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The Scribbling Lion is a small bookstore that aims to help small press and indie authors break out of the shadows to reach a wider audience.

Our major inventory is based around SFF, with a minor in miscellany.

We buy most books outright, but we do consider consignment, on a case by case basis, at the various conventions we attend throughout the year.

We have a semi-permanent table at Retro Daddio, our favorite geek haven in Williamsburg, VA.

Our stock changes frequently. Right now, we have Margaret Killjoy, Angela P Wade, Teresa Frohock, Leona R Wisoker, Frances Hardinge,  Misty Massey, Seanan McGuire, and others on the table.


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We feature authors of note through our Pack Pages, which do not always correlate with inventory in hand. For example, we have a page about Edward R Morris, but don’t currently stock his (many!) stories. Ditto Allen L Wold.

In some cases, this is because we used to sell said author’s works; in others, it’s because we plan to sell said author’s works at some future point. Either way, they deserve a place where a CV of their writing is collected and linked properly!

Note: some of the folks listed on our Pack Page are linked to their own web sites, not to a page on our site. Gail Z Martin, for instance, doesn’t really need our help gathering her CV in one place!

Our next event is AtomaCon. Come on out and see us there!


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