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Evolution or Revolution? ¿Por qué no los dos?

When Tim started Ghostwoods Books, he was mostly thinking that digital publishing might allow publishers to share profits equally with writers. We tried that for a while before realizing that books were very hard to sell unless you had a strategy for attracting readers. We continued publishing while also doing editing and writing as a […]

Press Release: Fighting Horror with Horror

Date: 26 August, 2017 For immediate release SUMMARY A progressive Anglo-American press is producing an anthology of stories which portray Donald Trump as a Lovecraftian abomination. DETAILS The King in Orange: Shadows Over the White House contains more than fifteen stories of cosmic and supernatural horror written by an assortment of professional writers and wordsmiths. […]

This Time It’s Personal

Genre writing has a long history of being used to speak out against oppression where realistic writing would have been clamped down on. In January, something happened that made a lot of creatives want to find a way to speak out. We didn’t want to just talk about what was actually happening. The reality was […]

Author Reuben Miles answers kids’ questions

The Boy Who Spoke to Stars has been selected as a teaching text at the British council school in Taiwan. We’re very pleased for Reuben and for the kids. It’s a fun book for older middle graders and up. Check out Reuben’s responses to the questions below. The kids sent Reuben a list of questions […]

Haiku the Times: And the winners are…

Many thanks to all the participants. We were very impressed by the genuine feeling of all the haiku submitted. Here are our favorites and the reasoning behind our decisions. LILY sea brings back to shore boy bloated like closed lily life never unfurled by Samuel Son Samuel’s poem made us think of regugee children recently […]

Haiku the Times: First Round

We had so many great entries, it’s really challenging to narrow them down, so we’ve started by selecting a group of our favorites. We’ll choose the final winners from this group. You have not made this easy on us at all. But here are the first round selection. You will notice that a few of […]

Haiku the Times: The Entries

A couple of weeks ago we decided to hold a contest in which people wrote haikus (typically poems of three lines, 17 syllables in three lines of 5, 7, and 5) about what’s going on in the world today. We were overwhelmed at the response and decided that we should post the submissions before we […]

Haiku the Times Contest

Writers are usually paid by the word, but what if a brief was to write just syllables? In today’s time demanding world, maybe that’s just what we need, eh? So for this contest, we ask you to write a haiku about the state of the world or any aspect of it. What’s a Haiku Again? […]

Haunted Futures Launch Day Event

Tuesday, 2 May, 2 pm British Time to 11 pm British time (with breaks) That’s 9 am EST to 6 pm EST. Other time zones require math. Watch it live right here. With guests and giveaways, anything could happen. Yep, pretty much anything. Buy the book here Haunted Futures (US) (UK)