Category Archives: Wizard’s Tower

Airships Over Utah

For the benefit of contributors to Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion, here is a photo of the book on sale at the Cargo Cult table at this year’s Westercon, which has been taking place in Salt Lake City this weekend. … Continue reading

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Did Someone Say “Monsters”?

That would have been me, last night. And lo, here are monsters, in the shape of a fine little collection from Juliet: Challoner, Murray & Balfour: Monster Hunters at Law. They are terribly nice Victorian monsters, of course, but thoroughly … Continue reading

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Busy Week

This week is going to be a bit mad. To start with I have two days in Bristol. I have the radio show as usual on Wednesday, but I will also be in the studio tomorrow. That’s because of this … Continue reading

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New Airship Shape Reviews

We’ve had two new reviews of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion come in during the past week. I’m very pleased with both of them. If you’d like to take a look they are at: RPG.net; and Crinoline Robot.

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New Book, New Stores

The new book from Lyda Morehouse, Apocalypse Array, is now working its way through the upload procedures at various stores. You should be able to buy it from most major venues soon. I very much enjoyed doing the ebook conversion … Continue reading

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Coming Soon from Wizard’s Tower

I just need to do a few more things to our latest ebook release before sending it off to Lyda Morehouse for proofing. It should be out in a week or two. I must say I’ve really been enjoying doing … Continue reading

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Airships Over America

Thanks to Kevin, and to Dave Clark of Cargo Cult Books, copies of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion are on sale this weekend at BayCon, a large annual convention held in San José, California. Kevin tweeted this photo to show … Continue reading

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A Review for Kontakt

Australian critic, Seán Wright, has posted a review of Wizard’s Tower’s anthology of Croatian science fiction & fantasy, Kontakt. It seems that he liked it. Many thanks to Seán for doing this. Lots of people talk about diversity in SF&F, … Continue reading

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Airship Ball Recordings

The recordings of the readings from the Airship Ball are now available on the BristolCon podbean account. This is the event that we ran to celebrate the launch of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion. It was a very fine event … Continue reading

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Åcon Underway

All is progressing well here at Åcon. Last night Karen Lord and I were on a panel about post-colonial SF, during which we managed to recommend many fabulous writers. I also presented by LGBT superheroes talk, which folks here seemed … Continue reading

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Bookstore – Last Chance

As announced earlier this month, I’ll be taking the Wizard’s Tower bookstore offline tomorrow. If you want to buy something, do so quickly.

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The Warrior’s Bond Is On Sale

As promised yesterday, copies of Juliet E. McKenna’s fourth book in the Tales of Einarinn series is now on sale in the Wizard’s Tower store. Get your Warrior’s Bond here. It will be on sale in the other usual outlets … Continue reading

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Coming Soon

It will be new book time at Wizard’s Tower very soon now. Juliet McKenna fans, please take note.

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Bookstore: End of the Road

As some of you will know, the Wizard’s Tower bookstore never made a profit (apart from that one amazing month when the Finns came to party). However, revenue had been increasing at a slow but steady pace throughout. I always … Continue reading

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Farewell, Readmill

The weekend provided that sad news that Readmill, the company who produced by far the best ebook reader, is closing down. Baldur Bjarnason has a few words to say about their fate here. By and large, I think he’s right. … Continue reading

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New From Aqueduct

Aqueduct Press has sent me three new books for sale. As always with Aqueduct, these look very interesting. Alien Bootlegger and Other Stories by Rebecca Ore is a collection of feminist SF stories that examines what it means to be … Continue reading

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Potential Good News For Bookstore Customers

One of the things that has hugely irritated UK-based ebook stores is that, while they have been required to charge 20% VAT on all purchases, multi-national companies such as Apple and Amazon have been basing their European operations in places … Continue reading

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New Airship Review

A review of Airship Shape & Bristol Fashion has appeared on LibraryThing. It is by clfisha, who admits to knowing one of the authors very well. Here’s a brief snippet that made me very happy: I was very taken with … Continue reading

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Back On Air Monday @UjimaRadio

Ujima Radio chairman, Roger Griffith, has posted on Facebook that the station will be back on air on Monday (March 24th). Thanks are due to The Utilities Warehouse for being willing to work with us to get power restored as … Continue reading

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Fantasy Series from Italy

Continuing with new material in the bookstore, I have two volumes in a new fantasy series from Italian writer, Roberto Ricci. I haven’t had a chance to read them yet, but Roberto has done a good job with the covers, … Continue reading

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