Posted in LGBT, News, romance

Coming Soon: a Brand New Zine!

Many years ago I ran an online m/m romance magazine called Forbidden Fruit. Some of you might even go back far enough to remember it! It became quite successful in its own slightly naive way but it was also a ton of work, and after just over eight years I regretfully abandoned it.

Now, though, the wonders of modern technology – and the input of over fifteen of my fellow m/m romance authors – means I can put something similar together once more. New name, new contributors, new style, but hopefully the same blend of great short m/m fiction, reviews, articles, book news and general fun.

And it’s coming soon! Very soon, in fact, with the welcome post already in place and the first story due out tomorrow (Friday 12th August). New technology equates to a blog format rather than a standalone website which is so much easier to administrate. New contributors include the likes of Kaje Harper, Addison Albright, Anne Barwell, Jackie Keswick and Jay Mountney, to name just a few. And, er, me. Don’t say you haven’t been warned!

We’ll be introducing the entire team over the next few weeks and posting some amazing short stories, so why not hurtle over to the zine and bookmark it so you don’t miss out? You can find RoM/Mantic Reads right here. I hope you like it!

Posted in fiction, News, Writing

See the Elephant

This is the quirky name for what looks like a thoroughly quirky new magazine – See the Elephant from Metaphysical Circus Press.

The first issue hit the stands a few days ago, filled with fiction “with a metaphysical slant”.  Each issue seems to have a theme; the one in this was ‘transformation’.  Stories include sci-fi, magic realism, literary fiction, satire and folklore amongst other intriguing genres.

The cover art is fascinating and this looks like a really interesting addition to the world of online magazines.  You can get your copy at the Metaphysical Circus Press website here.