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New Release – A People’s War

We made it. We’re delighted to announce the A People’s War is now available, both at Amazon.com and Amazon.co.uk. Available in both paperback and ebook. We think this is a great book, a super sequel and a thrilling story in its own right. Book 1 remains free in ebook version for another week over here, … Continue reading

What is A People’s War actually about?

With A People’s War coming out tomorrow, we wanted to talk a little about what the second novel in the sequence is about. We’re going to avoid major spoilers for the first book BUT…our definition of spoiler may not be yours so read on at your own peril. At the end of the first book … Continue reading

A People’s War is almost here

It’s with great pleasure that we’re ready to announce that Stewart Hotston’s ‘A People’s War’, book 2 in The Oligarchy trilogy will be released very soon. We’re just finishing up the final proof and it’ll be released shortly thereafter. We’re still aiming for before Christmas although we’re a little later than we’d have liked. In … Continue reading

Broken Bones – Progress Update

There’s nothing worse than not knowing what’s happening when you’ve submitted a story, been told it was accepted and that edits are on their way and then silence descends. From the rush of excitement of getting the acceptance email you’re left refreshing your inbox every five minutes (well, I am anyway). So, unlike many other … Continue reading

Summer’s End – we’re pleased to announce!

A HUGE thank you to all of you who submitted. As always when you receive a ton of submissions there are enough great stories that you could put out three anthologies to the one you are actually going to publish. We’ve tried to give feedback on every one of the stories we’ve read for this … Continue reading

How to be an author, by guest writer David Guymer – Part Five

David Guymer, best selling author for the Black Library, the Godfather of Gotrek and Felix has kindly written a guest blog for us. This is part five, the final one. What was that about riches and fame? I did promise I’d get back to this. Black Library doesn’t actually pay at all badly – I … Continue reading

How to be an author, by guest writer David Guymer – Part Four

David Guymer, best selling author for the Black Library, the Godfather of Gotrek and Felix has kindly written a guest blog for us. This is part four. Editors and why they’re better than you What works in my own head doesn’t necessarily play in anyone else’s, and it’s important to note that the two examples … Continue reading

Reviewers wanted

Our first novel is out. A Family War is a sci fi novel featuring a globe trotting heroine determined to stop a world war unfolding. We’ve had a really strong launch – as good as we could have hoped for – now the long walk of finding the audience begins and to that end we’re … Continue reading

How to be an author, by guest writer David Guymer – Part Three

David Guymer, best selling author for the Black Library, the Godfather of Gotrek and Felix has kindly written a guest blog for us. This is part three. The hard part – or doing it again That story went on to become The Tilean’s Talisman and I’d intended to show the synopsis I’d written as an … Continue reading

Helena officially arrives

We are very proud to announce the publication of our first novel, and a debut in its own right – A Family War by Stewart Hotston. Now available in ebook and paperback formats This is a fast paced sci-fi thriller which we think takes a unique view of the future, portraying a hypercapitalist technocratic world … Continue reading