Monday, March 20, 2017

PRO SE SINGLE SHOT SIGNATURE SERIES SCALED BACK! FROM THE PEN OF BOBBY NASH SERIES DISCONTINUED!

Cover Art: Jeffrey Hayes
New Pulp Publisher, Pro Se Productions has made some changes to their Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series line. The line, which includes FREELANCER: THE TRAVELER SANCTION and CRIMSON MOON by Bobby Nash will not continue on in its original form.

I enjoyed my two Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series stories and there were plans for more to come. My contract called for 4 a year. With this announcement, those plans are on indefinite hold. It is possible they may resurface in the future, but for now there are no definitive plans going forward. It is my understanding that the two ebooks I wrote, FREELANCER: THE TRAVELER SANCTION and CRIMSON MOON will remain available for purchase from Pro Se Productions.

Pro Se’s Single Shots will continue and I hope you will check out what they have to offer. There are some good bite-sized stories coming from them soon.

Below is the press release announcement from Pro Se.

Bobby

PRESS RELEASE:

PRO SE SINGLE SHOT SIGNATURE SERIES SCALED BACK-SEVERAL SERIES MOVING TO BOOK FORMAT

In 2013, Pro Se Productions began a digital only line of stand alone short stories known as Pro Se Single Shots. In 2014, Pro Se announced a new imprint within the line, this one aimed at producing series that would have episodes/stories released on a schedule suitable to the author. Over 40 writers signed on initially and Pro Se’s intent was to focus on turning this program into a subscription service, offering this variety of titles.

Today, Pro Se Productions announces that due to a variety of issues, The Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series line will not continue on in its original form and will be massively scaled back.

“In all honesty,” says Pro Se Editor in Chief Tommy Hancock, “the responsibility for this change of plans in regards to the Single Shot series falls wholly on me, as does any fault for why the line did not reach the goals we originally set. It was an overly ambitious project that still might have reached its original goals had I not become ill, a condition that I dealt with for a large part of the last three years. I had built the Single Shot line to be one that I would handle exclusively and when I was unavailable, it left no one to keep it going.

“Even though,” Hancock continues, “I am healthy now, there were still issues with the concept as originally conceived. Finding a formatter who can essentially do thirty some odd titles monthly as well as building or finding a subscription plan we felt comfortable with has proven difficult. The biggest reason, though, is we have multiple series that simply have lingered on too long without new issues or have not started at all, and I just won’t have that any longer.”

The series that will continue as Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series are Chuck Miller’s Fabulous World of Zenith, Ian Watson’s limited series Byzantium, Tommy Hancock’s The Adventures of Doc Daye, and the as of yet to debut mini series, Tai of the Ebony Jungle by Philip Athans.

Series that will be ending with either their next or next two issues being released in March and April are Strikeforce Falcon by Richard C. White, Shadows Over America by Aaron Smith, Vengeance: The Cutter Series by James Hopwood, From the Pen of Adam L. Garcia, From the Pen of Greg Norgaard, From the Pen of J. Walt Layne, The Gatekeeper Chronicles by Terrence McCauley, and The Dark Gentleman by Barry Reese.

Friends of Fortune by Derrick Ferguson will not continue as a series. However, Ferguson will continue to produce Friends of Fortune stories as stand alone Single Shot releases in the future, released as they are completed by the author and edited.

Corpus Vile: Death In The City by Jim Beard will continue in some format with Pro Se in the future, either as a re-added series to the revamped Signature Series line or as a novel.

Bobby Nash’s From the Pen of series ended with the most recent story published, with Nash having plans for the characters from those stories in the future. Likewise, Percival Constantine’s Luther Cross series ended with the recent release of the latest episode, but Constantine plans to continue the adventures of Cross in 2017 via self publishing.

Series that will be coming out from Pro Se as novels and/or story collections are Brad Mengel’s Australis Incognito, Van Allen Plexico’s Alpha/Omega, Terry Alexander’s Empress Debbie and The Caves of Destruction, David White’s Magee, Nikki Nelson Hicks’ Jake Istenhyegi, the Accidental Detective, Teel James Glenn’s The Adventures of Dr. Shadows, H. David Blalock’s The Velvet Wasp, PJ Lozito’s The Revenant Detective, Frank Schildiner’s Johnny Rich, Gary Phillips’ as of yet to be released Nefra Adams, E. W. Farnsworth’s yet to be released The Secret Adventures of Agents Salamander and Crow, Sean Taylors yet to be released Spy Candy, and Ralph Angelo Jr.'s yet to be released Tales of Torahg.

