Beneath the Ferny Tree – Available Now!

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Very proud to announce the release of David Schembri’s horror and dark fantasy collection Beneath the Ferny Tree!

You can grab a copy at any retailer via this link right here and the paperback edition is right around the corner too!

Over here you can learn a little more about David and his other work too, like his first collection Unearthly Fables.

Dig into the cold earth, pull away the damp leaves and burrow deep down to uncover true darkness…

Face the horror of war-torn Germany with Edmund as he fights to rescue his family. Confront the same overwhelming dread as Cody, in the midst of a futuristic prison, is haunted by his past and desperate for a chance at redemption. Discover true monsters aboard a slaver’s ship on the high seas and witness a more twisted side to Christmas.

Uncover these and other bleak mysteries in Beneath the Ferny…

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Submission Guidelines (Open 30th April – 30th July)

Open now!

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Submissions are now open!

Poetry

We’re looking for a wide range of poetry styles, including but not limited to free-verse, experimental works, haiku, haibun and related forms along with just about any other style or form out there. If you’re not sure whether what you’re doing is a fit – please query first.

Dates:

Submissions open Monday 30th April

Submissions close Monday 30th July

Response Time:

Our response time will be between 3-6 months after receipt of MS, depending on the amount of submissions received.

Publication:

If your work is accepted and you agree to the terms of contract, publication date will be within 6 months from the signing of contracts.

As experienced writers and editors, we will assist any successful applicants in the polishing of their work to the highest standard and afterwards, we’ll push as hard as we can to get your work not only out…

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Kickstarter Campaign Ending Soon!

What’s smaller than 70? 46! 46 hrs to go on the Book of Never #6 Kickstarter, folks 😀

In case you haven’t come across this yet and also follow my fiction, you can see updates and notes on add-ons and stretch goals here:

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1157305546/the-phoenix-of-kiymako-an-epic-fantasy-novel/posts/2160334

And the image below has a link to the general campaign details!

The Phoenix of Kiymako – Kickstarter is Live!

And it’s finally time to launch!

The Kickstarter is live and if you’re a Never fan, here’s your chance to pre-order his 6th adventure – the one where he finally learns his true name!

Over on the kickstarter page you’ll see some great rewards for backing the campaign – one of which that I’ll mention here, is that folks who do pre-order the adventure will receive the novel in May whereas everyone else will have to wait until July 😀

Just click the image below to take a look!

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Magpie Tales & The Frequency of God – Now Available in eBook

Close-Up Books is proud to announce the release of two poetry titles, The Frequency of God by Mark William Jackson and Magpie Tales by SB Wright.

You can sample each collection via the links above, where you can also find purchase links for the print editions and the newly available ebooks too.

Ashley & Brooke