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The Alkoryn Chronicles

Apr 24th, 2017 | By

Part I Scripture from the Past Extract: The tide was once again coming in as Daimeh finished his daily routine of delivering various commodities to the people of Alkoryn, his people. Although his profession was regarded as an important one, he always referred to himself as ‘the delivery boy’. As the grandson of the sovereign,

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Moon Song excerpts

Mar 14th, 2017 | By
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Sparrow: Isolde For once, the cathedral was quite empty; Isoldé stood sensing into the quiet, the echoes of silence. At moments like this you really got a feel of the place. She stood at the west end. The wide floor of the nave was empty of chairs, the sun sent shadows of colour down through

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Featured Books: Wellsprings

Feb 13th, 2017 | By
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    2026. The earth’s ecosystem has broken down under human abuse. Water supplies are shrinking. Rain is rare, and North America is gripped in the Great Drought with crops withering and forests dying. In the midst of ecological and social collapse, an old woman and a young man set out to heal nature and

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eBook Promotion: January 17

Jan 17th, 2017 | By

Some reach out for the mystical, but sometimes it’s the mystical that reaches out.   Call of the Forbidden Way by Robert Owings When Carson Reynolds gets hired to produce a documentary film at a gathering of Native American medicine men, he never suspects it will be a portal into a world that will radically

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eBook Promotions – December 2016

Dec 19th, 2016 | By

eBook available at $£0.99 (subject to added tax) on a number of participating retailers (promotion running until 05/01/2017) Escape to Redemption by Peter M. Parr Josie only had the gun to frighten Curtis Rook, but his son disturbed her. One startled reflex and now he’s dead. Josie flees to Poland leaving her boyfriend Snaz to take

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Q&A With Visitor Author Christopher Chase Walker

Nov 25th, 2016 | By

To celebrate the launch of The Visitor today, here’s an interesting Q&A with its Brighton-based author, Christopher Chase Walker. Who are you and what do you do? Christopher Walker was born in Maryland in 1969, on the same day Apollo 12 returned from the moon. He grew up in Cleveland, Ohio and earned a BA

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Mike Brooks’ Top 5 Writing Tips

Oct 29th, 2016 | By
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To celebrate the launch today of The Machine Society by Mike Brooks, here are the author’s top 5 writing tips. Turn the internal critic into an internal supervisor A lot of writers seem to like to beat themselves up. I’ve done it myself. Why are we so unkind to ourselves?! ‘I haven’t written enough –

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Dystopian Fiction

Oct 24th, 2016 | By

We are fish, swimming in a sea of advertising – and we don’t realise we’re drowning. What if we are already living in a kind dystopia, except we just don’t realise it. Article by novelist Mike Brooks. In his novel Annihilation, one of Jeff VanderMeer’s characters claims: ‘The madness of the world tries to colonise

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Robert Owings’ Top 5 Writing Tips

Aug 22nd, 2016 | By
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I never took creative writing classes, which I fear is only too evident in my struggles with writing. Plus, I suffer from a particular version of dyslexia that causes me to read/see words as pictographs. In other words, if the letters resemble the form a word makes, how that word appears visually, then it reads

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Compelling characters

Jul 20th, 2016 | By
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Author Clarke W. Owens talks about great characters and plots.   I’ve always written. As an adult, I’ve usually managed to publish some type of writing, even if it hasn’t always been my novels. I studied creative writing at UC Davis in 1975-76, working with some great writers there. In 1977, I got lucky and

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