'TWAS - The Roleplaying Game Before Christmas
Just a quick update to let you know that 'TWAS - The Roleplaying Game Before Christmas is now live on Kickstarter.
Of course, the more people who get to hear... Read more
New from ACE Gamebooks Roleplay, 'TWAS - The Roleplaying Game Before Christmas
Inspired by the ACE Gamebook 'TWAS - The Krampus Night Before Christmas, ACE Gamebooks Roleplaybrings you a darkly festive traditional tabletop RPG. To find out more, click on... Read more
'TWAS - The Krampus Night Before Christmas concludes on Kickstarter today
As you're someone who has already backed another of my ACE Gamebooks Kickstarters, I thought I'd just let you know that 'TWAS - The Krampus Night Before Christmasconcludes on... Read more
Happy New Year! Happy New Nightmare?
First of all, Happy New Year!
Second of all - and not Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland-related, so feel free to ignore this update - my fifth ACE Gamebookis... Read more
Alice's Nightmare in 2018
To be honest, 2018 hasn't been a nightmare year for Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland. In fact, it's been quite the opposite. My first ACE Gamebookis now available in three... Read more
Alice im Essen
Alice im Düsterland is at Spiel 2018 on the Mantikore-Verlag stand, and in a very smart hardback edition too!
In other gamebook-related news, Beowulf Beastslayer is into its final 5... Read more
Beowulf Beastslayer, the next ACE Gamebook, is now funding on Kickstarter
This update doesn't relate to Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland, but it does relate to my latest ACE Gamebook, Beowulf Beastslayer, so may be of interest to you as... Read more
Beowulf's Nightmare in the Land of the Danes
As someone who backed my first ACE Gamebooks Kickstarter, I thought you might like to hear about my next ACE Gamebooks project.
Beowulf Beastslayer launches on Kickstarter on Monday 1st... Read more
Three years ago...
The original title of this update was 'Three years ago today...' but I ran out of time on Friday, which was when this update was going to be posted, as... Read more
Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland back in print!
When you run a Kickstarter project, you hope that whatever is produced might have a life beyond the Kickstarter, but you never know.
Fortunately, Alice's Nightmare in Wonderlandproved so... Read more
Stretch Goals announced for NEVERLAND - Here Be Monsters!
My third ACE Gamebook NEVERLAND - Here Be Monsters! has surpassed its funding goal on Kickstarter and stretch goals for the project have been announced. To find out more, click... Read more
5 days to go until NEVERLAND - Here Be Monsters! makes land!
There are just 5 days left to go for the NEVERLAND - Here Be Monsters! Kickstarter and just under £1,000 to go until we hit the funding goal.
Thank... Read more
NEVERLAND - Here Be Monsters! has one week left to run on Kickstarter
Not an update about Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland, so feel free to ignore it, but I would appreciate your help...
NEVERLAND - Here Be Monsters! has one week... Read more
NEVERLAND - Here Be Monsters! is funding now on Kickstarter
Just to let you know that NEVERLAND - Here Be Monsters! is one week into its four-week funding period, so there's still plenty of time to join the fun.
Maybe... Read more
Through the Looking-Glass And The Horrors Alice Found There
Alice is back in Wonderland and it's just as nightmarish as it was the first time around! That's right, Kev Crossley has produced another 24 unique drawings, inspired by the ... Read more
YOU ARE THE HERO Part 2
This update has nothing to do with Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland, so please feel free to ignore it, but as someone who has an interest in adventure gamebooks, it... Read more
Alice's Nightmare in Sharkland
Just imagine it, Alice's Adventures in Wonderlandre-told with a cast of sharks... But I digress. The reason I am posting this update today is to tell you about my... Read more
It's All Hallows' Eve, and what better way is there to get you in a suitably macabre mood than by dipping into your favourite nightmarish adventure gamebook?
And this Hallowe'en... Read more
The Wicked Wizard of Oz needs YOU!
Again, not Alice's Nightmare related, so feel free to ignore this...
Still here? Great!
It was thanks to your support, and that of others like you, that Alice's Nightmare in... Read more
The Wicked Wizard of Oz is live on Kickstarter!
