fantasy


Grimbold Books wins BFS Best Independent Press 2017!

Grim and Bold are celebrating! Well, Bold is…. Our parent press, Grimbold Books, won the British Fantasy Society Award for Best Independent Press 2017! We’re absolutely thrilled that our amazing authors, artists and team have been recognised. For more Grim & Bold, check out our Patreon – and to see why […]


Kristell Ink Welcomes Two New Authors! 1

Great news today! We’ve been sitting on this for a while now, but I’m delighted to be able to announce two new signings for Kristell Ink. Both authors submitted to our open submissions window last year with novels that needed a little bit of extra work and consideration, and I’m […]


Call For Anthology Submissions 3

Hi All! The time has come! We’re opening up submissions for a trio of speculative fiction anthologies that we hope you’ll love. Edited by A J Dalton, Robyn Fulton, Kate Coe and Amanda Rutter. We’re proud to bring you the following: Infinite Dysmorphia An anthology of science fiction and speculative […]


News on our Open Door 2

Submissions have been closed for a while. We had a great response late 2013 and accepted some cracking novels. Including, but not limited to: Joel Cornah’s ‘The Sea-Stone Sword’ Katie Alford’s ‘Atlantis and the Game of Time’ Kate Coe’s ‘Green Sky & Sparks’ Steven Poore’s ‘The Heir To The North’   Our […]


Happy Book Birthday, Kate Coe! Green Sky & Sparks is HERE!

We’re so excited that we might just explode! Our first novella is here! A long time coming, we first started speaking to Kate well over a year ago when she approached us with a fabulous steampunk fantasy series. Not wanting to rush things, and wanting instead to ensure we didn’t […]


Green Sky and Sparks

Cover Reveal! Green Sky & Sparks

We’re ridiculously excited to share the cover for ‘Green Sky & Sparks’ by the uber talented Kate Coe! Green Sky & Sparks is the first novella in a wonderful steampunk fantasy series that explores technology, politics, love and gender, and the emotional connections between characters. Here’s a little bit about […]


Can’t Get There From Here, Part 1 2

I love maps. As a child, I used to while away long journeys in the back of the car by following our progress across the pages of the AA road atlas. I remember looking at the way the roads in a particular suburb in the north of Birmingham were laid […]

The Belgariad

Signing News!

Hurrah! Just a week after our Kickstarter ended, we’ve signed a new author! A. J Dalton  (Adam) has come on board with his collection of fantasy short stories for our Kristell Inklings imprint and we couldn’t be happier! I’m a big fan of Adam’s work, and back in 2011 when […]


Heads Up…

We’ve been busy kittens here at Grimbold HQ over the last few months – so much so that we’ve a lovely full Kristell Ink novel catalogue for 2014! Our mantra has always been ‘quality over quantity’, and we think that shows with our publications so far. Not sure? Grab one […]


Kristell Ink Welcomes Jude Houghton!

Here we go! We’re incredibly excited to welcome Jude Houghton into the Kristell Ink fold. Jude’s book, Songs of Seraphina, is a wonderful example of cross-over fantasy suitable for all readership levels: YA, NA and adult. The book is so absorbing that we can’t wait to share it with you. […]


A.J Dalton hosts a writing comp!

Interested? You should be… Full details are available here: Clicky Clicky. Basically, for the chance to win some signed goodies all you need to do is write a 500 word short story in the fantasy genre with a metaphyiscal feel. What’s ‘metaphysical?’ I hear you ask. Good question. Looky here […]