New Titles and Updates from Duck Prints Press!
Welcome to the June edition of the Duck Prints Press newsletter!
We are thrilled to share our next two anthologies: She Wears the Midnight Crown and He Bears the Cape of Stars!
Welcome to Duck Prints Press’s newest project: two anthologies, entitled She Wears the Midnight Crown and He Bears the Cape of Stars, that explore wlw and mlm relationships developing, growing, and changing while the characters attend or participate in masquerades!
Our 36 contributors have stretched their imaginations to present innovative stories exploring what a masquerade can be…and, of course, tell rich, engaging tales of wonderful queer folk finding love, companionship, acceptance, the queer platonic relationship of their dreams, or the found family they deserve. The collected works feature characters in all the colors of the Pride rainbow, queer and genderqueer, and these diverse individuals inhabit worlds ranging from science fiction settings where everyone must be masked to breathe, to fantasies where no one wears a literal mask but everyone shows the world a false guise, to iterations of the real world where some people lean into deception.
The only way to get print copies of these two awesome anthologies is to back the crowdfunding campaign currently running on Seed & Spark, now through July 14th – so don’t miss out!
(the merchandise is pretty gorgeous, too…seriously…bookmarks, pins, stickers, art prints, patches, and more!)
…and that’s not even everything!
Patreon and ko-fi backer Perks!
Getting our anthologies set and ready to go has meant we haven’t had time to launch any new stand-alone titles, EXCEPT that our monthly backers continue to get some really great stories.
And that’s not all! Backing our Patreon or ko-fi monthly instantly gets you access to a minimum of 15 short stories (possibly more, depending what level you back at), AND you get a new story every month!
So, why not consider supporting us on the regular, and helping Duck Prints Press in our efforts to work with fancreators to publish their original work?
As we come upon summer, we’re working on wrapping up fulfillment for the And Seek (Not) to Alter Me Kickstarter, finishing editing on the stories for He Bears the Cape of Stars and She Wears the Midnight Crown, and gearing up for our next round of projects – two more anthologies are in the planning stages, three novels are ready to be edited, and scads of short stories are waiting in the wings. We can’t wait to share it with y’all, so keep your eyes peeled – there’s so many great things to come!
Thank you for your time and support,
Claire Houck, Owner, Duck Prints Press LLC