Not an update about Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland(so feel free to ignore and delete this) but it is about something which may well be of interest to... Read more
Kickstarter kindly emailed me to let me know that a year ago today Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland funded, and that's thanks to you! And what a year it's been!
Working with... Read more
"Oh my ears and whiskers!"
The Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland Colouring Book has taken the United States by storm, consistently appearing within the Top Ten in Papercrafts on Amazon.com and peaking at #62 in Books.
Obviously... Read more
Through The Looking-Glass
A concave distorting mirror, formerly the property of Rev. Dodgson of Christ Church College Oxford, dating from the Nineteenth Century is up for auction tomorrow at Bonhams in London.
Anyone... Read more
Through the Looking-Glass - Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland at the Eastbourne Steampunk Event
I went to the seaside yesterday but didn't even see the sea because I was attending Eastbourne's inaugural steampunk event, Through the Looking-Glass, at the Winter Garden (which was... Read more
Through the Looking-Glass
This Easter Saturday (26th March 2016) I shall be attending the steampunk event Through the Looking Glass at the Winter Gardens in Eastbourne, and selling copies of my steampunk books,... Read more
Alice's Nightmare re-imagined and a plea from the Author
As well as enjoying Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland, adult colouring enthusiasts have also been enjoying Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland Colouring Book. Not only have they been posting their... Read more
Shakespeare Vs Cthulhu has just two weeks left to go on Kickstarter
Not a post about Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland, so feel free to look away now and delete this message...
Still here? Great!
I know that many of you have... Read more
Happy New Year from Wonderland!
I hope you've all been enjoying your copies of Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland over Christmas and New Year.
If you have, I would just ask that you post a brief... Read more
Happy Christmas from Wonderland!
This is going to be the last update of the year, and it's one that comes with mixed news.
The good news is that we made our December deadline for... Read more
Alice, Amazon, Pop-up Shops and Shakespearean Cthulhu
Twenty weeks ago today the Alice's Nightmare in WonderlandKickstarter funded. Since then the book has been written, illustrated, printed, and has even started to reach some backers' hands. I... Read more
Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland will soon be your nightmare too...
That's right, backer copies of Alice's Nightmare in Wonderlandare going out today, with just a few going in the post tomorrow. This includes the regular paperback edition, the limited... Read more
ARUs All Rolled Up
On Saturday I went to Dragonmeet where I collect the Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland Kickstarter ARUs from Fil Baldowski of All Rolled Up - and a very splendid job she's done... Read more
Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland
It's five months to the day since the Alice's Nightmare in WonderlandKickstarter launched, which means it's four months since the project funded and I started writing. And although we've... Read more
"Oh my ears and whiskers, how late it's getting!"
Okay, so do you want the good news or the bad news?
Let's get the bad news out of the way first. Unfortunately, due to a problem with the printers... Read more
Check your delivery address
Can you believe it's sixteen weeks since Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland funded on Kickstarter? And in that time we've produced a brand new, fully illustrated gamebook from scratch.
And do... Read more
The Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland Colouring Book
Available to pre-order from Snowbooks now, and shipping on its publication date on Tuesday 1 December 2015, is this...
Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland Colouring Bookis a spin-off title from... Read more
"Oh dear! Oh dear! I shall be too late!"
Don't be like the White Rabbit and leave it too late to order your extra packs of Alice's Nightmare in Wonderlandplaying cards (which, it has to be said, would... Read more
"You're nothing but a pack of cards!"
You've received plenty of updates recently about the status of Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland, but very little about the various Kickstarter rewards.
Well, you'll be pleased to hear that... Read more
"What is the use of a book without pictures or conversations?"
Well, Alice's Nightmare in Wonderlandfeatures plenty of the latter, and a fair few of the former, courtesy of the very talented Mr Kev Crossley. In fact, one of Kev's... Read more
"A rose by any other name"
Thirteen weeks since this Kickstarter funded, Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland is finished! Yesterday I completed the final proof check and today the book is winging its way to the printers.... Read more
The Warlock of Firetop Mountain is live on Kickstarter now!
Not a post related to Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland, but one that fans of adventure gamebooks and chooseable path books will want to hear about I am sure.
