Friday, 16 January 2015
Unfortunately, a long dose of seasonal bad health and equally lousy weather meant that we've not been up to much ourselves here at FWB lately. However, the New Year has brought renewed vigour and zeal for all things Wulfish!
We currently have a bunch of titles on offer for free on Amazon's Kindle - just search on our name (Fenriswulf Books) to catch the latest deals before they disappear, as they've been staggered over the past week.
We've just removed pretty much all of our back catalogue from Smashwords in order to focus totally on Kindle - apart from anything else, ebook availability elsewhere negates the ability to use the Amazon promo deals, which we've rather grown to like recently.
In more creative news, our epic Scottish satirical saga The Sword of Lochglen has come off the backburner and is now back in production, with work on Issue 4 well underway. It'll probably turn out to be FWB's final full-length graphic novel, so we're hoping to make it a good one...more info on that soon.
It's also interesting to note how the new regulations on VAT for ebooks has affected the pricing over the US and UK editions. A UK book may now cost £0.99, whereas before the basic price was £0.77. $0.99 was the standard tariff for US ebooks on the 35% royalty option, and now that has increased proportionately to $1.52 - meaning that a lot of those skinny little 'barely long enough to be called a short story' so-called ebooks out there are likely to be priced out of existence. The minimum pricing structure means, of course, that's there no difference between a 10-page ebook and a 500-page ebook, as both would fall under the same threshold for file size. I did always wonder about the viability of extremely short ebooks on the Kindle platform.
Anyway, hope 2015 turns out to be creative and exciting for all of you!
Wednesday, 26 November 2014
Chaz had always felt that the Mandrake anthology was forced out of circulation rather prematurely, due mainly to the close of the local Borders store, but also due to the start of the rise of the digital eBook. Now that Fenriswulf Books have almost totally abandoned print in favour of digital distribution, it's nice to see those pieces given another crack of the metaphorical whip.
Leper Messiah: A Pariah Messiah in Mandragoric Mollification is now on sale at Amazon, here.
Friday, 14 November 2014
Tuesday, 4 November 2014
But Marlowe's ghost refused to stay forgotten, and now he's returned...
A rowdy post-modern theatre group perform a short boisterous play in tribute to their deceased master playwright - the dark, angry and precocious genius known as Christopher ('Kit' to his friends) Marlowe - shot through with lashings of black humour and tragedy.
Now available on Amazon for Kindle, right here.
And from the 5th - 9th November inclusive only, it'll be free, too.
Monday, 29 September 2014
In any case, the 'Geekz' continue to poke fun at all things techie, geeky, weird, surreal and plain off the wall every week, at: 2Laugh.com
Saturday, 23 August 2014
Puns and mirth abound in this loving tribute to classic sci-fi television, starring lowbrow underground comic stars Arf & Mo as a myriad of intergalactic Time Lords, their companions and enemies, all courtesy of Mr Frank Bland.
US readers can download theirs here.
UK readers can reverse the polarity of their eBook readers here.
Recommended for mature sci-fi fans. Images (c) Frank Bland and Fenriswulf Books, 2014.
Wednesday, 13 August 2014
Following Amazon's open letter to KDP authors which we posted about recently, the BBC reported this by Monday afternoon.
Whose side are you on?
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