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Blog: Time Waits For No Morlock

Posted by Mark Cantrell on December 27, 2016 at 7:10 PM Comments comments (0)

  Read a book and make a dream come true


Where did all the time go? Mark Cantrell ponders the strange temporal reality in his novel Silas Morlock...


REMEMBER what Eins...

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News: Science Lays The Foundations For Silas Morlock's Macabre City

Posted by Mark Cantrell on December 3, 2016 at 9:20 AM Comments comments (0)

 Could Genetically Modified Bacteria Grow The Cities Of Tomorrow?

 

Researchers are looking to use genetically modified bacteria to grow the foundations for new buildings. It's like something straight...

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BLOG: One Boozy Night In The Earth City

Posted by Mark Cantrell on June 20, 2016 at 6:15 AM Comments comments (0)

The shadow whispered its name

How did the world city in the macabre urban horror, Silas Morlock get its name? The novel's author, Mark Cantrell, reveals all. Yes, there was alcohol...

 

ONE night back...

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BLOG: Yes, I Dabbled

Posted by Mark Cantrell on March 28, 2015 at 7:55 AM Comments comments (0)

Silas makes his Mark

Mark Cantrell Interviewed on The Dabbler


"When that first rush of inspiration gives me the idea for a new story has got to be the best part of it all. It really is a rush when...

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#SilasMorlock: Dare You Venture Where Bradbury Feared To Tread?

Posted by Mark Cantrell on December 30, 2014 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

Silas Morlock presents a dark story of redemption in homage to the power of literature

Mark Cantrell explores some of the themes contained in his macabre urban fantasy novel, Silas Morlock, published in paperback and digital editions by Inspire...

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NEWS: Inspired Quill offers BitLit bundling on Silas Morlock

Posted by Mark Cantrell on December 14, 2014 at 8:15 AM Comments comments (0)

Bundle up for a great deal on fiction

 

HERE'S a nifty bit of news from the publisher of my novel, Silas Morlock. Inspired Quill (IQ) has teamed up with the makers of the mobile app BitLit to bundle its...

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NEWS: Inspired Quill @ Loncon3

Posted by Mark Cantrell on August 15, 2014 at 2:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Catch my draft: Silas meets LonCon3

Down with the crew from Inspired Quill



Sadly, I wasn't able to attend this year's LonCon3 event currently being held at the ExCel exhibition centre in East London, but fortunately S...

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BLOG: Reflections On Silas

Posted by Mark Cantrell on January 3, 2014 at 1:20 PM Comments comments (0)

The darkest dreams are made for real

Nightmares are the stuff of fiction. Mark Cantrell ponders the realisation of the dark vision that is his novel SILAS MORLOCK

Time flies. It doesn't seem that long ago...

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MEDIA: Get The Goods On Silas

Posted by Mark Cantrell on December 14, 2013 at 12:20 PM Comments comments (0)

RELEASE NOTES

SILAS MORLOCK

You'll never look at a book in quite the same way again…

 

Out in paperback and digital editions from Inspired Quill

 

ST...

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MEDIA: Silas Morlock Has Arrived

Posted by Mark Cantrell on December 10, 2013 at 8:50 AM Comments comments (0)

PRESS RELEASE

Hartshill author's horror debut casts a chilling shadow over Christmas

Silas Morlock

STOKE-ON-TRENT, 8 December 2013: Local author Mark Cantrell has made his paperback debut with the publication of his novel...

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UPDATE: Shaping Silas

Posted by Mark Cantrell on July 16, 2012 at 4:05 AM Comments comments (0)

Silas Morlock takes a step

towards completion

So we step closer to the shadows of a dark future, as envisioned in my dystopian urban fantasy, Silas Morlock, with the news that the first stage of the editing proc...

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BLOG: R.I.P. Ray Bradbury 1920-2012

Posted by Mark Cantrell on June 7, 2012 at 3:05 PM Comments comments (0)

Every burned book enlightens the world

Following the death of author Ray Bradbury at the age of 91, Mark Cantrell laments that he won't be around for the publication of a novel that pays tribute to his best-known work, Fahrenheit 451

ONE might say that my tribute to the author Ray Bradbury make its appearance later this year, when my novel Silas Morlock is published, a good few months after the author passed away.

 

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