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Princess Alethea Paper Dolls!

This is something I’ve wanted to do forever, and thanks to my dear friend Adriana Bergstrom, my dream is now a reality! Princess Alethea Paper dolls are now available to all of my Patrons at the $5 and up level! Each one is designed as a PDF, ready for you to print out at home (we recommend using the…

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NEW: Alethea & Tempest’s Writing Salon!

The Fun & Games “unworkshops” that Tempest and I hosted this winter/spring were a success in more ways than one. Not only did we have a lot of fun playing the games, some of us were able to get a story seed or two out of them! Some created our own games! Some of us put words on paper…

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The Trix Adventures

I’m always hesitant to recommend the Trix books to my fans, since Trix’s adventures parallel the Woodcutter Sisters series. And until THAT series isn’t finished (click here to read why), THIS trilogy can’t be properly tied up. But Trix and Lizinia are still two of my favorite characters of all time, and these award-nominated books are still wonderful and…

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Oz or Bust Twister Merch!

Grab your very own OZ OR BUST shirt (& other merch) and show it off it in support of Alethea’s stormchasing adventures in May! Remember to Subscribe to her YouTube, and follow Alethea & Chris on Instagram! Choose Your Favorite Shop! Amazon Rebubble Bonfire Society 6 Threadless TeePublic

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PodCastle 677: Our Roots Devour

Now available! PodCastle 677: Our Roots Devour – story by Lora Gray @LoraJGray, narrated by Alethea Kontis @AletheaKontis, hosted by Setsu Uzume. I couldn’t narrate this story without falling back on my own Tennessee roots – Becca’s voice just came naturally, and I lost myself in the performance. This happens with great stories! Apparition Lit tweeted: “AHHH the voice…

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Princess Alethea Virtual Visits

My APPEARANCES page outlines examples of the types of appearances I make, virtual and otherwise. There are also testimonials from teachers, librarians and convention runners. (I didn’t pay them, I promise!) But there’s a cool new website in town that just went live: TALKABOOK! Talkabook connects children’s book creators with the young readers they inspire. From just hanging out…

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The Castle of Horror Anthology Collection

“A Poor Man’s Roses by Alethea Kontis: Probably my favorite of the book, this story blends far future sci-fi worldbuilding with the gothic “woman in peril” seamlessly. The author has a strong voice and uses an inner monologue which may not be for everybody, but it was definitely a high point for me. The conclusion is especially impressive, as advanced…

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On Memories, Anxiety, and PTSD

Today, my horoscope—in a couple of different places—talked about “eureka moments” and the intensity of my internal world. How I might reflect on how my identity has been shaped by the past. How “the communication you received growing up was more vague than explicit, so people believed what they wanted instead of having discussions.” Well, that’s certainly true. I’ve…

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