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Geekiness Ahoy

 With the Geek Mook launch less than twenty four hours away, we’re happy to be able to provide an update on the lineup. It looks like it’s going to be a great night, and we hope you’ll be able to join us and Matthew at the event. Comedian Ben McKenzie will be MCing the night, …

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Call for Stories: Hot Blood

MLR Press is calling for Vampire short stories. Got one you want to tell? Send it in! What can be hotter than a cold-blooded warrior using his weapons of choice – blade, brain, fang?  A vampire out fighting every night for…love? Does he weld his brain or his brawn? Show us some fang! Submissions should: …

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Get Your Geek On!

Calling all geeks and lovers of geekery! Matthew’s first foray into the realms of non-fiction writing will be launched as part of Vignette Press‘ Geek Mook launch on Friday the 13th of July. For everyone who doesn’t know, Vignette Press is and Independent publishers sepcialising in Mooks, which are a hyrbid of magazine and book. …

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On Designing Book Covers: How the Professionals do it.

Chip Kidd

In today’s installment of Things You Should Know As A Writer, we bring you a talk by Chip Kidd, Graphic Designer at Alfred A. Knopf and responsible for book covers like Michael Crichton’s Jurassic Park. Brought to you by the fantastic TED series of talks, we hope you enjoy it.

So You Want To Write Man on Man Erotic Romance

Kris Jacen, Senior Editor at MLR

One of the questions that Matthew always gets asked is ‘How did you get published’, to which his typical response is ‘Well I submitted my manuscript and eventually they said yes’. The follow up question is often ‘How do you know when your manuscript is ready for submission?’ and his unfortunately, his typical response so …

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Call for Queer Fiction: banQuetpress 2013

banQuetpress Anthology: Men 2012

Our fantastic friends at banQuetpress are searching for stories and artwork for their Men’s and Women’s 2013 Anthologies. They’re also looking for cover art. banQuetpress is Australia’s only dedicated queer publishing house and if you have a short story, poem or piece of art you’d like to see in print, I highly advise sending them …

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Marriage Equality Inquiry Extended

The House of Representatives has quietly extended the deadline for it’s public submissions for it’s Marriage Equality Inquiry until the 20th of April 2012. This means that if you haven’t already submitted your views on Marriage Equality, you should take their survey here. If you’re wondering what sort of things you might want to say, …

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Christmas Memories is now out!

Christmas Memories Cover Art

So the follow up to The Secret of Talmor Manor, Christmas Memories, is now out over at MLR Press! It’s a stocking stuffer steal at $1.99, so head over and pick it up and find out how Jake and Nathaniel coped with their first holiday together. Buy link: eBook, MLR Press, $1.99 If you need …

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Support NaNoWriMo–Buy a Book!

Mr Perfect on Smashwords

In support of NaNoWriMo, Matthew Lang will be donating $1 from every Mr Perfect ebook sold via Smashwords to The Office of Letters and Light from now until the end of November! So head over to Smashwords, get your copy today, and let’s raise some money for the novelling cause!