Pixel Hall Press Publishes "Traveling Left of Center and Other Stories" by Nancy Christie to Rave Reviews

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“These 18 stories… are complex, varying, and thoroughly imaginative, introducing a fresh voice to fiction that is both ironic as well as gorgeously gloomy… heart wrenching, and familiar.” Pixel Hall Press offers a complimentary short story from this collection, so readers can discover for themselves why the book is receiving such acclaim.

"Traveling Left of Center and Other Stories" by Nancy Christie
Nancy Christie's short stories are brilliant, disturbing, and exquisitely written. Hers is a hypnotic, lyrical voice that captures your heart with its deep, rich humanity.

Every once in while a new literary voice appears, unheralded, unexpected. With Pixel Hall Press's publication of her debut book of fiction -- "Traveling Left of Center and Other Stories" -- Nancy Christie has suddenly become such an acclaimed author. As reviewer Suzy Wilson said, “Nancy Christie seems to have the knack of pulling off the perfect short story.”

About "Traveling Left of Center and Other Stories"

"Traveling Left of Center and Other Stories" is a "masterful collection" of 18 short stories that "takes you on a journey through the human condition." Each one offers lyrical, poignant glimpses into the lives and souls of individuals who face situations for which they are emotionally or mentally unprepared. Unable or unwilling to seize control over their lives, they rely instead on coping methods that range from the passive ("The Healer") and the aggressive ("The Clock") to the humorous ("Traveling Left of Center") and hopeful ("Skating on Thin Ice"). But the outcomes may not be what they anticipated or desired. Will they have time to correct their course or will they crash?

Complimentary Short Story Available

Readers are invited to see for themselves what the critics are raving about. Pixel Hall Press is offering a complimentary short story -- "Annabelle"-- one of the 18 stories in this collection.

Now Available

"Traveling Left of Center and Other Stories is now available in a quality paperback edition or as an eBook (in all formats) from all bookstores, including Amazon, Apple, Barnes & Noble, as well as local independent bookstores.

About Nancy Christie

Nancy Christie is a full-time writer whose passion is fiction. Having written for numerous magazines and journals, her short stories can be found in literary publications such as "Full of Crow," "Fiction365," "Red Fez," "Wanderings," "The Chaffin Journal" and "Xtreme." Christie is currently working on several other book projects, including a novel and a book for writers. She is the founder of "Celebrate Short Fiction" Day. A member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Nancy teaches workshops at writing conferences and schools across the country and hosts the monthly Monday Night Writers group in Canfield, Ohio

About Pixel Hall Press

Pixel Hall Press is a relatively new, old-fashioned small publishing house whose focus is on discovering literary gems and great stories that might otherwise be overlooked. Our mission is to publish books that energize the imagination and intrigue the mind, and to be a conduit between readers and provocative, stimulating, talented authors.

In this era of digital technology, Wall Street involvement and merger mania, many mainstream publishers
seem to have lost sight of core principles and the purpose of publishing. At the other end of the spectrum is
the veritable avalanche of self-published books that are notoriously uneven in quality. Small boutique
imprints like Pixel Hall Press are reclaiming the heart and soul of publishing by reviving the idea that a
publisher's raison d'être is finding and nurturing great writers, and to provide readers with beautiful,
meaningful, truly enjoyable books.

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