The Cosplay Journal Vol 2 – OUT NOW!

The Cosplay Journal Vol 2 Cover FixThe Cosplay Journal is a coffee table publication, focusing on the Diversity and Craft of cosplay. We show that anyone from any walk of life can get involved in cosplay, and that we are all capable of learning new skills, creating amazing things and bringing joy into our own and other people’s lives through the art of costume making.

The second volume features “Craft Focus” articles on Sewing, Photography and Armour, as well as interviews with Vicky Magee, a prominent voice for disabled cosplayers; Hannah Alexander, a well-known cosplay designer; and Julie Morrisroe of Cosmic Workshop, who’s made cosplay crafting their career. We look behind the scenes of Competitive Cosplay in our opinion piece, explore the art of cosplay posing and look at ways to make your cosplay workspace more functional. All of this is accompanied by images of cosplayers from around the UK, showcasing the amazing skill and artistry within our community.

Edited by Holly Rose Swinyard and with photography by Megan Amis, The Cosplay Journal Vol 2 is out now and available to order and download from the links below now!

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Words On A Wall on DriveThruFiction!

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Words On A Wall

Monsters, cryogenics, relationships, religion, war, dragons, cannibalism, angels, demons, space exploration, aliens, beans, eyes, traffic cones, gods, Chicago, pot plants, robots, a dive bar on Mars, goblins, heart break, July, cake, bees, geese, peacock flavour crisps and time travel are just some of the things you’ll find in this eclectic collection of flash fiction and poetry.

Originally written for the Elephant Words website where writers are challenged to produce a new short piece of writing each week inspired by a picture posted to the site, this series of short stories, scenes and poems charts the musings and preoccupations of award winning writer, Ian Sharman.

At times incredibly dark and deeply personal but often very, very silly.

Written by Ian Sharman, click HERE to download Words On A Wall on DriveThruFiction now!