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Magic Oxygen Literary Prize Winners Revealed & Stand-Up Poetry Night!

Following hot on the heels of our last post, please consider yourself cordially invited to the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize Awards Evening on Saturday 11th March! Join us for a fabulous evening of stand-up poetry delivered by a talented bunch of Dorset and Devon poets, who’ll perform an eclectic array of pieces guaranteed to make you giggle, ponder and clap! All things being equal, the line up should include the current Bard of Exeter Rob Casey and…

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Our Talented Authors & Their Websites

We are so lucky to have had the opportunity to work with such a smashing bunch of authors and playwrights. As well as producing most excellent books and plays, many of them are what you might call ‘hot bloggers’ too! Sue Hampton, Chris Hill, Elizabeth J Walker, Leslie Tate, Izzy Robertson and Heather Godfrey are some of the most prolific ones, so if you’d like to get to know the people behind the publications, take a look at our carousel…

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Mum, Dad, What Have You Packed for ‘Me’ to Read?

OK, so you remembered to pack all the swimming costumes and towels. You did all the toiletries, toothbrushes and sun cream. You packed smart shoes for all the kids in case you go somewhere nice in the evening. You even remembered to pack a nice outfit for yourself, on the off chance that your other half might take you out to paint the town red. Top marks, you’re a top parent! Ah, but what about the journey…

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New book: The Resilience Handbook by Elizabeth J Walker

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…

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Come & Fall in Love With Our Amazing Authors on Sat 14th Feb

Created with Tagul.com   If you’ve been keeping an eye on our social media, you’ll know we’re all  getting a bit excited about Valentine’s Day… We are going to be sharing the love of 8 brand new books, so hot off the press they aren’t even in the shops yet! On the 14th February, you are all cordially invited to our Meet the Author gig, one of the pinnacle events of the Lyme Literary Festival which we’ve…

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Meet Our New Authors 14th February: book launch day

On 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…

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Dreaming the Moon, by Izzy Robertson

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…

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The #MOLP Judgemental Gallery

We are delighted to reveal a few behind the scenes images of some of our judges scoring the entries for the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize. Please click here to view the gallery and have a gentle peruse! More coming soon…

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Unveiling the Judges for the Magic Oxygen Literary Prize

We are beside ourselves with excitement and delighted to unveil the line up of judges for our literary prize. We have a unique blend of internationally acclaimed authors, poets, editors, producers, performers, publishers, environmental campaigners, a forestry expert and more from the UK, America, Australia, New Zealand and India. Please hop across to our dedicated page for the judges and wish them luck as they get their teeth into the entries this weekend!

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Our New Titles: Blind Cupid, by Max Brandt

Max Brandt lives in Devon with his wife Janie and started writing more years ago than he cares to remember. For 25 years he fronted a rock band and pens lyrics occasionally, but  more recently,  has contented himself writing several one-act plays and a full length drama called Dominion which will send shivers up your spine and naturally, we’ll be publishing it soon. His début title, Blind Cupid was written over ten years and was inspired by his…

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