It’s been a week of diversity and creativity.
The Easter weekend, which was over far too quickly, gave me a bit of time to do a few extra-curricular activities in the area of design.
I put the call out to a few author friends to see if they needed any promotional poster artwork done and thankfully some work came my way. I did the posters for G.N. Braun, Jake Eliott and Travis Heermann at mate’s rates (free), but the posters did help me secure a paid gig for some cover artwork, which I’ll reveal in the near future. It was fun to get back on Photoshop and stretch the brain a bit. The posters I designed are below:
If you have a book coming out and like the idea of a poster to promote it, just contact me at email@example.com
I’ve also started contributing reviews to Australian specfic review and news site Thirteen O’Clock. I’ve reviewed Stephen M Irwin’s The Broken Ones
and Cemetery Dance #65
so far, but the site is generally well worth a look.
I also recently submitted two short stories to separate markets – Midnight Echo Magazine #8 and Dark Prints Press’ A Killer Among Demons anthology. Fingers crossed on those. Meanwhile I’m eagerly anticipating the publication of Midnight Echo #7, which will feature my comic art for Allure of the Ancients, written by Mark Farrugia. The issue is due on May 31.
Meanwhile things are progressing with Witch-Hunts with the publisher’s text edits being worked on at the moment. You can pre-order the graphic novel I illustrated for writers Rocky Wood and Lisa Morton HERE or HERE. It should go on sale in the next two months or so. Can’t wait for that.
Two-time international Bram Stoker Award-nominee®*, Greg Chapman is a horror author and artist based in Queensland, Australia.
Greg is the author of several novels, novellas and short stories, including his award-nominated debut novel, Hollow House (Omnium Gatherum) and collections, Vaudeville and Other Nightmares (Specul8 Publishing) and This Sublime Darkness and Other Dark Stories (Things in the Well Publications).
He is also a horror artist and his first graphic novel Witch Hunts: A Graphic History of the Burning Times, (McFarland & Company) written by authors Rocky Wood and Lisa Morton, won the Superior Achievement in a Graphic Novel category at the Bram Stoker Awards® in 2013.
He is also the current President of the Australasian Horror Writers Association.
Greg lives in Rockhampton with his wife and their two daughters.
* Superior Achievement in a First Novel for Hollow House (2016) and
Superior Achievement in Short Fiction, for “The Book of Last Words” (2019)
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