Wednesday, 24 August 2016

Writing Update - August 2016

Welcome to the fourth of my bimonthly writing updates for 2016. 

Nicki J. Markus  I am waiting to hear back from publishers on three short stories and two novellas. Last week I signed a contract with Fireborn Publishing for my Regency PNR Brougham Hall.

Asta Idonea I have several forthcoming MM works already contracted, with others currently under consideration. I am now writing a contemporary MM novella with a Shakespearean twist and several shorts for anthology calls.

New and Forthcoming Publications


The Devil and the Lion (MM historical short) - Out Now!
Lick (MM contemporary short) - Torquere Press - Out Tomorrow!

Stand and Deliver (MM historical anthology short) - Wayward Ink Publishing - 2 Sep
Pride and Panoramas (MM contemporary anthology short) - Dreamspinner Press - 12 Sep
Lovers at the Lake (MM fantasy anthology novella) - Less Than Three Press - Sep (TBC)


Full Marks (MM contemporary short) - Torquere Press - 4 Oct
Invocation (MM paranormal short) - Torquere Press - 12 Oct
Brougham Hall (MF PNR historical novel) - Fireborn Publishing - 28 Oct (TBC)
The House Guest (MM paranormal short) - MLR Press - Oct (TBC) 

Later in the year....
Santa for Hire (MM contemporary short) - Dreamspinner Press - 1 Dec

In 2017.... 
Wish You Were Here (MM contemporary novella) - Dreamspinner Press - Feb/Mar 
The Last Protector (MM paranormal novella) - Wayward Ink Publishing - TBC

Monday, 22 August 2016

Book Review: The Toast of the Town by Alice Chetwynd Ley

Title: The Toast of the Town
Author: Alice Chetwynd Ley 
Publisher: Endeavour Press
Publication Date: 2016 (1968)
Pages: 148
Format: eBook - PDF
Genre: Historical Fiction
Source: ARC via NetGalley

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Sunday, 21 August 2016

Sketching: Magneto in X-Men Apocalypse

A sketch of Michael Fassbender as Magneto in X-Men: Apocalypse.
Drawn over approx. 7 hours with pencils: 6H, 2B, 3B, 4B, & 6B
As usual, my scanner destroyed the contrast, so I amended that slightly in PS. Otherwise, as drawn.

Book Promo & Giveaway: Surfacing (Ariel #2) by A.L. Bates (MM Sci-Fi)

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