Retro-style Speculative Fiction which will also feature female and male protagonists, people of varying cultures, religious views, and sexualities. The stars belong to all of us.

The current editorial is Editing Your Own WorkThis editorial is about proofreader marks and how to edit in Word or a Word substitute.

Past editorials can be found on the Archives page.

Happy New Year! Many apologies for the lateness and incompleteness of this update. Our hosting company changed everything about how to access and upload content for our webpage, and I have a whole new learning curve to climb.

Submissions are now closed for Universe of Attractions. We are in the process of sending out contracts for accepted stories and working to improve other stories. (And fighting with webhosting programs. Please be patient

The entirety of Step Lightly, Space Kitty has been posted. Feel free to make comments and complaints.

While you are at it, find us on Facebook, where the Little Plague Doctors and the Plague Nurse are celebrating a year of holidays!

What we offer: Books and short stories, both for sale and for free. See Our Books for a complete list. We also offer several exclusive FREE short stories just for signing up for our mailing list, and through our mailing list we will offer free downloads of new stories, news about our upcoming projects including anthologies with open submission, an occasionally updated editorial, and shout-outs for other deserving micropresses and authors. Please join our mailing list! Sign up on the pop-up or send us your preferred email and way of reading electronic stories: Kindle, Epub, PDF, or printed out on strips of paper and tied to the legs of passenger pigeons! And we'll send you download links for free, exclusive to subscribers, short stories!

Upcoming Books

To Serve in Heaven, the first book of Alfred D Byrd's The Volant Flyway, is scheduled for release on December 1. They weremade to fly on Mars, but politics and specism left them trapped in a space habitat. Now, with population and tempers rising, things in Volant Habitat are about to explode.

Several shorter pieces set in the T-Space Universe will be finalized, including the long anticipated Step Lightly, Space Kitty. The Captain's greatest treasure has been lost in a game of chance. Can it be returned before the Captain finds out?

Other books will also be featured, so come on in and see what is new!

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