Jun 08, 2017
Local publisher Dan Grubb, founder of Fantastic Books Publishing will be speaking at next weekend's Beverley Folk Festival at the Words on the Westwood event on Sunday afternoon.
Jun 21, 2016
Elite Guru set to Burn the Midnight Oil June 21, 2016 Drew Wagar, author acclaimed for his Elite: Dangerous tie-in novel, Reclamation, has been snapped up by another of the big gaming communities.
Jun 10, 2016
Author John Scotcher has seen Christopher Flyte, the hero of his debut novel, The Boy in Winter's Grasp compared to the worldwide phenomenon that is Harry Potter. Indeed the parallels with JK Rowling's boy wizard are irresistible.
May 24, 2016
A science teacher at Walt Pilcher's high school once hurled a six-foot African spear in class destroying a bookcase and many books. "I took a simple lesson from this," Pilcher tells me.
Apr 19, 2016
Fantastic Books Publishing and the Yorkshire Wolds Railway join forces to uncover new talent and throw a spotlight on one of the country's most beautiful areas.
Dec 03, 2015
On Saturday afternoon 12th December, Cottingham will host a Christmas Fair with a difference.
Aug 16, 2015
Debut novelist Sue Knight wonders if Bill Bryson took his inspiration from her recently published novelette, Till They Dropped, when he said, “We used to build civilizations.
Aug 06, 2015
Alan Wakeman, writer, playwright, gay rights activist, the man who changed the way the world learns English and who gave us vegan cookery before we knew what vegan meant, has finally told the story of his own personal journey over eight incredible...
Nov 24, 2014
November this year saw the long-awaited launch of the new version of the space-trading game Elite: Dangerous. This event was 30 years in the making and a group of the games’ most ardent fans chose to mark the occasion in a very special way.
Jul 02, 2014
John Harper, author and engineer, just leapt from his day job with eco-homes to the stratosphere with the release of his debut novel Elite: And Here the Wheel.