Category Archives: Literature

Excalibur meets the World People Project

Excalibur Books is proud to announce that next week, we will be taking part in a collaboration with the above mentioned web site! For more details – GO HERE!  The Editors.  

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Japan Writer’s Conference 2017

The Japan Writers Conference will return to Tokyo this year at the Ekoda campus of Nihon University College of Art, October 8 & 9, 2017. This will be on Sunday and Monday – Monday being “Health and Sports Day,” a … Continue reading

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Aspects of Steampunk # 2: The Eiffel Tower

Ah, the symbol of Paris, and even France itself! The Eiffel Tower is the most popular human-made monument in the world, with approximately seven million visitors every year (almost 250 million people have visited it since it first opened). It … Continue reading

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For news of exclusives promotions, features, contests and giveaways in YA Fantasy, Alternative-History Science Fiction, Supernatural Thrillers, Japan-based Horror, Bizarro Rock Mysteries, join the mailing list! Just send an email to John Paul Catton and Jacob Smith at albionjpc@jcom.home.ne.jp with … Continue reading

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Mailing List Now Available!

Excalibur Books now has a mailing list service available! If you would like to receive advance news of releases, contests, and giveaways before it’s released to the public, then join the mailing list by sending an email to albionjpc@jcom.home.ne.jp! Just … Continue reading

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Preview: “A Coffin Full of Stars”

this is the opening chapter from “A Coffin Full of Stars”, the ninth story in the Futurist Manifesto series. For more information about Futurist Manifesto, go here.  The hotel room was silent, apart from the buzzing of flies at the window, … Continue reading

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Paperback Launch Competition Results!

Excalibur Books is delighted to announce the results of the “Voice of the Jewel” Paperback launch Contest! 5th Prize – An ebook copy of “The Unofficial Guide to Japanese Mythology”, the companion book to the SMJ trilogy – Jennifer. 4 … Continue reading

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5th Prize: “The Unofficial Guide to Japanese Mythology” ebook

ABOVE: One of the Kappa statues from the streets of Kappabashi. The fifth prize in the “Voice of the Jewel” Paperback Launch Competition is a copy of the “Unofficial Guide to Japanese Mythology” ebook! What do J. K. Rowling, Stephen … Continue reading

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Jimmy Diamond and the Girl from Venus

  FREE DOWNLOAD this weekend! An Atompunk novelette taken from the collection “Tales From Beyond Tomorrow” Volume 1! SYNOPSIS: London, 1965. The city is a swinging, futuristic metropolis filled with Mods, Rockers, robots, moon rockets, laser pistols and flying scooters. Jimmy Diamond … Continue reading

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“Voice of the Jewel” Paperback Launch Competition & Giveaway!

    Welcome to the Voice of the Jewel paperback launch competition and giveaway! This online event will be held from now until February 26th, to officially launch the paperback edition of the grand finale of the “Sword, Mirror, Jewel” … Continue reading

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