short stories

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Summer’s End – Sarah Cawkwell

We’re out. Summer’s End is out. In case you haven’t already gone to secure you and your family a wonderful future by getting a copy of this – here’s another reason you should do so! Sarah Cawkwell is a wonderful writer who I’ve known for a number of years and whose writing I’ve always enjoyed. … Continue reading

Summer’s End – the authors

We’re now officially out. You can buy both the ebook and the paperback from today. What are you still waiting for? Go. Go. Go. Oh. You’re still here. Well, in that case, I’m very pleased to introduce another of our authors – Clarke award winning Adrian Tchaikovsky whose story, Ancien Regime is a story that … Continue reading

Summer’s End Cover Reveal

We have the cover for Summer’s End. See the glorious work by Marc Ducrow based on one of the stories in the anthology – Ancien Regime by Arthur C Clarke winner Adrian Tchaikovsky. It’s going to be fiddled with a little – mainly to get the text right, but the image is done and we’re … 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

And the rejections go out

Our submissions window has closed. We’ve had dozens of submissions. And the rejections have starting winging their way across the aether.  Unfortunately, this isn’t because of the quality of writing. It’s because people didn’t follow the guidelines.  We thought the guidelines were quite simple. Format like this; write this many words, it has to be … Continue reading

Where’s that story?

Just a quick reminder – there are just a few days left in our first open submissions windows. We’ve had a decent number of submissions but we want MOAR! Remember that we have TWO windows. One for a fantasy anthology and one for a sci-fi anthology. Details can be found on the open submissions page … Continue reading

Newsletter – April 2016

If you haven’t signed up to our newsletter already, why not? This month’s newsletter is out, and we thought we’d share some of it with you, to give you a taste. Naturally, the links to the free stories (a collection which will will grow) isn’t here. If you want that, sign up! If you want … Continue reading

Don’t Forget!

It’s the beginning of April. There’s a month left of our first open submissions window. We’ve had a good number of stories for each of the anthologies in with a fair few enquiries too but these anthologies have plenty of room for more. If you haven’t started yet then get going – you’ve got loads … Continue reading

Our First Submissions Call

This is our first submissions call. The two anthologies are Summer’s End and Broken Bones & Ten Dollar Bills Summer’s End is an anthology of fantastical stories that will be about the end of ages, civilisations, golden times that decline inexorably or suddenly. Think the fall of the men of Numenor, the end of the … Continue reading

Join Misty Meanor as she fights for her life in a vicious dogfight!

Blaise Maximillian: Bitter Defeat is now available for pre-order! Misty Meanor, ace pilot, finds herself in a desperate situation as she fights for her life against Quebecois Sky Pirates over Hudson Bay. Will she add more kills to her already legendary tally, or is this going to be the only story you’ll ever see her … Continue reading