A project that means a lot to everyone involved with GrayHavenhttp://www.grayhavencomics.com/2012/12/ ... not-alone/
The events of December 14, when 26 innocent people (including 20 children) lost their lives, have affected many people. I know it’s touched me in a profound way. My fellow editors have felt the same and after much discussion we agreed that something had to be done.
What good is having the ability to reach people with our stories if we can’t put that to use in a beneficial way?
GrayHaven Comics will be publishing YOU ARE NOT ALONE a very special anthology one shot featuring stories inspired but not based on real life events like the ones mentioned above. With this book we hope to give people the means to get help and know what to do should they ever witness or face such situations themselves. The book will be produced by our editors and distributed by us for FREE in order to get the message out to as many people who could benefit from it as possible. Along with print volumes we will also offer a free digital version of the book for those that prefer their reading on handhelds. A donation button will be placed on the site for anyone who wants to contribute any amount (be it a dollar or ten) and those funds will go to the charities established for the victims of Sandy Hook Elementary School.
We will be taking open submissions for these topics but room will be limited and stories will be capped at 4 pages in length and editorial will guide writers and artists to make sure the material fits the criteria and is suitable for younger readers who we hope to reach with these stories. Interested writers and artists can contact me directly at firstname.lastname@example.org