DO YOU LIKE STORIES? I do. Mostly I like made-up stories (not the kind of made-up story that gets people into trouble, oh no, the kind with aliens and dragons and spaceships and magic in them) but sometimes I like true stories as well (not the kind of true stories that get people into trouble, …

Fantastic news! Mark J Howard’s first collection of SFF stories, A Future Past Present, is now available to buy. We are really excited to present this collection that includes stories of the supernatural, featuring Merrily, Merrily and Snailam’s Watch—a classic tale of the supernatural set in WWI—as well as stories set in the far future …

Choosing a title for a short story collection is difficult enough, never mind getting the artwork just right for the cover. Which throws up its own set of problems. Do you choose one story from the collection as a theme, and focus on that for a cover? Which can be easier to do. But, as …

Choosing a title for a novel can be excruciating at times, and yet, at other times writers (and publishers alike) come up with a title almost straight away. Usually because something about a work suggests its self to the writer. Like Mark J. Howard’s raucous fantasy, TEMPTING FATE, is just that, all about a group …

We’re busily working on 2 speculative fiction anthologies offering a variety of unique reads and our first full length novel, TEMPTING FATE, by Mark J. Howard—a ribald fantasy set in the English countryside. All are set to debut, hopefully, this Spring. So please, check back often or better yet, subscribe for up dates using the …