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PRESS RELEASE: The Writing Contest that Planted a Forest

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: A little publishing house based in Lyme Regis, Dorset has just launched a global writing contest with very big heart. The third Magic Oxygen Literary Prize, or MOLP3 as it’s fondly known, opened for entries on 1st September. It remains the only competition in the world to plant a tree for every single entry. This reforestation initiative is the idea of Tracey West, an author on sustainability and co-founder of Magic Oxygen…

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Literary Prize Press Release

Magic Oxygen Literary Competition to Create a Tropical Word Forest Writing competition closing dates punctuate the diary of many a creative writer and there’s little more tempting than a four figure 1st prize and the promise of going into print, to get the ideas flowing. Magic Oxygen Publishing in Dorset, run by Tracey and Simon West, has just launched a new annual prize for literary excellence in short stories and poetry. It has an impressive…

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Children of the Crater: Out Now!

If Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K Dick and Article 5 by Kristen Simmons tick your box, prepare to be equally thrilled by Children of the Crater. It is the début novel from a dynamic new author, Connor Cadellin McKee and is a deeply dark dystopian story born from a vibrant dream the author had when he was just 16.  He awoke with an urgent desire to record the vivid, intimate details from the most incredible scenes…

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Press Release: 'Dear Mother', award-winning WW1 play script

Dear Mother: award-winning new book from Magic Oxygen Publishing The commencement of World War 1, one hundred years ago, is respectfully marked with a heart-rending play by Mark James that has scooped 8 prestigious awards and is now available as a paperback performance script. Dear Mother tells the poignant and emotional story of a young boy’s journey to adulthood as he finds himself inadvertently recruited and sent to the trenches of the front line. His…

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Press Release: Action Plan for Living With an Alcoholic

‘Action Plan for Living With an Alcoholic’ Has a Bottle Full of Optimism Author, Lilly Laine’s glass is brimming over. Living with an alcoholic is no fun but leaving them is not always an option people want to take. Lilly Laine, author of this powerful new self-help book, knows that all too well. Her husband was a chronic alcoholic for the first 10 years of their relationship. Realising nothing she did could stop him drinking,…

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Press Release: 365 Silly Jokes For Kids

Silly Joke Book Provides Serious Lifeline to Parents of Sick & Injured Children in the South West It’s almost unimaginable to ponder the chaos that would ensue if your child were diagnosed with a terminal illness, or injured in an accident and rushed to hospital. Have you any money to park the car, how can you get a message to school to sort out your other child, can anyone help with a lift-share to get…

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Press Release: The Breathing Wheel

Anthony Ravenwood has a bounty of creative credits to his name. As a musical and film director, songwriter, performance poet and lead singer of one of the country’s best tribute bands, he finally adds author to the list, with his début fantasy fiction title for children, The Breathing Wheel. It’s a tale that spans over 300 years and has been rolling around in Ant’s head following a holiday in the late 80’s to Llandudno in…

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Magic Oxygen Publishing's New Website Launches Today

We are delighted to smash a bottle of Laurent-Perrier Rose on the side of the computer to launch our brand new website today, inviting existing and aspiring new authors to join the Magic Oxygen stable. We hope you like our swish new look, most especially the typewriter on the front page which was created by our Editor Simon, also our resident super-geek. As well as publishing authors, he has a passion for making great websites…

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Press Release: Poetry of Divorce: for Women

‘Poetry of Divorce: an antidote to Valentine’s Day Pain’ It’s all very well dedicating February to lovers, but what about those who are wading through separation and rapidly approaching divorce? They don’t make cheerful cards for that! Finding comfort and solace in writing, Dorset based sustainable living author Tracey Smith (now West) wrote poetry to carve a sane route through her divorce, unsure of where her muse came from, as she’d never written verse before…

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