Last Day of $5 Overgrown Sale

Today is the last day to get a copy of Overgrown: Tales of the Unexpected for $5. (It Overgrown sale graphicnormally sells for $9.35)

Get your copy here! 

This book features a range of stories from a talented bunch of Central Ohio authors.

This sale is open to everyone. You do NOT have to be a CCC member to get this book at a bargain, but you do have to buy it today if you want this discount.

Don’t miss out on this great deal, and read local!

Sale! Overgrown Anthology $5

For a limited time only,  Overgrown: Tales of the Unexpected will be available on the CCC Overgrown sale graphicwebsite for just $5! (It normally sells for $9.35.)

Click here to get your $5 copy of Overgrown.

This book features eight short stories by eight talented Central Ohio authors. This diverse set of stories is sure to entertain readers with tales that span multiple genres.

This offer is open to everyone. You do NOT have to be a CCC member to take advantage of this special book sale.

We’ve been having quite a few of these book sales lately, but this is the last one for awhile! Grab your copy while it’s still available at this price.

Read local!

July E-Book Sale: Only $2.99 per Title

For the month of July, Columbus Creative Cooperative’s e-books are on sale at for only $2.99 each!

That includes While You Were Out, Across Town, Overgrown and Origins.

Find all 4 title on here.

Take advantage of this opportunity to get some fantastic summer reading, and support a local arts organization at the same time.

Get them now, they’ll go back up to their regular price again on August 1.

Great Overgrown Release Event Last Night – Thanks!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our Overgrown: Tales of the Unexpected release event last night.  We had a great turnout, and a good time had by all.

Thank you to Kafe Kerouac for hosting us, to Amy S. Dalrymple for organizing the event, and to the authors who read their work – Josh Browning, Chad Jones, Ben Orlando, Brad Pauquette, Birney Reed and Kim Younkin.  Also, thank you to Todd Metcalf, who stopped in to read his winning “Bland to Grand” Flash Fiction story.

If you didn’t get a chance to pick up a copy of Overgrown yet, you can always find it by clicking here – including links to purchase the book for Kindle, Nook, iPad and through Google Books.

We love to get comments, suggestions, criticism and encouragement, it’s at the heart of everything we do at the CCC, so please feel free to leave us a note in the comments section below.

Don’t Forget: Overgrown Release Event at Kafe Kerouac Tonight at 7:00!

Don’t forget, tonight is “An Unexpected Evening.”  Come out to Kafe Kerouac (2250 N. High St.) at 7:00 p.m. to celebrate the release of our second anthology, Overgrown: Tales of the Unexpected.

We’ll be giving away some cool prizes, including copies of both of our anthologies, and we’ll be giving a free beer to the first 25 adult guests!

All are welcome.  The program will start at 7:00, but Kafe Kerouac is also just a great place to hang out.

Find more info on the blog here, or on Facebook here.  See you tonight!

Overgrown Release Event – Friday, October 14, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. at Kafe Kerouac

You’re invited to join us for “An Unexpected Evening: Overgrown Release Event” at Kafe Kerouac on October 14, 2011 at 7:00 p.m.

This is a free event, and we’ll be giving away a lot of cool stuff, including copies of both of our 2011 anthologies, Origins and Overgrown.  We’ll also be giving a free beer to the first 25 adults to arrive!

We’ll be accompanied by special musical guest Joel Cahoon!

Come out, grab a cafe or adult beverage, and enjoy tasteful readings from the Central Ohio authors featured in Overgrown.  Featured writers will include Josh Browning, Amy Dalrymple, Chad Jones, Ben Orlando, Brad Pauquette, Birney Reed and Kim Younkin.

Kafe Kerouac is located at 2250 N. High Street (just north of Lane Ave.), Columbus, Ohio.  Find more info on their website:

You can find this event on Facebook here.

Overgrown: Tales of the Unexpected is CCC’s newest anthology, and will be on sale at the event for $10 ($9.35 plus tax).  You can also purchase it online, or from the Kindle, Nook, iBooks or Google eBookstores.

