Grimbold Books Patreon begins

The Grimbold Patreon begins! (Introduction by Sammy H.K. Smith) Hi there, Patreons First off, a massive thank you for supporting us. It’s difficult for me to put into words what it means to all of us here at Grimbold Books without coming across as sickly and over-the-top, but we are hugely grateful for your help. Please be assured… Continue reading Grimbold Books Patreon begins

Coming soon: Autonomy by Jude Houghton

Coming soon from NetGalley: Autonomy by Jude Houghton Netgalley Publication Date 29 Jul 2016 Balmoral Murraine works in a Battery, assembling devices she doesn’t understand for starvation pay. Pasco Eborgersen is the pampered son of an Elite, trying to navigate the temptations of the Pleasure Houses, the self-sacrifice of the Faith, and the high-octane excitement… Continue reading Coming soon: Autonomy by Jude Houghton

Guest Blog for Nobody Knew She Was There by Freda Warrington. – Sarah Ash – Fantasy Author

Nobody Knew She Was There… This week's contributor on Sarah Ash's new guest blog is Freda Warrington, writing on "The Le Guin Equation". Funny and passionately argued. There’s been much discussion lately about the visibility, or should that be the invisibility, of women writers within the SFF genre. Well, with millions of titles now on… Continue reading Guest Blog for Nobody Knew She Was There by Freda Warrington. – Sarah Ash – Fantasy Author

Speculative Fiction Showcase:Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for December 18, 2015

From Cora Buhlert at the Speculative Fiction Showcase: And here is our weekly round-up of interesting links about speculative fiction from around the web, this week with yet more best SFF of 2015 lists, lots of general Star Wars discussion as well as specific discussion about The Force Awakens and comments on TV shows The… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase:Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for December 18, 2015

Speculative Fiction Showcase: Guest post – A.E. Williams – MANNED Space Exploration? It’s Getting Old – PART I

Over at the Speculative Fiction Showcase, the group blog that I co-host with Cora Buhlert, we have a guest post today from A.E. Williams, author of the Fantasy Series Terminal Reset. A.E. Williams writes under a pseudonym: in the real world, he was an engineer and test pilot for NASA. In his latest piece, he… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase: Guest post – A.E. Williams – MANNED Space Exploration? It’s Getting Old – PART I

I went to Bristolcon!

This was my first ever trip to Bristolcon, a convention in the city of Bristol that has been running for six years. I sat on three panels, the first one at 10 o'clock after the opening speech by the redoubtable Joanne Hall, who has been running Bristolcon since its inception. I was moderating a panel… Continue reading I went to Bristolcon!