ghost moth press

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

Category: publishing

  • 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…