Blog Tour: Nothing Is As It Was

The Bandwagon is thrilled to participate in the Nothing Is As It Was blog tour. The Climate-Fiction Charity Anthology is published by Retreat West on 3 May and proceeds will go to charity. A collection of short stories and flash fictions on the theme of climate change from established and emerging authors who all care about our [...]

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Author Spotlight: Dan Jones

The Bandwagon presents Dan Jones, author of Man O'War, described as "a savage, electrifying SF debut that smashes together our greatest hopes and fears for emerging technology". Struggling jellyfisherman Dhiraj Om is praying for a good catch to make ends meet. So when a valuable pleasure robot called Naomi is caught in his nets, he senses [...]

Author Spotlight: Siobhan Clark

The Bandwagon presents Siobhan Clark, author of The Children of Midgard, an historical fiction novel based in the Viking era, and described as "a Norse saga by a woman for women". The year is 961 and King Harald Bluetooth of Denmark has his gaze firmly set on the Western Kingdoms of Norway where his nephew [...]

New Top Writer by Commaful

Commaful, a website for poetry, short stories, and fanfiction, recently announced a new writing contest open to writers of all skill levels. The contest is a great way to share some of your work and potentially win big! You can find the contest page here. It is 100% free to enter and there aren’t many [...]

Unrest: A film about chronic illness by Jennifer Brea

Jennifer Brea is an active Harvard PhD student about to marry the love of her life when suddenly her body starts failing her. Hoping to shed light on her strange symptoms, Jennifer grabs a camera and films the darkest moments unfolding before her eyes as she is derailed by M.E. (commonly known as Chronic Fatigue [...]

Jessica Bayliss jumps on The Bandwagon to talk about improving your writing

Jessica Bayliss is a fiction author with a Ph.D. in clinical psychology who loves all things reading and writing. Her work crosses genres including romance, urban fantasy, and horror. Although it's typically advisable to focus on one audience, Jessica just can't seem to settle down; she writes Middle Grade, Young Adult, New Adult and (eh hem) [...]

S.N. Lemoing talks about the problem of finding a book cover

As an indie author, I have to do a lot of things by myself, and finding a good cover is one of our worst nightmares - unless you're skilled at graphic design. For those of us who aren’t, we have some solutions: pre-made covers which can be affordable, or attempting photomontage.  As I write about [...]