that to the Patreon goals!) but this post will have to do for…

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