Clockwork Storybook is a group of professional writers of fiction, biography, comic books, novels and such. In alphabetical order we are:
He's the writer of the critically-acclaimed and oft-cancelled Manhunter. He also wrote Torso (with some guy named Bendis), The Lost, Casefiles: Sam and Twitch, Streets of Gotham, Blade, Wolverine, Dr. Strange, and a host of other comic books, plus the usual TV/Movie nonsense. He's co-writing an upcoming book from Dynamite with Bill Willingham. He lives in LA and likes far too much sushi.
He's a science fiction and fantasy writer in the fields of prose, television and comics. He's the writer of three Doctor Who episodes ('Father's Day' and 'Human Nature/The Family of Blood'), and wrote Captain Britain and MI-13, amongst other titles, for Marvel Comics. His novels are Something More and British Summertime.
He's an award winning Robert E Howard scholar, author and playwright. His latest book, Blood and Thunder: the Life and Art of Robert E Howard, is available on Amazon.com, along with other REH-related books to which he's contributed introductions, essays and stories. He also writes fiction, comic books, and the occasional book or movie review.
He's a programmer by day, and an award-winning short story writer and novelist by night. His first novel, Pandemonium, was nominated for the World Fantasy Award among others. His second book, The Devil's Alphabet, is due out in November. He lives in State College, PA with his wife and two teenage children.
She's an attorney, and the New York Times bestselling author of short stories, novellas, and two ongoing series: Dirk & Steele, novels of paranormal romance, and the Hunter Kiss urban fantasy series. She wrote NYX: No Way Home, for Marvel Comics, and is co-writing the ongoing Dark Wolverine. Marjorie divides her time between the American Midwest, and Beijing/Shanghai, China.
Jess Nevins He's a librarian in the University of California salt mines and is a writer of non-fiction reference books and the occasional odd essay. His first encyclopedia, The Encyclopedia of Fantastic Victoriana, was a finalist for the World Fantasy Award. He lives in Riverside, California, with his wife Alicia and son Henry.
He's published some three dozen short stories and more than a dozen novels, including the Celestial Empire series (The Dragon's Nine Sons, Three Unbroken, and Iron Jaw and Hummingbird) and the Bonaventure-Carmody sequence (Here, There & Everywhere, Paragea: A Planetary Romance, Set the Seas on Fire, and End of the Century) and he is scripting the forthcoming Vertigo miniseries Cinderella: From Fabletown with Love, and the ongoing series iZombie. Along with his business partner and spouse Allison Baker, he is the publisher of Monkey Brain Books, an independent publishing house specializing in genre fiction and nonfiction genre studies.
He writes several comics for DC, including House of Mystery, Blue Beetle, and the Eisner-nominated Jack of Fables (with Bill Willingham). He has also written the novel Midwinter, available from Pyr, and its sequel The Office of Shadow, which will be published summer 2010. He lives in Austin, Texas with his wife and two daughters.
He publishes comics under the banner of Lone Star Press, including the critically acclaimed Pantheon, which was written by Bill Willingham. He's written comic books for DC Comics and IDW Publishing including the forthcoming Eddie Hope back up series in ANGEL. You can find prose books by him such as Tokyo Pop and Other Quinn Stories on Amazon.com where they are available in print or for the Kindle reader. His webcomic SideChicks updates every week and is coming to iPhones thanks to the magic of the IDW App Store.
He's written a ton of funnybooks, including just about every DC Comics character. He's created several comic book series, including Elementals, Pantheon and the multiple award winning (and multiple award losing) Fables. His first major novel, Peter and Max was released recently.
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This blog is an ongoing discussion about the art, craft, mechanics and absolute human necessity of storytelling. It's about whatever interests us, the things we like to argue about, the things we feel worth crowing about, and certain other items we think you might find enlightening and interesting.