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Grannifer’s Legacy by Trish Vickers: now released for print!

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Cover of Grannifer's Legacy, by Dorset author, Trish VickersWe are absolutely delighted to announce that Grannifer’s Legacy by Trish Vickers is now available in paperback and eBook.

As this has been such a special book for us to be involved with, we’ve decided that if you buy the paperback, you can have a download link to the eBook free of charge, so you can enjoy reading it on your electronic devices too.

A donation from the sale of each book will be made to the South West Dorset Talking Newspaper.

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Get Your FREE Tickets to MOLP2s Prize Giving Extravaganza!

MOLP Anthology 2016 coverIf you’re a book lover, you’re going to love this multi-layered festival of the written word and celebration of literature!

We’ll be proudly announcing the winners in the short story and poetry categories of the prestigious Magic Oxygen Literary Prize (fondly known as MOLP), meeting some of the winners and  shortlisters and hearing excerpts from a selection of the best entries.

This event will also be live streamed around the world on YouTube – we had entrants from 34 countries and cannot guarantee the winners are even in England!

We’ll also be launching fabulous new titles by aromatherapist Heather Godfrey, author and playwright Max Brandt, dystopian sci-fi author Connor Cadellin McKee and local children’s author, Tony Lambert.

Additionally, we’ll be showcasing recently released titles from the accomplished author Sue Hampton, new author Leslie Tate and sustainability expert Elizabeth J Walker. Continue reading Get Your FREE Tickets to MOLP2s Prize Giving Extravaganza!

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New book: The Resilience Handbook by Elizabeth J Walker

Front cover of The Resilience Handbook by Elizabeth J Walker
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We are truly delighted to announce the safe arrival of The Resilience Handbook: how to survive in the 21st century.

It has been penned by sustainability expert Elizabeth J Walker and kicks off with a poignant foreword by eco-author and broadcaster, Tracey West (The Book of Rubbish Ideas).

For want of a better line to describe it, it’s precisely what it says on the tin!

Click here to take a look at a handful of the pages.

Elizabeth is a teacher and writer with an Honours degree in Psychology from Edinburgh University with countless years of experience living ‘off the grid’. Her new book  unlocks the secrets of how to manage the complexities of a modern world to create a future with less energy use, and a better quality of life.

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Meet Our New Authors 14th February: book launch day

Tracey and Simon West of Magic Oxygen PublishingOn Saturday 14th February we’ll be launching 8 brand new titles from some very well respected and talented new authors too.

The launch pad for our fabulous new reads will be The Hub on Church Street in Lyme Regis (just up from the Marine Theatre) and will take place between 11am and 1pm – if it’s super-busy, we’ll extend that through to 2pm.

The authors (see below) will all be there and be delighted to chat to you about one of their favourite topics, creative writing!

They’ll also be available to sign copies of their new books too – these titles are so hot off the press, they aren’t even in the bookshops yet!

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Magic & Legend Author, Gordon Strong, Launches New Website

Gordon Strong's new websiteGordon Strong is probably sitting on a hand-carved, dark wooden throne with plumptious purple velvet upholstery held in with burnished copper tacks.

He’s tapping the arms of his magnificent chair with both sets of fingers…very slowly…and he’s wearing a gentle wry smile, the corners of his mouth raised a mere fragment, indicating  mild but sure contentment.

He’s waiting.

Patiently.

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The Pick-Up Artist, by Chris Hill

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We are incredibly excited to be publishing The Pick-Up Artist, by Chris Hill.

His first novel, Song of the Sea God, was short listed for the Daily Telegraph Novel in a Year prize and won the eFestival of Words award for Best Literary Fiction.  As a short story, it also won the prestigious Bridport Prize.

Here’s a nibble of Chris’ rib-tickling plot:

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Dreaming the Moon, by Izzy Robertson

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Izzy is a fabulous fantasy fiction writer and loves all things esoteric.

We published her first two short stories as eBooks and you can dive into When Joe Met Alice and Catching Up With the Past for just 77p a pop.

Izzy is also one of our amazing editors and recently, put her red pen to Blind Cupid, by Max Brandt and The Empire of Evil, by Gordon Strong.

Visit Izzy’s website for more about the stuff that makes her tick at IzzyRobertsonAuthor.co.uk.

Here’s a nibble of the mysterious plot of Dreaming the Moon:

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Off Her Facebook! by Rob B Windsor, illustrated by Jo Stroud

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Rob works at one of the country’s leading residential centres for the treatment of addiction and since 2006, he has written a number of prize winning short plays.

As creative director with his company, Facing Tides Theatre, he wrote a linked trilogy of powerful dramas that focused on various types of addiction, with alcoholism running through them all. Off Her Facebook! kicked off the incredible trilogy.

They have been staged in theatres and educational establishments, along with post-performance outreach workshops.

Here’s a nibble of the sobering plot of Off Her Facebook!

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The Empire of Evil, a magical mystery by Gordon Strong

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Gordon is a prolific writer on magic, legend and Arthurian tales.

Visit Gordon’s website for further details of his back catalogue, www.GordonStrong.co.uk – by the way, he has a new dark and mysterious website coming soon.

Here’s a nibble of this enigmatic, mystical plot:

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Blind Cupid, a sinister thriller by Max Brandt

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Here’s a nibble of this ghastly, chilling plot:

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