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Welcome to Old Sins. We are a small, governed, publishing cooperative focused on genre fiction. 

We’ve just release Fake News, thirteen alternate histories by thirteen authors based on real-world conspiracy theories. Read the press release or buy it at your favorite ebook retailer, such as Amazon, Apple, eBooks.com, and Kobo.

Our Published Works

All of our works can be purchased from your favorite bookstore or online retailer.

Jannah Station: A Soft Murder
©2013 by Joseph Cadotte and Elizabeth Kidder
A science fiction mystery comic that explores what happens when an immortal man is murdered.
ISBN trade paperback: 0991590104
ISBN e-book: 0991590117

In the Land of Nod
©2016 by Joseph Cadotte
An espionage romance on a distant, forgotten, penal colony.
ISBN trade paperback: 0991590186
ISBN e-book: 0991590131

ColorBlind
©2016 by Elizabeth Kidder
An exploration and revision of the classic fairytale, Beauty and the Beast.
ISBN trade paperback: 0991590162
ISBN e-book: 0991590155

Job, Herself
©2018 by Joseph Cadotte
A princess of an asteroid kingdom seeks revenge against her usurper brother.
ISBN trade paperback: 0991590179
ISBN e-book: 0991590148

Beyond Steampunk
©2018 by Joseph Cadotte and Elizabeth Kidder, editors
An exploration and revision of the classic fairytale, Beauty and the Beast.
ISBN trade paperback: 0991590186
ISBN e-book: 0991590193

Hatchlings
©2018 by Cordelia Norris, Suzanne Matheson, and Joseph Cadotte, editors
A coloring book celebrating the relationship between birds and their young. Proceeds go to charities supporting separated immigrant families.
ISBN trade paperback: 0988188990

All Along the Atlantic: From Open Ocean to Cypress Swamp
©2019 by Cordelia Norris, Cathy Meyer, and Joseph Cadotte, editors
An educational coloring book celebrating the American North Atlantic coast. Proceeds go to the North Carolina Coastal Federation.
ISBN trade paperback: 0988188952

Fake News
©2020 by Joseph Cadotte and Cordelia Norris, editors
A compilation of alternate history stories based on conspiracy theories.
ISBN trade paperback: 1735805603
ISBN e-book: 1735805610

About Our Staff

Joseph Cadotte is the founder and lead editor. He has an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Washington and a BA in English from the University of Michigan. He works as a game designer and lead editor at Innovative Learning Solution.

Elizabeth Hinds is an editor and illustrator. She has a BA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design. Her professional website is elizabethkidder.com

Cordelia Norris is an illustrator and graphic designer. She has an MA in Illustration from the Savannah College of Art and Design and a BA in Art and Art History from the University of Washington. Her design firm is at Luna Creative

Contact & Submissions

We welcome your comments and suggestions, as well as submissions that meet the following criteria:

We are currently looking for:

  • Character-driven stories
  • Well-written and researched genre fiction (specifically, speculative fiction and mystery)
  • Completed works
  • No gratuitous sex or violence

We are NOT looking for:

  • “Literary” fiction
  • Plot-driven stories
  • Unfinished work
  • Fanfiction of any sort
  • Any sort of work that you do not own wholly or are not licensed for
  • Works that are excessively violent, sexual, homophobic, misogynistic, or bigoted

Feel free to submit novels that you feel meet our requirements to mailto:contact@oldsins.com Please bear in mind that we are very small and will get to your work when we can.

You are much more likely to be published by us after you have submitted to one of our anthologies, although we will print good work from new authors and acceptance into any given anthology doesn’t imply any further acceptance.