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Ghost Moth Press are an independent publisher of speculative fiction in Scotland

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  • Under the Moon up for a BFA!

    Under the Moon up for a BFA!

    We’re so happy to announce that Under the Moon: Collected Speculative Fiction by E.M. Faulds is shortlisted for a 2023 British Fantasy Award for Best Collection! Many thanks to everyone who voted. Your support is appreciated more than you could imagine. 💕 At the same time, Cat Hellisen is also up for a British Fantasy…

  • BSFA eligibility for Ghost Moth Authors

    What are the BSFAs? Every year, the British Science Fiction Association (or BSFA) give awards for speculative fiction, poetry, art and more. Prizes are given at the annual awards ceremony, usually during their annual convention, Eastercon. 2023’s Eastercon is named “Conversation” and will be taking place in Birmingham, UK. Our authors have some eligible works…

  • Filter words

    Filter words

    – what are they & why should you remove them from your manuscript? Should you erase filter words from your story? This is a subjective question, but one you should be thinking about. First off, what does the term “filter words” mean? This term can sometimes sound confusing. What are you filtering, and how? Simply…

  • Comp titles – who needs them?

    What is a comp? They are “simply” a couple of other titles or authors that you can compare your own book with. So, when you see a book marketed as, for example, “A Long Way to a Small, Angry Planet meets Consider Phlebas” – that’s a comp. Or, “The Wind in the Willows as written…