Announcing: Her Name Was Red and Other Fantasy Tales

With no knowledge of her identity, the mysterious messenger known only as Red travels the land in search of her past. An urgent delivery puts her on the path to the secretive Gottsisle monastery, where she is captured by slavers.

She fights back to save her dark glass blade, the only connection to her forgotten past, and unwittingly awakens its dormant magic. Can Red control the power or will it control her?

Her Name is Red and Other Fantasy Tales brings together nine stories of magic, dragons, and wizards – all released from the imaginative mind of Jon Cronshaw.

Do you believe in magic?

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Announcing: The Gibson Continuum and Other Stories

In these ten short stories, ghosts of 1980s nostalgia haunt a young man searching for the essence of cyberpunk; sentient AIs respond to the death of the last human; a cleaner on Titan Orbiter becomes embroiled in a workers’ revolution; and a man figures out he can live forever by gaming subjective time.

Ranging from a portrait of a dystopian future where institutionalised cannibalism is commonplace to a post-Earth solar system where pirates fight against copyrighted seeds and unaffordable medicines, Jon Cronshaw’s poignant tales reflect on themes of technology, memory, love, and madness with startling imagination.

The Gibson Continuum and Other Stories is a thought-provoking collection examining what it means to be human — perfect for fans of William Gibson, Bruce Sterling, Samuel R. Delany, and Robert A. Heinlein.

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Announcing: Host and Other Post-Apocalyptic Stories

After the plagues came, humanity’s only means of survival was the hosts — but at what price?

This collection of three post-apocalyptic stories by Jon Cronshaw brings together dystopian tales of hope, horror and wonder.

In To Grip the Bright White Chains, an elderly drug dealer tries to bring hope to a hopeless world. But how will she protect the children from the drugs she sells?

In The Wizard of the Wastes, a travelling showman travels the wasteland, showing the wonders of ancient technology. How will a roadside settlement of superstitious people react to his magical extravaganza?

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I was a guest on the Self-Publishing Journeys podcast

I appeared on the January 16 episode Self-Publishing Journeys podcast to talk about the launch of my forthcoming novel Wizard of the Wasteland.

In the podcast I talked to Paul Teague about my launch strategy for the novel, my writing process and how I work as a severely visually impaired writer. I also spoke about my experience with the Ray Bradbury Challenge, and how inspiring it has been for my writing.

Read more at Self-Publishing Journeys.

Announcing: Addict of the Wasteland

The addict leads a desperate life, stealing and robbing to pay for his next fix.

When the addict arrives at a settlement to hawk some stolen books, its leader offer him something he did not expect: the chance to get clean.

The addict must resist the temptations of a world without hope and live under the strict rules of settlement. And even having help on his side may not be enough…

Addict of the Wasteland is a post-apocalyptic tale about finding hope and redemption against all odds.

Download Addict of the Wasteland to survive a twisted future today!

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#NaNoWriMo diary – week three

Throughout the month of November, I’ll be writing my novel Wizard of the Wasteland as part of National Novel Writing Month.

I’m not quite up to where I would have hoped and am around 2,000 words behind owing to real life stuff getting in the way!

#NaNoWriMo diary – week two

Throughout the month of November, I’ll be writing my novel Wizard of the Wasteland as part of National Novel Writing Month.

I’ve msnaged to reach my target of 25,000 words for this point in the process, meaning that I’ll hopefully reach my 50,000-word target by November 30.

I’ve recently set up a Facebook page – please help to spread the word by liking the page and please feel free to ask any questions about Wizard of the Wasteland.