Since our inception in 2017, Gehenna & Hinnom has become one of the fastest-growing, most ambitious indie publishers in the genre of Speculative Fiction, particularly Weird Fiction and Cosmic Horror. Our company’s goals have always remained the same: to help authors find a platform for their incredible work; and, to provide readers with the highest quality of Weird Fiction and Cosmic Horror written today. Due to our intensive growth these past two years, we are undertaking this Kickstarter for 2 key reasons:
* To meet the costs required to produce every publication on our 2019 docket
* To become a professional paying market. This will allow us to compensate our authors at professional rates, thus paying our authors what they deserve
We have many wonderful projects slated for 2019. This includes our novelette series, Tales From Gehenna, which will feature several very talented authors in the Weird community. We also have 3 chapbooks, all with distinctive themes, and 4 issues of our staple publication, Hinnom Magazine. Hinnom Magazine has grown exponentially and developed a wonderful following, even being named as a possible successor to Weird Tales by The Miskatonic Review.
Our most ambitious projects for 2019 are the debut collections of authors Pete Rawlik and S. L. Edwards. Rawlik's Strange Company and Others will be a showcase of the veteran author's knack for pulp and Weird Fiction, and Edwards' Whiskey and Other Unusual Ghosts will showcase the young writer's unrivaled talent as a new voice in Dark Fiction.
We would be remiss if we failed to mention the support and contributions of a tremendous network of supporting authors and publishers to this Kickstarter, many of which come in the form of unique and exceedingly rare rewards for our backers. On that topic, more about this Kickstarter’s rewards...
We have carefully crafted a list of wonderful rewards for our backers, encompassing everything from a year’s worth of digital and print publications from Gehenna & Hinnom, to signed copies of T.E. Grau’s I Am the River and The Secret of Ventriloquism signed by Jon Padgett, to artwork from some of the biggest names in horror cover illustration today.
All told, this Gehenna & Hinnom Kickstarter is truly monstrous in scale, encompassing a total of 15 published works, and 18 if our funding goals are met in stride.