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Chapbooks

Posted by Chris on October 31, 2011 at 16:59
Posted in: Book News, General

In all honesty I have been thinking about this for some time, wondering whether or not anyone would be interested, but since I started producing these I have been pleasantly surprised at how popular they are, therefore I have decided to offer subscriptions at £10 for 4 issues.

Of course, a subscription displays a great deal of faith on your part – which is why to entice more of you, the first fifty to subscribe will receive a fifth chapbook free of charge!

If this interests you – and I sincerely hope it does, since it not only will give a much needed boost to the coffers to pay the authors and artist a little more for their hard-work – then pop along to the CHAPBOOKS page and press the button.

Nasty Snips II is Open… and a Personal Statement

Posted by Chris on October 6, 2011 at 15:30
Posted in: Book News, Conventions

After much thinking, and deliberation, you can send in your short, sharp and shocking tales for consideration in this, the very first Pendragon Press e-anthology!

On Monday I returned from the fun in Brighton sun that was FantasyCon feeling revitalised – I still over-spent and sales were on the slow-side (but I was expecting that), but it was just the kick I needed to push me out of a recent malaise I was feeling with publishing: it was quickly becoming a chore; I wasn't getting that excited really. I won't bore you with financial pressures of running a business – yes, this is a business with accounts and tax-returns – since you too are also under the same strain (we all are, apart from a very select few) but prior to FantasyCon I came very close, very close indeed to saying, "fuck it" and closing up altogether, contacting authors, customers and printers, that sort of thing.

But, last weekend changed all that: it put a vim and a va-va-voom back in my step.

Of course, the recent controversy of that weekend did dampen my spirits a little but I am still in a fun mood…

Since returning from the weekend, I have received a number of orders for the three hardcovers and in a move to try and help customers out, I have slashed the price of said hardcovers by 50% – but only until the end of October. That's Silversands, Feral Companions and We Fade to Grey for £6 each.

As always, I thank you for your continued custom and here's to the future!