That's right,... Read more
Another Milestone Reached
That's right, I've just finished proof-reading Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland, and what a job it was too!
In other news all the artwork is now finished, the Humpty Dumpty... Read more
"O frabjous day! Callooh! Callay!"
"He chortled in his joy."
That's right, you may have already guessed from the title of this update, but in case you haven't, I have finished the manuscript for Alice's Nightmare in... Read more
Don't delay, respond today!
Thank you to everyone who has already completed their backer surveys. This update isn't addressed to you.
I'm talking to those people who haven't completed their backer surveys... Read more
“Go on till you come to the end: then stop.”
Today's big news is that Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland is finished!
Can I get a Whoop?
The Dodo level backers should have all received a link tonight, inviting... Read more
"Of shoes, and ships, and sealing-wax..."
Or, to put it another way, surveys, add-ons, and other crowdfunding projects.
What's this? Another update already? But it's only Wednesday!
I thought it worth letting you know that all... Read more
It's Monday, which means it's update time!
Just a quick one tonight.
First of all, I am very close to finishing the second draft of the book, which means it won't be long before the third draft... Read more
"We're all mad here!"
This weekend I took part in Weekend at the Asylum, the annual Steampunk festival that takes place in Lincoln. This was the biggest one yet, with over 2,000 retro-futurists... Read more
Turn to 400
It's Monday, so it must be time for another update...
Today I passed section 400 of Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland. Yes, you read that correctly - passed. Not reached... Read more
"Thus grew the tale of Wonderland"
Greetings, one and all, and apologies for not sending out this update earlier to say thank you for helping Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland fund (and then some) on Kickstarter.
I... Read more
It's the final countdown!
There may be less than 16 hours to go on the Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland Kickstarter but it's never too late to introduce a new add-on!
If you would like... Read more
36 hours to go
As of writing this update, there are barely 36 hours to go until Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland finishes its run on Kickstarter.
If you've been considering upping your pledge or... Read more
Through the Funding Threshold and What Alice Found There
Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland now has less than 5 days left to run, so I thought it about time I addressed the subject of Stretch Goalsand let you know... Read more
Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland has funded!
I am delighted to be able to report that at 10.20am BST this morning, Alice's Nightmare in Wonderlandpassed its funding threshold. Since then yet more backers have joined us... Read more
YOU ARE THE HERO makes the shortlist for the British Fantasy Awards 2015!
Having spent the day exploring the land of the Vikings, I was delighted to return to the Information Age this evening to discover that YOU ARE THE HERO - A... Read more
Three-quarters of the way there!
Quite a lot has happened in the last 12 hours.
First of all, ALICE'S NIGHTMARE IN WONDERLANDwas selected to be a Staff Pick on Kickstarter, meaning that it appears... Read more
Please feel free to share the above image with all and sundry via social media. If you do, don't forget the all important link to the Kickstarter page:... Read more
“You’re nothing but a pack of cards!” (And dice.)
One of the unusual things about the forthcoming Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland adventure gamebook is that it can be played using either dice or playing cards. I mean, it's Alice... Read more
Following in the footsteps of Tenniel
I am very excited to be able to announce that the artist who will be illustrating Alice's Nightmare in Wonderland is the very talented, zombie wrangler... Kev Crossley!
Kev will be best... Read more
We're halfway down the rabbit-hole!
Thanks to all those who have already backed ALICE'S NIGHTMARE IN WONDERLAND, as of writing we are halfway to our target total, and the Kickstarter's only been running for... Read more
Upgrading your Dodo
Hmm, that sounds like a cool Steampunk mini-game... Anyway...
I should have made it clear in my last update that the QUEEN OF HEARTS upgrade options also apply to the ... Read more
So the second day of the ALICE'S NIGHTMARE IN WONDERLANDKickstarter is over and we are already a third of the way to achieving funding! Thank you once again, to... Read more
One day in and we're already more than a quarter of the way there!
Thank you, to everyone who has backed ALICE'S NIGHTMARE IN WONDERLAND already. After only 24 hours, the project is 28% funded, which is amazing.
But we can't rest on our... Read more