Overgrown on E-book – Kindle, Nook, iBooks and Google Books!

The approval process for publishing e-books makes the availability date for each vendor a little unpredictable, but we are pleased to announce that Overgrown: Tales of the Unexpected is now available on all four major e-book markets for only $5.99!

Find Overgrown on Amazon Kindle here.

Overgrown for Barnes & Noble Nook here.

Find Overgrown on iTunes(iBooks) here.

Overgrown is also for sale on Google Books here.

If you’re an e-book reader, please browse to your favorite market and pick up a copy today.  Also, please leave us a review if you’re so inclined, we really appreciate it!

When you purchase a Columbus Creative Cooperative anthology, you not only get a superior piece of reading material, but you also support local artists.  Profits from CCC books are shared directly amongst the contributors.

Overgrown: Tales of the Unexpected is a fantastic book.  Thanks, and happy reading!

Browse all CCC books and packages here.

Overgrown: Tales of the Unexpected Retail Locations

Overgrown has been released!  Our second anthology is available on our website, click here, available for Amazon Kindle and Barnes & Noble Nook, and available at local retailers.

The following brick-and-mortar retailers are now carrying Overgrown.  (Last updated 9/23/11.  We’re always adding retailers.)

Colin’s Coffee
3714 Riverside Drive, Columbus, OH 43221
(Upper Arlington | map)

Cup O’ Joe (website)
Airport – 4600 International Gateway (map)
Bexley – 2418 E. Main Street (map)
Clintonville – 2990 N. High Street (map)
Easton – 241 Easton Town Center (map)
German Village – 627 S. Third Street (map)
Lennox – 1791 Olentangy River Road (map)
Short North – 600 North High Street (map)

Kafe Kerouac
2250 N. High St., Columbus, OH 43201

Stauf’s Coffee Roasters
1277 Grandview Avenue, Columbus, OH 43212

Ursus Art Space
2814 Fishing Rd., Upper Arlington, OH 43221
(website | map)

Thank you to all of the businesses that have agreed to carry Overgrown: Tales of the Unexpected.  We couldn’t do it without you.

If you would like to carry our work at your location, please contact us.

2-Book Set (Origins and Overgrown) Now Available for Only $16.95

You can now purchase Origins and Overgrown as a two book set for only $16.95.  That’s a 10% discount off of the list price, plus you’ll save on shipping too.  Click here to order the 2-book set today.

Origins was released on May 4, 2011, and features nine stories by eight different Ohio authors.  Origins is a 5-star book on

Overgrown, release on September 8, 2011, features eight stories by eight Ohio authors.

This is a great opportunity to own both CCC anthologies of 2011.  Together, it’s still less than the cost of a regular book.  🙂  We’re certain that you’ll enjoy both books.

This offer is only valid for the paperback edition of each book.  Each can also be purchased in Kindle or Nook edition, but unfortunately not as a set.

When you purchase a book from Columbus Creative Cooperative, you not only get a fantastic book you’ll enjoy, but you also support local art, and help to ensure that we can continue to publish fantastic local talent.  Thank you so much for ordering this 2-book set today.

Overgrown: Tales of the Unexpected – Leave Feedback On Our Tales

Overgrown has been on the market for a little over a week now.  If you’ve had a chance to read any of it, we encourage you to leave your feedback for each story on the blog posts provided.

Nice or nasty, let us know what you think.  Here are links to each story:

“Fricandeau Deja Vu” by Brad Pauquette
“Shelly’s Sense of Smell” by Ben Orlando
“Shore Leave” by Birney Reed
“Molly’s Condition” by Josh Browning
“Driven By Desire” by Chad Jones
“A Wolf in Boy’s Clothing” by Kim Younkin
“Die in Vogue” by Matthew Hance
“Moth” by Amy S. Dalrymple

Thanks for your comments!  We hope you’ve enjoyed Overgrown.  To purchase a copy, please click here.