Halloween, what is it really?

All right then. Seeing as I’m a writer of all things macabre and occult (among other things) I thought I’d celebrate Halloween. Along with the fantastic joint promotion with Gryphonwood Press, where we’re giving away loads of ebooks for free, I thought I’d...

Free ebooks for Halloween

My independent press, in conjunction with Gryphonwood Press in the US, is running a Halloween special where we’re offering all our books in ebook format for nothing, just for Halloween. Here’s the announcement from the Blade Red Press website: Here at...

Guest post – Write Lofty and Carry a Big Chisel by Pat Bertram

A while ago when I did my blog book tour for RealmShift and MageSign one of the people kind enough to host me was Pat Bertram. She hosted the interview with Isiah, the protagonist from the books. I’m very pleased now to return the favour and host a guest post...

Blade Red announces anthology editor

My independent publisher, Blade Red Press, has announced the editor for our first anthology. Many of the regular readers here will be familiar with the AHWA’s own Brenton Tomlinson, and it’s very exciting to have Brenton on board for Dark Pages, Volume 1....

Great holidays and bookish treasure

I’ve been away for the last week, enjoying the peace and quiet of the Bega Valley with Halinka and Penry the Spacklehound. We did all kinds of sight seeing, visited cool little towns and gardens, went horse rising with friends and generally had a ball. It was...