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News – Tim Minchin causes a Storm in a literary teacup

I apologise for the post title, I couldn't resist. Look here's some flame haired, beat poetry related book news. Orion signs up STORM – a dazzling book of illustrated beat-poetry from the magical mind of Tim Minchin Tim Minchin is the award-winning Australian musician, songwriter, actor and comedian with worldwide sell-out arena tours under his belt as well as scores of awards. Now, Orion is delighted to announce the publication of his first ever book. Alan Samson, Publisher of Non-Fiction Read more [...]

Anthology News – The Spectral Book of Horror Stories

Announcing a Brand New Annual Anthology! THE SPECTRAL BOOK OF HORROR STORIES Release date: September 2014 Published by Spectral Press, edited by acclaimed, award-winning novelist Mark Morris (Toady, Stitch, The Immaculate, Fiddleback and the forthcoming Obsidian Heart trilogy) and inspired by the Pan and Fontana books of horror and ghost stories, which were hugely popular in the 1960s and 1970s, The Spectral Book of Horror Stories will be the first volume of a non-themed annual Read more [...]

Tomorrow is International Sir Terry Pratchett Day at London Book Fair

Tomorrow has been designated International Sir Terry Pratchett Day at London Book Fair - THE INTERNATIONAL AUTHORS FORUM LAUNCHES INTERNATIONAL SIR TERRY PRATCHETT DAY AT LBF  Authors and readers across the world invited to vote and tweet their favourite Sir Terry Pratchett characters   NEWS FOR RELEASE, LONDON, Monday 7 April 2014:   To celebrate Sir Terry Pratchett as The London Book Fair’s (LBF) Author of the Day on Tuesday 8 April, the International Authors Forum, in association Read more [...]

Gollancz announce eBook price plans for 2014 debut titles

An interesting press release arrived this lunch time and I thought it might be worthwhile sharing. Certainly sounds like a fine plan if you're willing to take a chance on a new author. Gollancz announce strategy to reduce the price of eBook editions of its 2014 debuts to £1.99 for the week of publication. The science fiction and fantasy imprint of the Orion Publishing Group has decided to reduce the price of the eBook editions of six stunning debut novels to £1.99 for the week of publication. Read more [...]

Inside the Author’s Head – Den Patrick

Last year The Eloquent Page ran a series of interviews  based on my favourite part of Inside The Actors Studio. Not only was this a great opportunity for the interviewees to get creative with their answers, it also provided some nice insights into what makes a whole bucket-load of authory types tick. Recently I thought it might be nice to resurrect this feature and seeing as Den Patrick has got a new book out imminently, I decided it might be an idea to pick his brains. Without further ado then, Read more [...]

Gollancz goes behind the scenes…

Occasionally some interesting book related news comes my way that I like to pass on. I'm a huge fan of Game of Thrones so when the following press release appeared in my inbox this morning I felt compelled to share. Gollancz Returns to Westeros with Inside HBO’s Game of Thrones: Seasons 3 & 4 ——— Visually Stunning Book Takes Fans Behind the Scenes of the Hit Series   The award-winning hit HBO® show Game of Thrones® has captivated millions of fans throughout the world with Read more [...]

The Eloquent Page Review of 2013

Gosh, has it really already been twelve months since we all survived the Mayan apocalypse? It's amazing how quickly we all forgot about that isn't it? All those giant beasties, strange lights in the sky and everything. Crazy times, eh? Never mind, I'm sure there will another rapture-like event arriving imminently. While we're waiting, why not pull up a chair and we can talk a bit about some of the top genre books that have arrived in the last year. I've decided, as I've done in the past, to hold Read more [...]

British Fantasy Society Xmas Open Night

A tiny tidbit of news to start off this chilly Thursday morning. The British Fantasy Society Christmas Open Night is taking place tomorrow night in London. If you’re round and about our nation’s capital tomorrow then the following information may be of interest.

http://www.britishfantasysociety.co.uk/news/bfs-xmas-open-night/

 

The Eloquent Page Speaks!

Recently I got invited to take part in an edition of the popular Scrolls podcast discussing this years World Fantasy Con in Brighton. Having never taken part in a podcast I decided to give it a go. I had a great time, everyone was wonderful and I think the results manage to be informative, entertaining and at times utterly chaotic. If you're interested you can listen by clicking on the image below. Thanks to Dion and Phil for the invitation.     Read more [...]

Falling Over by James Everington

An ordinary man who sees his face in a tabloid newspaper. A soldier haunted by the images of those he killed from afar. Two petty criminals on the run from a punishment more implacable than either of them can imagine. Doppelgangers both real and imaginary. A tranquil English village where those who don't fit in really aren't welcome, and a strange hotel where second chances are allowed...at a price Ten stories of unease, fear and the weird from James Everington. It's been a while since I've Read more [...]

Sick by Tom Leeven

Brian and his friends are not part of the cool crowd. They're the misfits, the troublemakers -- the ones who jump their High School's electrified fence to skip school regularly. So when the virus breaks out, they're the only ones with a chance of surviving. The virus turns Brian's classmates and teachers into bloodthirsty attackers who don't die easily. In other words: Zombies. The whole school goes on lockdown and the military surrounds the fence, and Brian and his best friend Chad are safe (and Read more [...]