I adore Matthew Bright, which is likely no secret to anyone around this blog. First off, he's a fantastic editor (Threesome, The Myriad Carnival, Clockwork Cairo, and Gents). Second? He's the talent behind some of my favourite covers, via Inkspiral Design. Third? He's a fantastic author (especially of the fantastical). Last year, he released his … Continue reading Short Stories 366:154 — “In Search of Stars,” by Matthew Bright
The brilliant Inkspiral Design posted this awesome "anatomy of a cover" image today, and I love seeing all the bits and pieces that he used to make the cover for Faux Ho Ho. Funnily enough, the tattooed image that he chose for Dino kind of makes me wish I'd inked up Dino in the story. … Continue reading Anatomy of a Cover
You are Cordially Invited to Pre-Order... It's time! R.S.V.P. for 'Faux Ho Ho' at the Bold Strokes Books webstore, where you can preorder my queer romance novella, dropping December 10th. What are you in store for? Well, how about a coder geek, a personal trainer, a fake relationship, some Dungeons and Dragons cartoon cosplay, an … Continue reading ‘Faux Ho Ho’ available for pre-order!
Today is the day. I'm just going to count to five or something. Maybe ten. Okay, probably fifteen at the very least. Today is the official release day for the queer YA novel I wrote over the last mumble-mumble years. As of today? You should see it available everywhere. As always, if you can, I'd … Continue reading Exit Plans for Teenage Freaks — Now Available Everywhere!
Next month is Romancing the Capital, a brilliant reader conference put together by Eve Langlais, and as part of the event, readers can collect postcards from attending authors (they even get a little album to put them in, which is super-cool). Being the giant nerd I am, it occurred to me that the "B-side" of … Continue reading Covens of the Capital
Every now and then as a writer someone does something so above-and-beyond thanks to something you've written. This happened to me yesterday. Matthew Bright, the skill behind the brilliant Inkspiral Design (who did the cover for Of Echoes Born and In Memoriam), came to the Bold Strokes Books UK meet in Nottingham, and he picked up … Continue reading Of Echoes Born — Art for “There & Then”