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THE PLATINUM RAVEN (novella) by Rohan Quine - audiobook cover (literary fiction, magical realism, horror)

Video-book format and audiobook format of The Platinum Raven are released

The video-book and audiobook formats of The Platinum Raven have just floated into being, through the haze of the desert between Dubai and the Hajar Mountains. The outlets for The Platinum Raven’s audiobook are listed here: www.rohanquine.com/buy/the-platinum-raven-novella-audiobook The video-book format of the novella is free to watch at: www.rohanquine.com/t-p-r-video-book And for some short-’n’-snackable teasers from the above (some of the teasers being less than a minute long), see here: www.rohanquine.com/t-p-r-video-book/short-teasers-for-the-platinum-raven-video-book …
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Rohan Quine's panel, Novel London Literary Festival 2019 (photo by Safeena Chaudhry)

Video-books screened at Foyles bookshop, in Novel London Literary Festival

I was pleased to be invited to lead a panel in the UK’s most iconic bookshop, Foyles on Charing Cross Road in London, for the opening session of a brand-new annual literary festival—the Novel London Literary Festival, organised by Safeena Chaudhry. Other sessions included a live edit by Dan Holloway (whose developmental editing made a great contribution to The Beasts of Electra Drive, being finely responsive to that novel’s specific …
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Rohan Quine on Howard Lovy's "Inspirational Indie Authors" podcast

Interviewed on Howard Lovy’s “Inspirational Indie Authors” podcast

It was a pleasure to have a wide-ranging chat with literary journalist Howard Lovy, when I was chuffed to be the guest on his “Inspirational Indie Authors” podcast: Interview with Rohan Quine on Howard Lovy’s “Inspirational Indie Authors” podcast A transcript of our conversation is available, alongside the audio, on ALLi’s site: Interview with Rohan Quine on Howard Lovy’s “Inspirational Indie Authors” podcast, on the ALLi blog Among other subjects, …
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APRICOT EYES (novella) by Rohan Quine - audiobook cover (literary fiction, magical realism, horror)

Video-book format and audiobook format of Apricot Eyes are released

In hot pursuit of the recent video-book and audiobook formats of The Host in the Attic, those same two formats have just been released for my novella Apricot Eyes, popping up like a pair of fierce little Downtown New York City divas. The outlets for Apricot Eyes’ audiobook are listed here: www.rohanquine.com/buy/apricot-eyes-novella-audiobook The video-book format of the novella is free to watch at: www.rohanquine.com/a-e-video-book And for some short-’n’-snackable teasers from …
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THE HOST IN THE ATTIC (novella) by Rohan Quine - audiobook cover (literary fiction, magical realism, horror)

Video-book format and audiobook format of The Host in the Attic are released

Following on from last year’s filming of The Beasts of Electra Drive’s video-book format in a sponge-insulated recording studio, I recently returned to the spongy-walled lifestyle in order to film The Host in the Attic’s video-book. Like that earlier novel-length recording, this new novella-length one has also created an audiobook format, which has been popping up at the retailers like a little Venus flytrap, as listed here: www.rohanquine.com/buy/the-host-in-the-attic-novella-audiobook The video-book …
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THE BEASTS OF ELECTRA DRIVE (novel) by Rohan Quine - audiobook cover (literary fiction, magical realism, horror)

Video-book format and audiobook format of The Beasts of Electra Drive are released

It was a blast to perform the full text of The Beasts of Electra Drive earlier this year, reading to camera through an autocue, with spongy walls of off-camera foam on either side of me. The resultant audiobook format of the novel has just appeared at the audiobook retailers (including Audible and iTunes / Apple Books), like a little winter fruit, as listed here: www.rohanquine.com/buy/the-beasts-of-electra-drive-novel-audiobook The resultant video-book format of …
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Book of the Year Awards 2018 - Rohan Quine's "The Beasts of Electra Drive" as Finalist in LGBT category

The Beasts of Electra Drive is a Finalist in the IAN Book of the Year Awards 2018

I’m chuffed to see The Beasts of Electra Drive has been listed as a Finalist in the IAN Book of the Year Awards 2018, in the LGBT category: www.independentauthornetwork.com/2018-book-of-the-year-winners.html Of the novel’s seven Beasts (who are all 100% human in appearance), three sit clearly in the LGBT constellation, namely Kim and Shigem and Scorpio. Two of those three are at least as much “T” as they are “G” – each …
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Rohan Quine's "The Beasts of Electra Drive" in Studio UK magazine

The Beasts of Electra Drive in “Studio UK” magazine

My thanks to Studio UK magazine, whose editor Eddie Saint-Jean has published a piece about The Beasts of Electra Drive’s recent Saint Pancras Clock Tower activities: https://studioukmagazine.co.uk/2018/09/20/author-rohan-quine-the-beasts-of-electra-drive/ Those activities comprised a live reading I did from The Beasts of Electra Drive and a screening from the novel’s Video-Book format, which together constituted my contribution to a line-up that also featured Safeena Chaudhry and Dan Holloway under the aegis of Novel …
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Rohan Quine, Saint Pancras Clock Tower, 18-08-18 (photo by Safeena Chaudhry)

Clock Tower videos and photos: video-book screening and live reading from The Beasts of Electra Drive

One recent evening in the Clock Tower above Saint Pancras station in London, I climbed a narrow spiral staircase, stood on a high balcony and performed a couple of extracts from The Beasts of Electra Drive, as shown in the following video—mini-chapter 94 “Jaymi creates Scorpio’s appearance” and mini-chapter 111 “Scorpio as succubus in the house on Jupiter Drive”. Those two mini-chapters’ texts are reproduced lower down this page. The …
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Saint Pancras Clock Tower, London

The Beasts of Electra Drive’s video-book will premiere in Saint Pancras Clock Tower

On 18 August in the 10-metre-high bell-chamber of the Clock Tower Room, up in the Victorian Gothic tower above Saint Pancras station, there will be the premiere public screening from the upcoming video-book format of my novel The Beasts of Electra Drive. There, Safeena Chaudhry and I shall be both doing live readings, too—mine from that novel, and hers from her novel Companions of Clay. I’ll also be screening some …
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Film and TV Acting: Those New York ’Nineties

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Films inside ebook of novel “The Imagination Thief”

Films in The Imagination Thief (novel)