Some of the series that are to become books will have Single Shots released in the next two weeks under the Signature series line, as they are already prepared. These will serve as previews to the future volumes.

Any of the books announced that are in the possession of Pro Se Productions in first draft form by August 2017 will be released before year’s end.

Regardless of continuing as a series, as a book, or simply as Single Shots, the cover art originally designed for each title will be utilized.

“I can’t thank everyone involved enough,” says Hancock, “for the work done on this ambitious project. The Pro Se Single Shot Signature Series idea is not dead, just simply being rebooted in a way to make sure that when it can handle over forty authors again, it will be done right without fail.”

For more information on Pro Se Productions, go to www.prose-press.com and like Pro Se on Facebook.

Click Read More... for full details on Freelancer: The Traveler Sanction and Crimson Moon.


PRO SE SINGLE SHOT SIGNATURE IMPRINT-
FROM THE PEN OF BOBBY NASH
FREELANCER: THE TRAVELER SANCTION
An ebook novella

For years, award winning author Bobby Nash has defined action and adventure with his own unique style of storytelling. Now Nash brings both his talent and imagination to his own digital short story creator’s imprint as a part of Pro Se Productions’ Pro Se Single Shot Signature line- From the Pen of Bobby Nash!

“When we developed the Pro Se Single Shot Signature concept,” says Tommy Hancock, “we invited every author involved for a variety of reasons. Bobby Nash was invited for one reason only- because he fit every criterion we were looking for. Known as one of the best and most consistent writers in New Pulp and Genre Fiction, Bobby has tackled multiple genres and has that ability to maintain his own particular voice in any genre and still make each tale different and exciting. Even though Bobby got to choose whether he wanted a series or the creator’s imprint within the Signature line, the From The Pen Of… concept fits Bobby’s diverse storytelling ideally.”

Nash’s Signature imprint debuts with Freelancer-The Traveler Sanction. When trouble rears its ugly head and you’ve no one left to turn to, call in a specialist. It’s time to call in The Freelancer. When the Secretary of Defense’s daughter is kidnapped, the Freelancer is called in to rescue her, but is there something more sinister afoot and will this mysterious heroine figure it out in time?

From the Pen of Bobby Nash- Freelancer: The Traveler Sanction features fantastic cover art and logo design by Jeff Hayes and digital formatting by Russ Anderson. The first short story in Nash’s creator imprint is now available for Kindle here and for most other digital formats here for only 99 cents.

FREELANCER: THE TRAVELER SANCTION is available as an ebook at the following:
Amazon (Kindle)
Smashwords (multiple ebook formats)
Barnes and Noble (Nook)

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PRO SE SINGLE SHOT SIGNATURE IMPRINT-
FROM THE PEN OF BOBBY NASH
CRIMSON MOON
An ebook novella

For years, award winning author Bobby Nash has defined action and adventure with his own unique style of storytelling. Now Nash brings both his talent and imagination to his own digital short story creator’s imprint as a part of Pro Se Productions’ Pro Se Single Shot Signature line- From the Pen of Bobby Nash!

Bobby’s second short story in the series, CRIMSON MOON, takes readers where they have never been before. On the night of the Crimson Moon, the holiest of holidays for things that go bump in the night, something has broken the truce. On this night when all hostilities are suspended, Vanek David, a disgraced Lupin warrior from one of the oldest werewolf families has decided to break with tradition and take the fight to his enemies while their guard is down. The only thing standing in there way is a young vampire named Charity. All she wants to do on this festive night is party, but it appears that fate has other plans for them all. CRIMSON MOON From the Pen of Bobby Nash!
Featuring an exciting cover and logo design by Jeffrey Hayes and formatting by Marzia Marina, FROM THE PEN OF BOBBY NASH: CRIMSON MOON is available now for only 99 cents!


CRIMSON MOON is now available for purchase at the following:
Amazon (Kindle)
Smashwords (multiple ebook formats)




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