• 5 Coldest Literary Villains of All Time

    August 21, 2017 Blog

    Nothing has the power to suck us into a story like a good villain, and the meaner villains are, the more we want our hero to win, and the quicker we turn those pages.

    Here’s a list of what we consider to be the top 5 villains in literary history. Let’s see if you agree!

    5. Annie Wilkes, Misery

    Many people have Kathy Bates’ portrayal of Annie Wilkes down as one of the most chilling performances in the …

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  • A bleak look at a High Street in the future

    20/20 Vision on the Future of Bookselling

    June 30, 2017 Press Releases

    Independent publishing company Pen Works Media is aiming to remove its entire collection of book titles from Amazon by the year 2020 in a move to help bring more value to high street retailers.

    In April 2017, British retailers across the UK were hit hard with rising business rates due to new laws installed by the government, whereas online powerhouses Amazon are set to have their tax bill reduced despite recording exceptionally high profits, shifting the …

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  • Free competition to win books this Valentine's Day

    Valentine’s Day – Love Books Competition

    February 5, 2017 Latest News

    FALLING IN LOVE

     

    Valentine’s Day is synonymous with falling in love, and who doesn’t remember the first time they fell head-over-heels in love with their first book?

    As with the best love stories, most of us never see it coming. One minute, the dull rectangular objects filled with laborious words are viewed as ornaments to decorate the shelves of pseudo intellects and libraries. The next, our mind is blown as we try desprately to make up for …

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  • Electronic Press Kit for Dragon Speaker

    Electronic Press Kit for Dragon Speaker

    January 29, 2017 Press Releases

    This Electronic Press Kit has been created to give you some key information on the Dragon Speaker novel, as well as its author, Elana A. Mugdan. Feel free to either use the copy as it is, or write your own adaptions of the detials.

    Should you require any information, don’t hesitate to contact us on info@penworksmedia.co.uk.

    Mini bio

    ELANA A. MUGDAN is a writer and filmmaker based in New York City. She is described by her friends and …

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  • Dragon Speaker Officially Rated Five Stars

    July 19, 2016 Interviews

    Last night, we took a few minutes to check in with Elana to see how she was feeling after some great news. Here’s what she said . . .

    Readers’ Favourite is a reputable book review web site, and they’ve just awarded you a five star badge for Dragon Speaker. How did you feel when you heard the news?

    Very excited, and quite a bit relieved! I saw that I’d gotten the review early in the morning, but …

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  • PWM Announce First Playbook

    March 14, 2016 Latest News

     

    We are pleased to step into a new area of literature with the forthcoming release of Wendy Reynolds‘ playbook, An Evening with Sir Thomas More.

    The book is the first of a potential series that brings the world’s most famous historical characters into the setting of a modern talk show, teaching us about their lives as they are questioned by a rather probing host.

    “Wendy’s play is as inventive as it is educational,” said company director, Jody …

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  • Rozana McGrattan discusses her memoir, Street Girl

    Interview with Rozana McGrattan – Street Girl

    February 22, 2016 Interviews

    I guess we should start by saying that Street Girl certainly isn’t for the feint hearted, is it?

    No, not really. It’s a tough story about a hard life, but it comes good in the end. I’m hoping it will be inspirational for many readers, particularly women readers. I’m sure many of them will be able to identify with some of the things I went through.

    With this story being a memoir, and particularly one with such …

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