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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We Need Your Help to Help Others!

Sorry I’m late – in fact, I’m very conscious that I’m so late this week it’s nearly next week . . . It started because we had a couple of really urgent non-moveable deadlines (those are the ones where if I don’t get my act together we’re going to have …

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Mammoth #SkyscraperThroneReRead: Part 6

We’re back with our Mammoth #SkyscraperThroneReRead, this week looking at chapters 21-24 of Tom Pollock’s The City’s Son. This week the re-read was completed by @brightsuzaku at Brightsuzaku’s LiveJournal. To run up to speed quickly, Pen learns that Beth is missing, and joins up with Paul Bradley (Beth’s dad) to look for …

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Mammoth #SkyscraperThroneReRead: Part 5

This week @Paul_J_P_W brings your Part 5 of our Mammoth #SkyscraperThroneReRead, looking at chapters 17-20 of Tom Pollock’s The City’s Son. Don’t forget to check it out on Pip’s Book Reviews and let us know what you think of the chapters with #SkyscraperThroneReRead. Quick recap of where the story is …

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Mammoth #SkyscraperThroneReRead: Part 4

This week the lovely @maureenkspeller brings your Part 4 of our Mammoth #SkyscraperThroneReRead which looks at chapters 13-16 of Tom Pollock’s The City’s Son. Don’t forget to check it out over on her blog here and let us know what you think of the chapters with #SkyscraperThroneReRead. The story so …

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Mammoth #SkyscraperThroneReRead: Part 3

This week, courtesy of the lovely Lisa @effingrainbow, we have the third part of the Skyscraper Throne reread, in other words, chapters 9-12 of The City’s Son. Don’t forget to check it out over on her blog here and follow @jofletcherbooks on Twitter to let us know what you think of the …

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Mammoth Skyscraper Throne Read-Through: Part 2

With the concluding part of the Skyscraper Throne trilogy, Our Lady of the Streets, hitting shelves in August we decided to do a Jo Fletcher Books first and conduct a complete re-read of the series so far. Last week we looked at chapters 1-4 and this week we delve deeper …

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Mammoth Skyscraper Throne Read-Through: Part 1

Yes, readers, in August the final book in the Skyscraper Throne trilogy, Our Lady of the Streets, will be published, and to get ready for it we’ll be reading through the entire series so far – that’s both The City’s Son and The Glass Republic – in a countdown to …

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On Authors Who Change Ship Mid-Stream…

I have a busy week ahead of me as I start the process of putting a potential new JFB author through the publishing and acquisitions meetings. I won’t bore you by repeating the process – you know how it all works now – but I tell you this so you’ll …

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