Princess Alethea On Reviews

I tell people I don’t read reviews. That’s not *totally* true. It is true that I don’t hunt them down–usually my editor will send me the important ones. I have Google Alerts out for things like “Alethea Kontis” and “AlphaOops” in case someone invokes my name and it’s appropriate for me to share a little love and thanks. Sometimes…

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“Black Hole Sun” Interview

Over on the website Jason’s created for DARK FUTURES, Kelli and I have a cool little interview posted about “Black Hole Sun.” Find out our dystopian favorites, our fears for the future, and the blood, sweat, and tears behind “Black Hole Sun”! Tell us, in brief, what your story is about. AK: Erica and Seth, two estranged teenage friends,…

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Your Saturday Halloween Happiness

Does it get any happier than this? Ryan Sizemore–son of Apex book luminary Jason Sizemore–age 3, loves his copy of AlphaOops: H is for Halloween. What a cutie! It’s been far too long since I’ve had a chance to hang with the Sizemore Brood. Want to send me a picture of you & AlphaOops? Email me at akontis —…

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If The Future’s So Dark, Then Why Am I So Excited?

Dark Futures is here, folks! In fact, it’s so here that Jason Sizemore and Dark Quest Publishing have set up their very own Dark Futures website. Be sure to bookmark it and check back frequently — they will be posting interviews with the contributors, stories-behind-the-stories (you know how much fun I have with those), and announcements of all sorts…

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Dark Futures Now Available!

Trade paperback, 278 pages of dystopian SF…Dark Futures is here! Lost track of which short story this is? Me too. (That’s why I keep this blog.) Inside Dark Futures is “Black Hole Sun”, my short story collaboration with Kelli Dunlap. According to the online bookstores, Dark Futures is already available. (only $10.76 at Amazon and B&N) Isn’t technology great?…

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