Summer 2015

Guidelines have just been posted for the summer 2015 issue of Sein und Werden.

Mappa Mundi

Maps, maps, maps, maps, maps. It’s all about maps, folks.

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Sensorama from Eibonvale Press

Clockhouse London Writers

17th February 2015

Sensorama by Eibonvale Press.

Edited by Clockhouse London Writers’ Alan Ashley and featuring fellow Clockhousers, David Turnbull, David McGroarty and Gary Budgen.

Available from Eibonvale Press:


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It’s true

I’ve changed blog addresses again. The last one was confusing as it was still under the isms press title. This here be the new address.

Venus Rising



Bored with her life in a quiet, French coastal town and desperate for excitement, Emma sends out a prayer to the Angel of Happenings. When she meets Gabriel, an enigmatic Parisian photographer, her wish appears to have come true, until she finds herself drawn into an intimate world of erotic temptations, obsession and danger.

ANGEL---FIRST-EDITION (1)Angel of Everything
by Catherine D’Avis, translated from the French by Kenneth D. Fletcher. This short novel originally appeared in Paris (L’ange de toutes choses: 2012 Published under the pseudonymous initials “C.A.,” the controversial work received favorable reviews, as well as condemnation. Ms. D’Avis’s writing has been compared to the novelist Marguerite Duras.



catherine_d_sml Catherine D’Avis was born in Paris to French parents but grew up in the South-West of England. She studied dance at the Boston Conservatory and…

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Launch date of Sensorama: Stories of the Senses is 6th March 2015

Clockhouse London Writers

The launch date for the anthology “Sensorama: Stories of the Senses” has now been announced. The anthology is edited by Clockhouse London Writers founder Allen Ashley, and published by David Rix’s Eibonvale Press.

The anthology features stories by Clockhouse members Gary Budgen, David McGroarty and David Turnbull.

The launch will take place as part of the British Fantasy Society Open Night on the evening of Friday 6 March 2015. The venue is: The Blacksmith & the Toffeemaker pub, St. John’s Street, London, UK. In terms of transport: you are recommended to take the tube to Angel station (Northern Line). Timings are fluid – BFS nights usually run from about 6pm to 11pm. The official launch is likely to occur around about 8pm.

There will be hardback copies of the book available at the launch at a guide price of £15 on the night. There should also be cheaper paperback…

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Review of Artifice ONLINE

There has always been a reluctance to review web zines, especially if there is a print version available, albeit with different content. But huzzah, for the good people at Whispers of Wickedness have now started a column solely for reviewing online zines. Go here to read what Pete Tennant has to say:

Review of Sein und Werden 1, 3 – Collaboration

Here at Future Fire: