The JFB Christmas Advent Day 12 – It’s competition time!

So, today is Friday, and as it is Friday, we thought we’d give you lovely people the chance to win a little book prize. I say little; it’s actually you know, fairly good . . . To be in with the chance to win the books pictured here – The Best …

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Editing Nightmares and Editing Dreams

This Friday will mark the start of FantasyCon 2014. For those of you who are unaware of what this is, it is the annual convention run by the British Fantasy Society. This year we’ll be in York along with Guests of Honour Kate Elliott, Charlaine Harris, Toby Whithouse and Larry …

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This week’s busy social whirl

There’s so much going on at JFB right now that I hardly know where to start. If you’ve been paying attention, you’ll already have seen Morag Kristjansson’s excellent Viking cupcakes (made with her own fair hands) to facilitate the launch of Snorri’s Blood will Follow and the paperback of Swords …

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Voting in the Hugos

Are you attending Loncon in August 2014? The first time the World Science Fiction convention has been held in Britain for 49 years? If not why not?! If you are, you are eligible to vote/nominate in the Hugo Awards. At some point you will have been sent an email giving …

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The Importance of Making a Point

I forgot . . . I’m meant to be doing a blog today. I haven’t even thought about it, which means my brain is coming up with something like: In my absence last week, many things happened here at JFB towers, including the extremely exciting acquisition of one The City …

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