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DND Kids: Old Age

“A man plays D&D with kids for a living. This is his story…” Uri Kurlianchik is a writer and game designer. He also plays D & D with kids in schools and community centres. His stories “The Storyteller” and “A Night in the Court of Sophia” were featured in Red Phone Box: A Darkly Magical […]

Hookland 140 – June 1

by David Southwell – C.L. Nolan, The Sleeping King, published by Bourne & Periman, 1901   About Hookland: Hookland is in part a response to the weird, the paranormal content in culture when I was growing up in 1970s. In many ways I look at Hookland as an act of re-enchantment, a putting back all the […]

Review: Game of Thrones – Season 6 Ep. 6

by Marc Reichardt Sometimes it’s just out of your (cold) hands There comes a time when you realize that things are just going to be different, no matter what you try to do. Circumstances, people, the weather; sometimes they all conspire against you and you just have to either go with the flow or stand […]

Review: Preacher — Episode 1

by Marc Reichardt This week we begin reviewing TV shows that fall along our genre lines. Our first is AMC’s Preacher, which debuted last week. Last week, someone asked me if I’d be interested in doing some reviews/critiques of Preacher, since it’s based on the comic of the same name by Garth Ennis.and Steve Dillon. […]

It began as an experiment

In 2011, Salomé Jones was a graduate student in London. She fell in love with the beautiful red telephone boxes she saw around the city. To her they were a place of magic. So she wrote a story set in and around one and put it up on her website, inviting writers to send in […]

Goodbye, NEWS. Hello, FEATURES!

Here at Ghostwoods, we’re constantly busy trying to get new books ready for you to read. Which means the only news takes place at publication time. During the breaks while we’re acquiring, editing, laying out and covering books, well… nothing much appears to be happening. To make your visit to our site more enjoyable, we’ve […]

New audio from Cthulhu Lies Dreaming anthology

A story from our recent anthology, Cthulhu Lies Dreaming: Twenty-three Tales of the Weird and Cosmic We haven’t decided whether to produce an audio book for the entire book. We make these decisions depending on sales. But this is what it would be like. Let us know what you think! Print and ebook are available […]

Ethical Publishing

by Tim Dedopulos, Managing Director of GWDBooks As you may know, I run a Ghostwoods Books. Even in this new, rapidly-changing publishing environment, I believe that writers need publishers. I’m primarily a writer myself, after all. So Ghostwoods Books was set up with the idea of being the sort of publishing company I would want […]

March Coffee and a Book

UPDATE: And the winner is… Mike Maguire. Mike will receive a paperback copy of Cthulhu Lies Dreaming and some coffee from the Coffee Shop of Horrors. Be sure and enter next time for your chance to win.   Several months ago, we did our first coffee and a book giveaway. The winner, Ralph Pullins, submitted […]