Our editorial team has been busily working on a number of projects.

As a publishing company that specializes in horror, October is kind of our month. And we'll be capping it off in grand fashion: with a brand new monster novel debuting on Halloween itself.

In other exciting news, we published the inaugural issue of our literary magazine! The Periodical, Forlorn is a themed, bimonthly magazine that features stories from guest contributors and tales from the archives, chronicled by the mysterious Carlisle and investigated by his intrepid employees, Danger Callahan and Ceilidh Campbell.

Hear company co-founder Katherine Emily give an update on what we've been up to and where we're going:

And be sure to purchase The Periodical, Forlorn and help us promote independent publishing and independent authors: https://www.periodicalforlorn.com/current-issue

Ready your writing implement of choice, seekers of the grey and grim. We're announcing that we will soon be launching our literary magazine and opening it up to submissions.

This will be a themed magazine, with an upper word limit probably south of 4,000 words.

Here's a sneak peek of the theme, in case you want to get a jump start: abandoned objects of the forest.

For more on The Periodical, Forlorn check out the latest episode of The Mutineers:

As I mentioned in the video, creative collaboration is important. Among the dreams of this company's future that Brett and I had were live, interactive literary events, a la murder mystery weekends. A pandemic and our limited resources means this isn't going to happen anytime soon.

But we still want to build a relationship with our audience; we want to bring you in as creative partners. And the first steps of that involve our audience preference survey. Add your voice at the link below:


Our prime editorial directive here at I/O Enterprises involves bringing you content that is beyond the usual. We believe in subverting form and advancing strange modes of thought.

Learn a little more about who we are and where we're going in the first episode of our editorial podcast, The Mutineers.


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