The Story of Kaleidoscope


We’re very excited to be able to share our cover design by Amanda Rainey, and the Kaleidoscope table of contents! Table of contents (in alphabetical order by author’s last name): “Welcome” by William Alexander “Double Time” by John Chu “Celebration” by Sean Eads “The Truth about Owls” by Amal El-Mohtar “Vanilla” by Dirk Flinthart “Careful Magic” by...

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We have begun the long slow process of reward fulfillment. The first thing we’re doing is sending out all the tete-beche e-books. Everyone who pledged $5-$15 gets one of the two, and all backers at $25 and up get both! We’ve started sending out emails and messages to those of you who need to choose, or to those of you whose rewards choices are unclear. If you’re a backer, please check your e-mail and Pozible...

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Our Pozible Campaign Is Over!


Posted By on Oct 31, 2013

We have successfully funded, and will now begin sorting out rewards, reading submissions, and doing all the exciting work that goes into making a book! THANK YOU to everyone who supported us by backing the project and/or boosting the signal! We’ll also be updating this blog at least once a week until the book launch, so you CAN expect to see more content here. We’ll have Kaleidoscope updates, book and story...

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First, super exciting news: we’ve hit our primary funding goal! This means Kaleidoscope will definitely be made! THANK YOU to everyone who has shown us support! At the end of this post, there’s a special video of Julia’s cat celebrating this amazing milestone! We do still have a day left to aim for our stretch goals, too, so if you haven’t backed us yet, now is an EXCELLENT time! We love hearing about other...

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Over the last few weeks, in the lead up to the launch of our Kaleidoscope campaign, I’ve also had my head buried in my PhD candidacy proposal. I wanted to write a bit about some of the problems, trends, and questions I’ve been exploring for that proposal. Over the next three years, I plan to study the potential for politics in publishing. It’s something I have a deep personal interest in as a small publisher whose books are not...

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I asked Sue Isle to talk a bit about Nightsiders, which was the very first volume in the Twelve Planets series, because it perfectly represents the kind of stories we’re looking for in Kaleidoscope. Nightsiders captures, to me, the core of what science fiction tries to do – act as a sounding bell to warn us off going down a bad path. Nightsiders is set in a post climate change apocalypse in my home town Perth, Western Australia and...

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