• About Caroline Dombrowski

    I got my first red pen at the age of nine, editing for a neighbor's grant publications. Little did she know she'd created a professional nitpicker, someone who would later mark up paperbacks and mail them to the publisher with tsk-tsk notes. Making stories better makes me happy.

    Ka-Pow! An Anthology of Superhero Stories

    by  • November 14, 2013 • Administrative, From the Editor

      Ka-Pow! collects fiction and non-fiction superhero tales into one e-book with a good purpose: to donate money to the Foundation for Sustainable Development. Timid Pirate worked with Aaron Dietz to put together this star-studded anthology. As superheroes take over screen, stage and page, and with costumed patrollers out of the conventions and in the streets, Timid Pirate [...]

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    Fiction and Non-Fiction Superhero Anthology

    by  • February 18, 2013 • News

    The masked man, the myth of the superhero, is being lived out by citizens and amazing human beings. As we enter a time where supers walk through mundane cities and myths become reality, Timid Pirate is thrilled to announce that we will be publishing a superhero anthology. Working with Aaron Dietz as part of his [...]

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    Eye for An Eye, the Audiobook

    by  • February 18, 2013 • From the Editor

    Timid Pirate is thrilled to announce our first ever audio book, which will be for Erik Scott de Bie’s Eye for an Eye, including the notorious superheroine Lady Vengeance and the techie inventor Stardust fighting malevolence and ex-boyfriends. Each section will be read by one of several characters for which we are looking for voice [...]

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    Interview with Nikki Burns of Cobalt City Rookies: Tatterdemalion

    by  • November 1, 2012 • Interviews

    Cobalt City Rookies is a young adult trilogy that features three novels with superhero, teenage protagonists. They all take place in Cobalt City, where superheroes have always run rampant. However, in recent years there’s been a decided lack of heroes, and these teens are stepping into the gap, like Miranda, the Tatterdemalion. Miranda Lee starts the [...]

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    Interview with Minerva Zimmerman about “The Place Between”

    by  • October 3, 2012 • Interviews

    This summer, Timid Pirate Publishing released the Cobalt City Double Feature, which contains two superhero novellas. One, “Eye for an Eye,” by Erik Scott de Bie follows the techie hero Stardust and the alcoholic, voluptuous Lady Vengeance as her ex-boyfriend tries to get revenge. The other, “The Place Between,” by Minerva Zimmerman, follows the growth [...]

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    Minerva Zimmerman on Writing a God

    by  • October 1, 2012 • Guest Post

    This guest post is by Minerva Zimmerman, author of “The Place Between,” one of the two novellas in the Cobalt City Double Feature.   I’m the kind of girl your comics guy warned you about. I don’t really like superheroes. I find most of them tiring and well past their ‘best by date’. I like [...]

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