The evolution of a cover

After the last post, Alan Brooks has pointed me at some of the stages and deviations the Sea Watch cover went through. I'm hoping Alan will perhaps do a guest post on the various stages of the business, as there's a lot I never really guessed at — as a reader you just see the final cover without any […]

New Covers!

Firstly, I am proud to present the reissued covers for Scarab Path and Sea Watch courtesy of Alan Brooks:

I'm particularly proud, in a bizarre kind of way, of the Sea Watch one, not because it looks vaguely like me, although that was a weird coincidence, but because I kid myself that I can see there some trace the piece of […]

News and new covers.

It's that time of year, or one of those times of year, when there's basically too much to blog about (1)
First of all, Signings and Events for the near and moderate future now include:
This weekend (30th September-1st October) Fantasycon, Royal Albion Hotel, Brighton. Complete programme here and rather like Alt Fiction earlier on, there's plenty of […]

News roundup: Fantasycon, New cover art and cheap kindling.

Latest news from the world of the insect-kinden:
Firstly, I will be at Fantasycon 2011 this year (1) and I've been asked to sit on a panel on Trends in Fantasy Fiction, 10am Saturday. I will hopefully be essaying a reading too, as the five people who came to the last one at Alt Fiction seemed to enjoy it (2). […]

Come Fly With Me…

It's the turn of the Fly-kinden this month, with a new short story, Fallen Heroes, here and another piece of David Mumford's excellent art here. Enjoy!
I've been criminally lax in linking to David's other art (1), so I've added him to the blogroll (ridiculously ungracious name!) and you can see more of his work here.
(1) the reflex […]

From the Commonweal to the Spiderlands…

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Empire in Black and Gold

Here is the cover of book one of Shadows of the Apt: Empire in Black and Gold — in glorious technicolor! (Click the post title to see the fullsize artwork.)



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