• Cover art for the screenplay, Falling Away With You

    Falling Away With You

    October 4, 2017 In Development

    Project Format:
    Feature Film

    Comedy / Romance / Drama

    At what point do you stop forgiving?

    Short Description:
    In the idyllic surroundings of his own wedding, creative writer Rueben Wallace is forced to question everything he knows about life, love and relationships when his new bride admits she slept with the best man.

    PRIMARY – Adults, male and female (20-45)
    SECONDARY – Teenagers, male and female (15-19)

    Comparative Films:
    High Fidelity, 500 Days of Summer, The Last Kiss

    This work is the intellectual property of …


  • The Guardians – Free Book Giveaway

    September 26, 2017 n/a


    If you’re reading this, you should already be familiar with the mystical world of Allentria, which author Elana A. Mugdan has been building for over 10-years! The Guardians is a world enrichment book that slots in perfectly between Dragon Speaker and Dragon Child, so hit the button below and enjoy a special insight into the world of the Gods who rule Allentria.

    Still haven’t …


  • Radio Interview at The Voice FM's New Studio

    Radio Interview | Jody and Elana on The Voice FM

    September 22, 2017 Blog

    On Monday 18th September 2017, local publisher Jody Medland and American author Elana A. Mugdan were invited to The Voice FM’s shiny new studio in Barnstaple for a radio interview about books, talent, and – perhaps most importantly – dragons.

    In the hour long interview, Elana discusses what’s new in the world of Dragon Speaker, including the forthcoming audiobook version due for release on 15th October 2017, which just so happens to be her birthday!

    Elana went …


  • 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 …


  • A bleak look at a High Street in the future

    20/20 Vision on the Future of Bookselling

    June 30, 2017 Blog

    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 …


  • Free competition to win books this Valentine's Day

    Valentine’s Day – Love Books Competition

    February 5, 2017 Blog



    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 …


  • Electronic Press Kit for Dragon Speaker

    Electronic Press Kit for Dragon Speaker

    January 29, 2017 Blog

    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 …