Category Archives: Weird World War

December 1940: The Elements of War

Frankie was ten years old when his father told him about the Curse of the Pharaohs. Francis Wilfred Cooper was born in Norwich in 1914, and his earliest childhood memory was watching the men come back from France after the … 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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“There were Angels Dining at the Ritz …”

“The Elements of War”, a tale of love and magic amidst the horrors of the London Blitz, is the third story in the “Futurist Manifesto” series … … and it’s available here.

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