HEROES! A Diverse Superhero Anthology – Kickstarter Live NOW!

HEROES! A Diverse Superhero Anthology – Kickstarter Live NOW!

Silence in the Library Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of the Kickstarter for HEROES!, a diverse superhero anthology. Visit the Kickstarter page by clicking on this link. Inside the pages of HEROES!, you’ll find stories from authors including Aaron...
The Video: An Integral Part of a Publishing Kickstarter

The Video: An Integral Part of a Publishing Kickstarter

by Ron Garner of Silence in the Library Publishing “Let us make a special effort to stop communicating with each other, so we can have some conversation.” -Mark Twain Let me just start off by saying that Silence in the Library Publishing’s first Kickstarter video was...
Dance Like a Monkey, An Anthology to Benefit CJ Henderson

Dance Like a Monkey, An Anthology to Benefit CJ Henderson

Silence in the Library Publishing is pleased to announce the launch of Dance Like a Monkey, a science fiction and fantasy anthology featuring over 30 top authors to benefit author CJ Henderson. All funds from the project not used for actual printing and shipping will...
In Memoriam: Aaron Allston

In Memoriam: Aaron Allston

Aaron Allston 1960-2014 It saddens us to have to report the passing of author and member of the Silence in the Library family Aaron Allston. Aaron collapsed last night, February 27, 2014, on his way to perform his duties as the guest of honor at Visioncon 2014 in...
Icarus: A Graphic Novel by Gregory A. Wilson and Matt Slay

Icarus: A Graphic Novel by Gregory A. Wilson and Matt Slay

  Silence in the Library is excited to announce that we’ve launched a Kickstarter for Gregory A. Wilson and artist Matt Slay’s graphic novel Icarus. Icarus and Jellinek are, on the surface, about as different as two beings can possibly be. Icarus is a...

A Message from the Athena’s Daughters Project Managers

Janine Spendlove: Wow… I don’t even know what to say. I look at the number of people Athena’s Daughters has backing it, and it’s a bit staggering. I mean, I never doubted the project would fund, and hit a few stretch goals, but then this...
Athena’s Daughters – Funded!

Athena’s Daughters – Funded!

The Athena’s Daughters Kickstarter has funded! We owe a huge thank you to the 1917 backers who made this book, and the companion anthology Apollo’s Daughters, a reality. Athena’s Daughters features authors like Gail Z. Martin, Mary Robinette Kowal,...

Guest Post By Athena’s Daughters Author Danielle Ackley-McPhail

True strength is in knowing when you’ve screwed up. I know…you might not get that at first. How can knowing you made a mistake be strength? Easy. Recognizing your error gives you a chance to correct it. Like this article, for example. It was due…oh…a week ago. Yeah, I...

Guest post by Athena’s Daughter’s author E.J. Lawrence

The first adult novel I remember reading was David Edding’s ‘The Diamond Throne’ from his Elenium series followed closely by David Brin’s ‘Otherness’. They were as far apart as Fantasy and Science Fiction could get, but together they were my base, my home turf. My...

Guest post by Janine K. Spendlove: How do you do it all?

Co-producer of Athena’s Daughters (and one of the authors in the anthology), Janine K. Spendlove has allowed us to re-post one of her more popular blog posts: “Balancing 3 lives: How do I do it all? The answer is, I don’t.” In addition to being...

Guest post by new author, Tera Fulbright

When Janine asked me to be a part of the Athena’s Daughter’s Kickstarter, I was ecstatic!  A chance to have a story in an anthology with folks like Mary Robinette Kowel and Gail Z Martin (and so many others), how could I say no! But since this was also the first time...

Author Michael Jan Friedman Guest Blog

Veteran Science Fiction Author Michael Jan Friedman On Launching His New Novel Via Kickstarter The hero of my new young-adult superhero novel, I Am The Salamander,  is a cancer survivor. I didn’t set out to make Tim Cruz a kid who had cancer. In fact, when I first...
Kickstarter for Janine K. Spendlove’s War of the Seasons

Kickstarter for Janine K. Spendlove’s War of the Seasons

http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/103879051/war-of-the-seasons-a-fantasy-trilogy-by-janine-k-s The Kickstarter for Janine K. Spendlove’s War of the Seasons, Book Three: The Hunter is live! Not only can you get physical and eBook copies of all three books, but...

Author Bryan Young Guest Blog

Kickstarter – Lessons Learned Running a Kickstarter campaign for your book is a nerve wracking experience. You watch as people, dollar after dollar, decide to support the book you’ve spent so much time and effort working on it. Silence in the Library...

Silence in the Library at Baltimore Comic Con 2013

This past weekend was Baltimore Comic Con, a now annual Con that draws an ever increasing crowd and more talented and famous artists every year.  And this year was no let down. Better yet, two artists Silence in the Library Publishing (SitL) has had the pleasure of...

Author Kelly Swails Guest Post

If You Want to Write, You Have to Be Read If you want to be a writer you need to fulfill a bunch of requirements. Love to read? Check. Have a strong grasp of grammar and spelling? Check. Critical thinker? Check. Self-motivated, like working alone, and willing to put...

Author Dylan Birtolo Guest Post

  When I first started writing, I was told many times that I should start with short stories rather than trying to jump right into a novel. I didn’t want to do that. The story arcs that I had in mind would not fit into a short story. I had tons of ideas that I...

Author Brian E. Shaw Guest Post

Shoulders and Attitude:  The Story of Why Silence in the Library is Different “Writing is a Solitary Endeavor.” – Lots of Anonymous People This is a blog post about why Silence in the Library Publishing and the people associated with it are just a bit different.  Take...

Author Maxwell Alexander Drake Guest Blog

I get asked all the time, “What are your thoughts on how the publishing industry is changing?” That’s even the question I was asked to answer with this guest blog post. I know what they mean, but I don’t think many who ask me this understand the question they are...

Why Have a Silence in the Library?

This is the very first blog post on the Silence in the Library website, and I think this is the proper time and place to give you guys an idea of who we are and why we do what we do. Silence in the Library Publishing was founded by a group of authors who looked at the...
A Hero By Any Other Name Anthology Available for Purchase!

A Hero By Any Other Name Anthology Available for Purchase!

What does a sidekick do after retirement? What does a super villain do when he meets an evil greater than himself? Is it power that defines a hero, or something else? All of these questions and more are answered in A Hero By Any Other Name, a collection of stories by...