Monthly Archives: January 2011

Dynamic Double Novella from Twelfth Planet Press

Following on from the Washington Association Small Press Short Fiction Award for Siren Beat, by Tansy Rayner Roberts, Twelfth Planet Press (TPP) have released Above and Below, available here.                   Today we … Continue reading

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The Holy Grail … Movie/TV Series options on Books

Who hasn’t been watching Alan Ball’s brilliant adaption of the Sookie Stackhouse books by Charlaine Harris? It must be such thrill for a writer to see their characters and story realised in an excellent TV series. Kudos to Alan Ball … Continue reading

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Meet Richard Harland

A man of many waistcoats, Richard Harland is a great raconteur. (If you ever have to do a reading at an SF Con, try not to be slotted in after him). A writer of SF, fantasy, horror, mystery and the … Continue reading

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A Guided Tour of Book Promotion, with Ian Irvine

Our guest blogger this week is multi-published, hard working Ian Irvine, who’s going to give us an insight into book promotion. Take it away, Ian… (Watch out for the give-away at the end!) Picture me back in 1998, a (relatively) … Continue reading

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Meet Rowena Cory Daniells …

Rowena Interviewed by Marianne. Watch out for the give-away question at the end. Q: Tell us a bit about your current trilogy, King Rolen’s Kin? How is it different from your earlier T’En books?   KRK is a rollicking fantasy. … Continue reading

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