An IN THE AIR Excerpt: “Promethia” by Kelly J. Massey

Fine gossamer wings fluttered in shades of lavender, storm gray, and sea glass green around Promethia as they flew back to their home on the mountainside. Only gentle breezes blew about them at the end of the day. Many would have spent their energies gathering rain into storm clouds or generating the flashing lightning and…

Promethia as Lore by Kelly J. Massey

Four years ago, I began writing about the world, Flidais, for my Elemental Affinity series. It’s a little like our Earth, but Flidais is remarkable because in times of trouble it grants elemental powers to a chosen few to save humanity and ultimately, the planet itself, from her inhabitants’ destructiveness. While writing this epic science…

An Explanatory Note on Hyalads by Adrik Kemp

There is much to be said for elemental spirits in folklore. There are dryads for the trees, mermaids and sprites for the water and air, demons for fire and gods for thunder. But when you start to veer away from the elements into manmade territory, these myths and legends start to become more scarce. In…

Adrik Kemp, an IN THE AIR Author Interview

On the verge of a new anthology, we are celebrating IN THE AIR with a behind the scenes view of authors and their stories. Here’s a look at Adrik Kemp and his story “The Cult of the Hyalad.”   ABOUT THE STORY Tell me a little about your story and the world you’ve created. This is…