Gibbous House: A novel published by Unbound

Finally published by Unbound, distributed by Penguin Random House


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Gibbous House PUBLISHED!!!!!

Posted by Ewan on February 16, 2017 at 4:55 AM Comments comments (42)

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Just over one month ago Gibbous House was finally published. Finally it is available in good bookshops and on" target="_blank" rel="nofollow"> Amaz...

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Unavoidable Delay!

Posted by Ewan on July 23, 2014 at 12:45 PM Comments comments (0)

A more propitious date. The 31st day of July will see the opportunity to ensure the publication of Gibbous House via Unbound, a crowdfunding venture publisher, has a candidate on the Man Booker long list for 2014. The Wake by Paul Kingsnorth

Who knows, pledge for Gibbous House from 31st July and you could see it up for an equally prestigious prize - and your name will be right there in the book as someone w...

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Posted by Ewan on July 14, 2014 at 10:30 AM Comments comments (0)

Unbound Books and ABCTales have joined forces to crowdfund Gibbous House, you can pledge here!!!


News? What News?

Posted by Ewan on June 26, 2014 at 2:45 AM Comments comments (0)

Hmm... crowd-funding video shot. Time for more waiting, this is normal, Sir, we thank you for your patience.

In the meantime at least a short story has won a prize


Posted by Ewan on May 26, 2014 at 5:55 PM Comments comments (0)

the news is that maybe there will soon be some news.....:)

A desperate throw of the die...

Posted by Ewan on September 26, 2012 at 4:40 AM Comments comments (0)

Sent off to a reputable competition, won't say which one as entries must be strictly anonymous.... we'll see how it goes.

Speaking of rejection...

Posted by Ewan on August 15, 2012 at 9:15 AM Comments comments (1)

A fellow writer, Rachel Dunlop,  has this to say on onee of Etherbooks writers community pages on facebook:

The way I look at it, whoever you are submitting to will get plenty of submissions that are great stories, well written. So they have to decide between them somehow. They will always judge your work in context with their other submissions. They will almost always be looking for a particular style, or subject matter. And if they are putting together an anthology, or a mag...

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Reading the extract from Gibbous House...

Posted by Ewan on August 10, 2012 at 3:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Chapters One to Thirteen will be on line. Since allows 10 free pages per site, Chapters Four to Thirteen can be found here


Posted by Ewan on August 9, 2012 at 6:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Is something we all have to get used to, the following are some that I have received. These are nice people, they reply. So in the spirit of saying thank you the following are their rejections of various bits and pieces...:lol:



Thank you for your submission to Transmission Issue#10.


This time around we received over 300 submissions and the competition

was especially fierce. After much careful deliberation, we are...

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Three short stories

Posted by Ewan on August 8, 2012 at 8:55 AM Comments comments (0)

I've been trying to get Gibbous House published so long, that I've even started writing short stories featuring the novel itself or even the main character... I expect you'll think me quite crazy. I'm waiting for the day when someone tells me the stories are better than the book.