Athena’s Daughters, Day 27: New Story Art, and an Alma Alexander Preview

2013 copyright Autumn Frederickson, for "Athena's Daughters."
2013 copyright Autumn Frederickson, for “Athena’s Daughters.”

Three days left in this Kickstarter campaign! We are almost at $33K and still climbing, which is amazing and still kind of unbelievable to me. Thank you all so much for your support and your generosity!

Linked above is some new interior art for you to preview. The plucky girl in that picture is Bee, 13-year-old protagonist of Maggie Allen‘s story “Lunar Camp.” Look at her! How could you not be curious about this girl’s adventures on the moon?

I also have another story teaser for you, this time from stretch goal author Alma Alexander. About her story for the anthology, “Vision,” Alma writes:

Vision is a story like an onion, and you keep on peeling layers until you come to the heart and the core of it, or is it like a pearl, a piece
of grit which works its way into an oyster and allows layers of nacre
to be wrapped around it until the grain of sand is changed into
something rare and precious? A girl becomes a historical footnote,
then a character in a fairy tale or a folk legend, and ends up as a
goddess – or is it that the immortal goddess steps off the pedestal
and becomes a protagonist in a story, and then someone hiding in
obituaries of a generation ago, and then a Real Live Girl? Which way
does life run? From the future, or into the past? You decide…

Reminder: you’ve only got three days left to be part of this journey. A $5 pledge will get you ten e-books of original short stories and novels, digital artwork, music albums, four audiobooks, and much more!

If you’ve ever wanted to own a collection of engaging action stories about awesome female characters — featuring some of the best SF/F authors in the business, as well as promising new writers — this is your chance!

Back us, or share about the project here: http://tinyurl.com/athenasD

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