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Announcing… Grave Warnings

grave-warnings-front-cover-jack-drewell-nov-2016Five windows into Hell, five doorways into Damnation.

From Pencil Tip Publishing comes Grave Warnings, an anthology featuring five upcoming authors of the strange and weird. Journey into the eerie emptiness of the Australian outback, where a researcher gets too close to the insects he’s cataloguing. Travel back to the blood drenched streets of Paris during the Great Terror, where ghosts haunt the survivors. A haunted house lays claim to fresh victims, while a strange new housemate worms his way into his landlord’s life. While a deceased estate in Victorian England brings nightmares to those linked to it.

Grave Warnings features stories from: Sarah Parry, Hamish Crawford, Jodie van de Wetering, Craig Charlesworth and Hannah Parry.

Edited by Bob Furnell, Robert Mammone & Jez Strickley
Cover designed by Jack Drewell

Coming Winter 2016

TTL2 Thank You’s

Thank you to those of you who submitted Temporal Logbook II story proposals for the TTL2 Editorial team to read and assess. We were completely overwhelmed by the response and sheer number of proposals we received. We very much appreciate the time and energy each of you put into your proposals.

As of today (October 1), all of you who submitted proposals will have heard from us whether your story idea was accepted or not for publication – this includes those writers who’s stories have been chosen for publication. (If you haven’t received an email from us, please make sure you check your spam and/or junk mail folders as our response may have been delivered there by mistake.)

Over the next few weeks we’ll be doing some work behind the scenes. Once that’s completed, we hope to reveal the official line-up for volume two. Publication for volume two is schedule for 2017.

Once again, thank you to all of you.

TTL2 Editorial Team

TTL2 Rejection Letters

The first batch of rejection letters have now gone out today to individuals who submitted story proposals for the forthcoming Temporal Logbook II.  Over the next several weeks we will be sending email’s to each person who submitted a proposal regarding the status of their proposal (this includes stories not being used, and those being used).

Please note that if you have not received a rejection letter as of yet, this could mean that:

  1. we have not yet sent one out to you
  2. we have not yet assessed your story
  3. or, your story may likely have been accepted for inclusion

This process will likely take sometime to complete, but we are hoping to have contacted everyone by the end of September/early October.  In the meantime, please do not contact Pencil Tip if you have not yet heard from us.  We will advise when all correspondence has been sent out.

Thank you.

Update on Temporal Logbook II Project

Greetings all. Thought we’d post a quick update regarding the status of the TTL2 story proposal reviews. Unfortunately this is taking longer than expected. We received quite a large number of submissions – more than what was expected – and combined with other projects in progress at the same time, sadly, we’re somewhat behind in our assessments.

The reality for the majority of those of us involved with PTP is that this is not our regular 9-5 employment. Each of us have other outside commitments such as a regular day job, spouses/partners, families, etc. Sadly there is only so many hours in the day. Much of what each of us do for PTP is done in our spare personal time.

While this may seem like an excuse to you our humble readers and contributors, but we wanted to explain things so that there are no misunderstandings. We appreciate your interest in the Temporal Logbook II and look forward to your continued support. We are addressing the backlog as quickly as we can. In the meantime, we apologize for this inconvenience, and hope you will understand and bare with us while we try and clear the backlog of assessments. We will be in touch as soon as we can.

Thank you.

Submissions Day Thank You

Thank you to all of you who submitted story proposals for Temporal Logbook II on our Open Submissions Day.  The day was a roaring success and we received far more submissions than we had anticipated.  We’ll be reading every submission over the next few days.  Due to the large number of submissions we have to read through, please note that this may take a while to complete.  Not to worry, we will be in touch with each of you as soon as we can.  Thanks.