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Introducing #Piracity Music Week

What ever else you might say about pirates, I think we can all agree that they love to sing. With that in mind, I’ll be spending this week tweeting links to songs for and about pirates. Hopefully you folks will … Continue reading

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Pirates of Bristol – #Piracity

The fabulous Eugene Byrne has done an short essay for the Piracity crowdfunding campaign about Bristol’s connection to pirates. There really are quite a lot of them. You can read his essay here.

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A Virtual Pirate Party

Thanks to some conversations during Eurocon, the lovely people at The Future Fire have offered to run a virtual pirate party this coming weekend to help raise awareness for the Piracity crowdfunding campaign. Details are available here. I’m going to … Continue reading

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River Kingdom Availability

Copies of Shadow Histories of the River Kingdom are available through all of the usual channels now. Links are provided here. Amazon will probably tell you that the book is out of stock and will take weeks to re-order. That’s … Continue reading

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Some #Piracity FAQs

I have posted a bunch of FAQs on the Piracity campaign page (go here, scroll to the bottom). The most important stuff is about the size of the final book, and how the money will be used. As I say … Continue reading

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#Piracity on the BBC

This is a bit of a shaggy dog story. Bear with me, please. One of the big local news items in Bristol this month has been the story of Ray Webber who is publishing his first collection of poetry at … Continue reading

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How To Help #Piracity Without Spending Money

One day in: so far so good. We’ve had a bunch of backers for Piracity. If we get that much in pledges every day then we should fund. However, a month is a very long time in Internetland, and interest … Continue reading

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Introducing Piracity

Well, here we go, wayyyyy out of the comfort zone. Wizard’s Tower has launched its first Kickstarter project. What does that mean? I means I get to publish a book that pays professional rates, and that means that Jo and … Continue reading

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River Kingdom Availability Update

Having made the paper edition of Shadow Histories of the River Kingdom available for pre-order, Amazon appears to have withdrawn it again. I’m assuming it will come back in a few days when it hits the publication date. In the … Continue reading

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River Kingdom on Amazon

Those of you keen to get hold of a copy of the new Juliet McKenna book, Shadow Histories of the River Kingdom, can now find it available to pre-order on Amazon. The US page is here, the Canadian page is … Continue reading

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River Kingdom Map Reveal

Hello, lucky people, we have more River Kingdom goodness for you. This is the map of Juliet McKenna’s new world. It was drawn for us by the fabulous Sophie E. Tallis (who is also a fine writer). You can learn … Continue reading

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Dark Spires is Back in Print

One of the things that has occupied me over the summer is learning to do book layouts. Doing paper books at Wizard’s Tower just isn’t economic unless I do most of the work on book production myself. Obviously I needed … Continue reading

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My BristolCon Schedule

A first draft (hopefully one which survives contact with the enemy) of the BristolCon programme has gone online. Here’s what I am up to. 9:50 (Room 2) – the usual welcome to the con thing that I do for Room … Continue reading

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New Juliet E. McKenna Book Forthcoming

Now there’s a nice thing to be able to announce. In October Wizard’s Tower will be publishing Shadow Histories of the River Kingdom, a new collection by Juliet E. McKenna. This volume brings together stories previously available in a range … Continue reading

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Juliet’s New Venture

I, and Wizard’s Tower, are pleased to note that Juliet E. McKenna will be teaching a creative writing course in Witney, Oxfordshire, this coming autumn. Obviously it is only of interest to people who can get to evening classes in … Continue reading

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New Juliet McKenna Short Story

Juliet has published a new short story on her blog. “Rocks and Shoals” is the third in a series of stories branching off from the events of the Aldabreshin Compass series. To read it, and the others in the series, … Continue reading

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Archangels in Audio

I am delighted to be able to report that Archangel Protocol, the first book in Lyda Morehouse’s AngeLINK series, is now available as an audiobook. This is nothing to do with Wizard’s Tower — we don’t have the capacity to … Continue reading

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Eastern Tide in Store

Copies of Eastern Tide, the final volume in Juliet McKenna’s Aldabreshin Compass series, is now available from Google, Kobo and Nook (the latter US only). Amazon are doing their usual thing of making me jump through hoops to prove that … Continue reading

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The Aldabreshin Compass Covers

I’ve been wanting to post this for a long time. Here is the full set of Aldabreshin Compass covers. Huge thanks to Ben Baldwin for his magnificent work. By the way, Ben says on his website that most of his … Continue reading

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Tide Coming In

Eastern Tide, the final volume in Juliet E McKenna’s Aldabreshin Compass series, will be available in the usual ebook stores later this week. Once again we have some magnificent cover art by Ben Baldwin. Juliet has various guest posts planned … Continue reading

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