JournalStone Publishing (JSP) President, Christopher C. Payne and Dark Discoveries Magazine Managing Editor, James Beach, are pleased to announce that a Special Limited Collector’s Edition of Dark Discoveries Magazine, Issue #23, containing a ten-page central insert devoted to both the past history of both the World Horror Convention (WHC) and the Horror Writers Association’s (HWA) Bram Stoker Awards®, as well as the upcoming Bram Stoker Awards Weekend 2013 Incorporating The World Horror Convention and this year’s Bram Stoker Awards Finalists will be distributed to the [initial Three hundred and fifty registered] paid convention attendees at the convention, which runs from June 13-16 in New Orleans, LA at the beautiful, historic (and haunted) Hotel Monteleone.
Plans for the special center insert include a history and highlights from past WHC conventions and guests as well as about the current Guests of Honor, including: John Joseph Adams, Amber Benson, Bruce Boston, Ramsey Campbell, Glenn Chadbourne, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Jonathan Maberry, and Jeff Strand. Additionally there will be a feature on the history of the Bram Stoker Awards and past winners as well as the current Awards Finalists and a feature on the past and present Officers of the HWA. In addition, the issue will feature an in-depth interview with convention Guest of Honor, bestselling author, Jonathan Maberry, who has also contributed a fantastic short story appearing in the issue that utilizes the same character he features in his novella contained within the much anticipated and soon to be released shared-universe anthology, Limbus, Inc., which also features novellas by Benjamin Kane Ethridge, Joseph Nassise, Anne C. Petty (who also edits the anthology), and Brett Talley.
Dark Discoveries Magazine, a subsidiary of JournalStone Publishing, is a well-established and popular full-color slick print quarterly magazine, including a digital edition, which is internationally-distributed in the U.K., Germany, Canada and all across the USA, and features some of the best fiction, interviews, reviews and art to be found in the field of dark Fantasy.
JournalStone Publishing is a small press publishing company, focusing in the Science Fiction/Fantasy/Horror genres in both the adult and young adult markets. They publish in multiple book formats and market their authors on a global level. They are also active with major writer’s groups, including the Horror Writers Association (HWA), and produce a monthly newsletter with exposure to thousands of people. Their online presence and marketing effort is constantly expanding and recently they began their own forum. Assisted by a hard-working and distinguished staff of employees, President and Editor-In-Chief Christopher C. Payne has led JS on a rapid and successful journey to recognition and sales within the marketplace, with two books nominated for awards in JournalStone’s first 12 months of operation, and with JournalStone on the front cover of Publishers Weekly magazine in an April issue; with three of its authors highlighted on the inside cover.