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Leanna Renee Hieber: Gothic Victorian Fantasy for old souls in a modern world

Leanna's Award Eligibility for 2023! (Wed, 13 Dec 2023)
Leanna's Award Season Eligibility Category! Hello friends! Every year, different genre organizations like Science Fiction / Fantasy Writers Association and the Horror Writers Association put out "eligibility calls" for work published during the year that may qualify, so if you're a voting member of an organization that might find my work of note, I'd be honored by your consideration! A Haunted History of Invisible Women: True Stories of America's Ghosts by myself and Andrea Janes being a finalist for Superior Achievement in Non-Fiction for the Bram Stoker Awards was such an honor and while I've never done one of these posts before, I figured I might as well shoot my shot! The following 3 things that have been published this year available for consideration on Horror Fiction and Non-Fiction and Speculative Fiction and Non-Fiction ballots are as follows: 1. "The Hatchet Man of Wehr Road" published in LONELY HOLLOWS: FIFTEEN TALES OF FOLK HORROR by Pavane Press, March 2023 - Anthology available here, please contact Leanna for a review copy of the story, thank you!  Category: Short Story  Genre: Horror Fiction / Speculative Fiction 2. "Between the Dreaming and the Dead" published in APEX MAGAZINE, Issue 141, November 2023, now available for purchase, available free on their blog December 14th, 2023.  Category: Non-Fiction Essay Genre / Topic: Non-Fiction Speculative / Horror / Paranormal 3. "On Paranormal Chaplaincy" published in THE DEADLANDS Magazine, Issue 32, forthcoming, December 2023, via THE DEADLANDS Category: Non-Fiction Essay Genre / Topic: Non-Fiction Horror / Paranormal / Speculative  THANK YOU FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION! And LASTLY, I'd be remiss in not mentioning another release of mine this year, THE WORLD OF TOMORROW IS SADLY OUTDATED, Available in digital eBook and in Audiobook (with me narrating!!) via Scribd/Everand! While this unique novella is technically a reprint (and thus not able to be considered in award categories) it is a brand new, fully revised edition with lots of changes and expansions from its original conception! I'd love for folks to check it out! It's a dual-narrative Steampunk / Hopepunk / Dystopian tale where a group of 19th Century inventors look into the future to create solutions and survival for an apocalyptic New York City!
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Leanna's 2023 DragonCon Schedule! (Wed, 23 Aug 2023)
Hello darlings! I'll be as usual, crazed at DragonCon!When not on panels I'm assisting Kelley Hensing at her art booth in the Hyatt Art Show so come find us! Cheers! Leanna's DragonCon 2023 Schedule! THURSDAY: Title: Sherrilyn Kenyon's Reader (and Fan) Appreciation Party Time: Thu 07:00 pm Location: Savannah Ballroom B/C Westin (Length:4 Hours) Leanna will have copies of A HAUNTED HISTORY OF INVISIBLE WOMEN and other Gaslamp Fantasy titles available for sale and signing along with some of her one-of-a-kind jewelry! FRIDAY: Title: From Beyond the Grave: Summoning Compelling Ghost Stories Time: Fri 11:30 am Location: Peachtree 1-2 Westin (Length:1 Hour) Title: Behind the Curtain: Unmasking the Secrets of Acting Success Time: Fri 01:00 pm  Location: Hanover AB Hyatt (Length:1 Hour) Title: The Shadows of Folklore: Crafting Folk Horror Stories Time: Fri 02:30 pm  Location: Peachtree 1-2 Westin (Length:1 Hour) Title: Paranormal YA Fiction Time: Fri 05:30 pm  Location: A707 Marriott (Length:1 Hour) Title: Historical Romance Novels: A Deep Dive Into Our Craving For Love Time: Fri 07:00 pm     Location: Augusta Courtland Grand (Length:1 Hour) Title: The Fantasy Gather: Welcome Home!  Time: Fri - Leanna will be there 9:45- 11:15pm only! Location: International South Hyatt Title: Spies & the History They Impacted Time: Fri 08:30 pm      Location: Macon Courtland Grand (Length:1 Hour) Title: Spooky Tales and Haunting Music Time: Fri 11:30 pm  Location: Chastain 1-2 Westin (Length:1 Hour) SATURDAY Title: Discussion & Workshop: Memento Mori, Victorian Mourning Jewelry Time: Sat 05:30 pm     Location: Augusta Courtland Grand (Length:2.5 Hours) SUNDAY Title: Powers of Mind: Psychics in UF Time: Sun 01:00 pm Location: Chastain 1-2 Westin (Length:1 Hour) Title: Victorian Spiritualism Time: Sun 05:30 pm Location: Macon Courtland Grand (Length:1 Hour) Title: Herstorically Speaking: Women in Song of Rock and Riot Time: Sun 07:00 pm Location: Macon Courtland Grand (Length:1 Hour) MONDAY: Find Leanna at dark fantasy artist Kelley Hensing's booth in the Hyatt Art Show, Lower Level! Happy Haunting!
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