• Publishing

    Pendragon Proofs Now In

    by  • May 18, 2017 • Book News, Publishing, reviews, Writing • 0 Comments

    The road to publication follows familiar landmarks – finishing the first draft, the various edits, through the delivery of the first box of books to publication day and the subsequent round of publicity and signings.  One of the key moments is the arrival of the uncorrected proofs – softbound copies of the novel, usually...

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    Look For Me On Apple News

    by  • June 18, 2015 • News, Publishing • 0 Comments

    I’ve been approved as a publisher on Apple News, the new news-aggregating app that will soon be launching on all Apple devices.  It’ll bring together material from major mainstream sources – the New York Times, The Guardian, Buzzfeed, Vice – and material from independents and bloggers.  The latter sets it apart from what Flipboard does,...

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    New Ebooks On The Way

    by  • January 9, 2013 • Book News, ebooks, Projects, Publishing • 5 Comments

    Ebook versions of my out-of-print titles will be published in the coming weeks. These will be enhanced versions, with corrected copy and in some cases additions to text. They will also include detailed commentaries – background to the story, how the book came to be written and how it reached publication. The information, tips...

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    Get A Green Man For Your Wall

    by  • October 31, 2012 • Publishing • 0 Comments

    Love the cover of the US edition of World’s End by John Picacio?  Put your hand in your pocket… John is launching a Kickstarter campaign to produce a 2013 calendar featuring some of his breathtaking art – including this cover.  It’s going to be a truly lovely work, and there will be signed prints...

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    Best New Author Award

    by  • October 20, 2012 • Publishing, Writing • 0 Comments

    Here’s the Best New Author award that Fear magazine gave me and which pretty much launched my writing career. It’s a lovely, hand-painted item and I was very proud to win. Publisher John Gilbert has just relaunched the mag.

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    Alan Moore On…Everything

    by  • February 5, 2012 • Publishing, The Occult, Writing • 2 Comments

    A two-and-a-half hour webchat with the great Alan Moore, wherein he talks about magic, writing, creativity, Lovecraft and horror, the League of Extraordinary Gentlemen, philosophy, time, his new novel, Watchmen and more… Alan Moore chats with Harvey Pekar statue contributors (FULL) from Chris Thompson on Vimeo.

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    Writing What You Want Or Writing For Living?

    by  • September 22, 2010 • Publishing, Writing • 4 Comments

    At Fantasycon 2010 this past weekend, I moderated a panel discussing the tightrope authors have to walk between writing what they want and maintaining a commercial career in the current tough publishing environment. For anyone aspiring to be an author, it’s essential listening: Powered by Podbean.com (The sound quality may not be great in...

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