Friday Update: Pandemic Book Launches
Pandemic Book Launches and Hot Off the Indie Press 01.05.20
In addition to Jim McLeod’s Pandemic Book Launch group on Facebook – go here for more infomation – Joe Mynhardt has set up a collaborative Facebook group for the independent presses: Hot Off the Indie Press. This one carries all sorts of posts from indie publishers to ‘promote sales, sales and opportunities for authors’ amongst other things, if you want to see what they’re up to and what’s available, check it out here.
If you buy, please also consider leaving reviews for the authors and even dropping them a line on twitter or their websites to have a chat with them about the book.
If you see that an announcement has been removed from the listing, don’t panic! Horror Tree uses a program which drip-feeds its posts across social media at defined intervals over the coming year so you will continue to receive publicity that way.
Important: I understand Amazon is preventing a number of publishers selling their work and are delisting them. Although I will continue to put amazon links here, I will make sure the publisher’s names are linked to their sites so you can go directly there and see if there is a different way of purchasing. Amazon doesn’t have to have it all its own way! If I haven’t got your site linked, send it to me and I’ll update; I’ve updated for those I could find.
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(Order the above now for delivery June.)
Walk in the Dark by G.A. Miller, pub 15th April, 2020. books2read.
A Death Dream in Isolation by Justin Park, pub Sinister Horror Company, 17th April, 2020.
Cult of the Gator God by Paul Lubaczewski, pub 50/50 Press, 28th April, 2020.
Black Shuck Books: – all 30th April.
The Adventures of Mr Polkington by Tina Rath. amazon.co.uk, no amazon.com as yet.
Till Human Voices Wake Us by C S Johnson, audiobook here.
Sabbath of the Fox-Devils by Sam Richard, pub Weirdpunk Books.
What Hell May Come by Rex Hurst, pub Crystal Lake Publishing, 12th June, 2020.
Future Releases (No Date Confirmed)
The Crying Forest by Venero Armanno, pub IFWG Publishing Australia.
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Stephanie Ellis writes dark speculative prose and poetry and has been published in a variety of magazines and anthologies. Her longer work includes the folk horror novels, The Five Turns of the Wheel and Reborn, and the novellas, Bottled and Paused. Her novel, The Woodcutter, is due for release via Brigids Gate Press in 2023. Her dark poetry has been published in her collections Lilith Rising (co-authored with Shane Douglas Keene), Foundlings (co-authored with Cindy O’Quinn) and Metallurgy, as well as the HWA Poetry Showcase Volumes VI, VII, VIII, and IX and Black Spot Books Under Her Skin. She can be found supporting indie authors at HorrorTree.com via the weekly Indie Bookshelf Releases. She is an active member of the HWA and can be found at https://stephanieellis.org, on Twitter at @el_stevie, Instagram stephanieellis7963 and also somewhere on Facebook.