Help Us Forge a New Path

Hello, Readers– here’s a bit of an update and an appeal. Balance of Seven is, as you know, realigning and preparing operations and plans now that our staff has grown. We will be launching a crowdfunding campaign soon for the costs of our upcoming…

Available for Preorder: “The Mountains Under Her Feet”

misty mountains

It’s nearly the end of January, and we at Balance of Seven have been hard at work in getting our new team organized, and getting all the i’s dotted and t’s crossed in growing from a two person to 6 person operation while continuing…

Bearing the Most, Bowing the Lowest

It has, in the fullness of time, come to me to be the new face of Balance of Seven Press, as its managing director, so I’d like to say a few words by way of introduction. この度、バランス•オブ•セブン社の新代表取締役社長就任によって挨拶の言葉を一言申し上げたいと思います。 Once, in what increasingly feels like a lifetime…

Pride Month: Your Story Matters – Dr. Bakkalian

Post by Dr. Nyri A. Bakkalian. It matters now, more than ever, to uplift trans voices and read trans stories, and for us trans authors, to write those stories.

Vermont Sci-Fi and Fantasy Expo

Post by Charleigh Brennan. Hi everyone! I wanted to update you all on how the Vermont Sci-Fi and Fantasy Expo went. In one word: Amazing!

PRESS RELEASE: Bringing Bolivar Peninsula to Houston

Houston, TX—Local author Georgina Key will be signing her award-winning book, Shiny Bits in Between, on May 21, 2022, at 1 PM at the Blue Willow Bookshop ( in West Houston.

Reading is Magic Box – 40% of Each Purchase Supports Ukraine & Peace

Post by Sarah V. Hines. In light of the invasion of Ukraine, I am honored to support Balance of Seven in their decision to donate 40% of all box sales to the charity Sunflower of Peace, who provides dire needed medical supplies to medics and doctors in Ukraine, saving lives when there is little time and resources to do so.

I Knew

Post by Theodore Niretac Tinker. A common question or conversation piece I hear around the trans identity is “When did you know?” “When did you know you didn’t identify as the gender you were assigned at birth?” “When did you know you were [insert preferred gender here]?” “When did you know you were transgender?

10 Ways We Are Different (And Why We Embrace It)

Post by D. Ynes Freeman. Most of our books are award winning or #1 Amazon bestsellers, sometimes both. But that’s not all that makes Balance of Seven unique.

The Evolution of Language: Gender Identity and Sexual Orientation

Post by Dr. Nyri A. Bakkalian. Modern language on gender identity and sexual orientation is not the same as the language that existed in the 1860s, but that doesn’t mean that people with those identities didn’t exist.