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Dr Easy, created to help you

Dr Easy, created to help you

The Red Men by Matthew De Abaitua has often been said to be a vastly under-rated novel, not receiving the attention it deserves - Charlie Jane Anders over at Io9 has even gone so far as to say it's one of the decades most under-rated. I must admit that even though it had been short-listed for the Arthur C Clarke Award back in 2008, I hadn't heard of it till this little short story made an appearance (which goes some way to showing how much in obscurity it remains).

Dr Easy is a short story based on De Abaitua's novel and created by Film4, Bafta award winning visual effects studio JellyFish and Warp Films. It's been picked as an official selection for the 2013 Edinbu...

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written by Ant on Friday 28th June 2013
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Pick up Mountain Man for Free!

Pick up Mountain Man for Free!

To celebrate Mountain Man being optioned for a film by up and coming scriptwriter Matt Deller ("Manhattan Undying"), the Author Keith Blackmore is offering the Mountain Man ebook for free on Amazon UK & Amazon US from now until the 23rd June (this Sunday).

Mountain Man introduces us to a world that is now mostly inhabited by the walking undead and Augustus Berry (Gus) lives a day-to-day existence t...

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written by Ant on Wednesday 19th June 2013
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Stephen King’s Joyland Online Carnival Tour

Stephen King’s Joyland Online Carnival Tour

Step right up! Step right up! Talk “the Talk” @Titan Books to Win Money-Can’t-Buy Prizes.

Best-selling author Stephen King returns with a breathtaking tale of love – and loss – set in a 1970s North Carolina amusement park.

Celebrating the release of this bittersweet coming-of-age novel, Titan Books and Hard Case Crime are teaming up with a series of digital partners to host competitions to win a free copies of Joyland and a limited run of EXCLUSIVE JOYLAND canvas prints of Glen Orbik’s cover painting.

Who dares enter the world of JOYLAND to win these unique prizes?

Playing the game is simple.

To be entered in...

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written by Ant on Thursday 6th June 2013