Category Archives: Dieselpunk

Cover Reveal: “Into The Valley”

COVER DESIGN AND ARTWORK BY DANIELLE DRAKE! “INTO THE VALLEY” IS THE TENTH STORY IN THE “FUTURIST MANIFESTO” SERIES. IT WILL BE RELEASED AS AN E-SHORT EARLY 2017, AND PUBLISHED IN VOLUME 2 OF “TALES FROM BEYOND TOMORROW” IN SUMMER … Continue reading

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Venice 1936: City of Reflections

This story was published in July 2016, so the excerpt is no longer available.     THE FULL STORY WILL BE PUBLISHED IN “TALES FROM BEYOND TOMORROW” VOLUME TWO, RELEASED IN MARCH 2017. VOLUME ONE, WITH TEN SIZZLING SLICES OF … Continue reading

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Excalibur News Spring 2016

Some snippets from the House of Ideas! The “Sword, Mirror, Jewel” page has been updated, please see the menu above … brand new Second Editions of “Moonlight, Murder & Machinery” and “Tales From Beyond Tomorrow Volume One” are on their … Continue reading

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Excalibur 2016: Books for the Year Ahead!

Happy New Year, readers of quality fiction! Today Excalibur celebrates its tenth release – “The Mists of Osorezan”, by Zoe Drake – and outlines its plans for the year ahead, as Phase One of the Excalibur Literary Universe comes to … Continue reading

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Fallen Angles

“Halt! Who goes there?” Captain Martin Blake pointed his revolver at the figures moving at the end of the trench. “Don’t shoot!” came a voice. “Don’t shoot! We’re from the War Office!” Blake kept his gun trained on the shadowy … Continue reading

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Jimmy Diamond and the Girl from Venus

Artwork by Deeno Kingston (whose site can be found here). EXCERPT FROM TALES FROM BEYOND TOMORROW, Volume One. Jimmy Diamond leaped onto his Vespa GX2000 scooter, kicked the antigrav engine into life, and rose into the skies above Hammersmith. He … Continue reading

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John Paul Catton: An Overview

At the mid-point of 2015, and with the first draft of “Voice of the Jewel” finished and clocking in at just under 100,000 words, I thought it was time for a look at where we’re at. The Sword, Mirror, Jewel … Continue reading

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December 2014 – “Dulce et Decorum est”

To commemorate the 1914 Christmas truce, the story “Dulce et Decorum est”, from Volume 1 of “Tales From Beyond Tomorrow!”, is free on Wattpad for the holiday season. To read it in its entirety, go HERE!

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Look Out – Here Comes Tomorrow!

Gods and Monsters from Japanese Mythology! Super-Heroes! Sword-wielding schoolgirls! Steampunk and Dieselpunk inventions! The latest two releases from Excalibur Books have got them all! Tales From Beyond Tomorrow – Volume One! This lavishly illustrated collection of short stories, novellas and … Continue reading

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Publishing News for 2014!

Happy New Year, Brave New World! Here’s the latest publishing news from Excalibur – the cutting edge of fiction! All six stories in the first series of “Futurist Manifesto” are now available as budget-price limited-edition collector’s item e-books. They will … Continue reading

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