• Books for Christmas
    • Dec 16 2014
    • [caption id="" align="alignleft" width="384"] Christmas would have looked very different if defined by H.P. Lovecraft.... art c. Tom Brown.[/caption] The modern Christmas owes a lot to books – fi...
    • A reader’s guide to imprints
    • Dec 10 2014
    • By Nimue Brown People in the book industry and authors pay a lot of attention to who publishes what, but readers are often less interested. It’s the author name that is most likely to matter. Ver...
    • Showing and telling
    • Nov 30 2014
    • By Autumn Barlow, publisher of Top Hat Books   I am going to talk briefly about guidelines, not rules. And these guidelines need to be considered during the self-editing stage of writing. ...
    • Images to tell a story
    • Nov 28 2014
    • Elizabeth Hopkinson shares 12 enigmatic images that connect to her novel Silver Hands ...
    • Queen of Sparta, TheA Novel of Ancient Greece

      Though history has relegated her role to that of a bystander, what if Gorgo, Queen of Sparta played a central role in the Greek resistance to the Persian invasion?

    • Hidden Crown, TheNorthland: 1166

      In an alternate twelfth century, a young Norse solider saves the Saxon child-queen from assassination and is plunged into a struggle for the throne.

    • Escape from Smyrna

      Three families bound together by an ancient necklace that incites violence yet has powers of healing and redemption.