Today is the official launch of Neil Adams MBE’s autobiography celebrating 50 Years in Judo. The first book in the FoxGloves martial arts line.
The book is available from Amazon for £8.99 and the Adams’ are doing a special limited edition commemorative Gi Bag. There are only 50 bags available, which come complete with a copy of the book for £30. Please contact the Adams’ directly for more information on the ltd edition bags.
This is an incredibly open book about being the best and rebuilding life after the Olympics.
This was not the column we were going to bring you last night. That’s a good thing. Firstly because that column is slightly more timely next month and secondly because it’s been confirmed that Spider-Man is joining the Marvel Cinematic Universe. The geek internet is in the process of melting down. So, this month I’m going to tell you why this is important, what’s going to happen and what the problems could be.
Continue reading “Not The Fox News: Along Came (Back) A Spider”
A while ago Aunty Fox sat down with MMA coach Nathan Leverton and said ‘what if…’
Well you know how that goes here at Fox Spirit. We now have a new imprint and sister site www.foxglovesmartialarts.com or www.foxsglovesbooks.com focussing on martial arts for MMA. Vulpes will continue to focus on HEMA while FoxGloves will look at the more modern combat sport side of martial arts.
We have an amazing line up of coaches writing manuals and memoirs so please take a moment to check it out.
Hope to be able to say more about this soon, but in the mean time….
I was bullied a lot at School. Never physically; I was 6’0 and 200 pounds by the time I was 13, but always psychologically and emotionally. That’s the thing no one tells big kids who don’t learn to throw their weight around straight away; the very thing that you could be using to control the situation is going to rob you of any control until you do. I was the perfect storm; physically large, over articulate, teacher’s kid, glasses. Add in the fact that when I hit Secondary School I was sharing a classroom with my friends, my enemies and a parent and you start to see the size of the target on my back.
Continue reading “Not The Fox News: The Bully Pulpit is not the Moral High Ground”
I love the authors I work with, they are amazing writers and fantastic people and they continue to surprise me.
With our last release of 2012 Alasdair held an apocalypse launch party with cake. Seriously folks, I’ve never seen a Fox Spirit book cover that was quite this sweet before. I love it! Best cake ever!
I can’t give you a sample of the cake, but you can try a sample of the book. Pseudopod Files taster
The Pseudopod Tapes Vol 1 by Alasdair Stuart
Coming on the 21st December we have our final release of our first year and it’s a little different.
The Pseudopod Tapes is our first Non Fiction release and we think it’s the perfect way to end an exciting 2012.
‘Not the end of the world, just the end of the year’
Alasdair Stuart, one of the UK’s most knowledgeable and passionate genre journalists has finally decided to do a book. And not just any book, he’s not just offering up his in depth genre gems for your delectation, it’s better than that.
In the Pseudopod Tapes, Alasdair gathers a years worth of outro’s from one of the worlds leading horror podcasts and collects them all together for you in this volume. Stuart hosts Pseudopod with a sharp wit, clear insight, tremendous honesty and warm humour. It translates extremely well to the page.
‘Alasdair Stuart, host of the must listen Pesudopod just became a must read!’ -Steven Savile
Cover art by S.L.Johnson
Introduction by the Mighty Mur Lafferty
You can read more from Al at his blog and of course you can listen to him on Pseudopod along with a host of talented readers & writers bringing you horror and strangeness.
We will be making a sample available on the book’s page at the time of release.