Welcome to December Publishing and our main imprint December Books.
We have many exciting books coming out this year from a previous ‘How To’ non- fiction book that was highly popular and has been updated for today’s audience to a number of novels that are so hot they already have film options on all of them already.
As well as novels we will be doing artistic books of photography, song lyrics, autobiographies and a new slant on Victorian novelettes.
Also later in the year we are releasing a totally groundbreaking book that will be the first of its kind in conjunction with Amazon-Kindle.
Talking of Kindle, we are both old school and new university. Which means we have embraced technology but still like normal paperback and hardback books so will be releasing both formats but with some added twists.
Our releases will be available though us and other Internet websites and Kindle but it’s only 50/50 if they will be available in any high street retailers.
We are pleased to announce the exclusive signing of Multi Platform Artist Russell C. Brennan who is a published author, scriptwriter, photographer, record producer and songwriter amongst other things. All of which he has done well at in at a professional level. He is also known to be a bit of innovator (more details on our writers page).
Also signed exclusively is Emily Abbott a new novelist we think has great promise.
We will be looking at new talent at the end of the year but want to use our debut year to establish our new company. Russell alone will have 5 or more releases out this year.
So new writers please bear with us and refrain from contacting us for now. Thank you.
Media can contact us at Decemberfirstname.lastname@example.org
RELEASES AND NEWS
This is an updated version of a popular book released originally in 1991 and 2001. It helped a number of bands break though gaining record deals and hit records on both sides of the Atlantic.
Pop music legends such as Bill Wyman (Rolling Stones) Adam Ant and Bill Drummond (KLF) said it was essential reading for anyone serious about getting on in the music business. If you only avoid one rip off by reading this book your money will be well spent, but the book covers every aspect you need to know to beat the opposition and stand out from the crowd, which is crucial to any artist’s success.
Unlike a few other books on this subject it’s not written by a jobbing music journalist. The author has worked on all sides of the music industry and knows it first hand. Russell has also made more than a dent in the music industry despite not being a household name.
He is an innovative record producer/songwriter with over 250 tracks commercially released worldwide. He is even listed on one website ‘The Top 20 most innovative record producers of all time’.
He is an established photographer and will feature in the London exhibition ‘The Most Icon Rock Photography of the Last Six Decades’, in 2013, so knows all about image.
He was MD & A&R at a highly respected indie label and music publishing company, starting new music trends and music genres and even did a fanzine that is now housed in the Victoria and Albert museum as a testament to youth culture. He has also been in a number of bands, as well as managed some, and also run a successful record shop, so has seen the music industry from every side possible.
This release is now out on Amazon Kindle and on paperback directly through us at a special introductory price. For more details about the book or to get it just click 'HERE'
This will be Russell’s photography book but with a difference. It will also feature many of his top lyrics as a songwriter. Also included is an interview about his photography and song writing, plus the stories behind many of the photos and lyrics along with some tips.
Russell’s work has been seen in hundreds of publications, on record sleeves and posters. He has also done many models, actors and band portfolios. This year 15 of his photos will feature in a London exhibition entitled ‘The Most Iconic Rock Photography of the last Six Decades’, alongside some of his contemporaries like David Bailey and Mick Rock.
Bruce Replogle former manager of John Lennon (just prior to his death) and manager at times of Paul Weller, Ray Davies and Red Hot Chilli Peppers says Russell is right up there with these others as a songwriter. European magazines have also said similar things about him.
One lyric of Russell’s ‘Magic’ also won best international poem of the year in 2005.
This book will be released to tie in with the exhibition but will also be available to buy direct from us or on kindle. The first 100 copies bought directly through us will be signed by Russell (So email us now and pre order if you want a signed copy).
This is a brilliant and unusual novel. It’s an erotic Sci-Fi conspiracy thriller. It has already been optioned to be made into a feature film even before the book’s release, so that tells you how special it is. More details about the book will be released around the time of publication.
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This is a music business revenge story full of twists and turns. It’s also just about to be made into a film noir. One version of this book is being developed along with Amazon/Kindle and will be very ground breaking, so expect to hear a lot about this book. If you want the normal version of the book please pre order now.
5. Mixing with The Unknown A novel by Russell C. Brennan
Far from concentrating on one arena, Russell writes many genres and this one is a horror book (Also recently optioned for a film). He says that at the heart of all his books are great stories regardless of genre. He also likes to keep it fresh and take you to many different worlds. He likens this to traditional horror meets Pulp Fiction with new twists.
6. TV 24 a series of novels by Russell C. Brennan
This is an environmental Sci Fi Thriller set in the future. The last 24-hour TV station on earth is battling to stay in business against the internet. Set in 2024 it shows via its various shows just what an impact the environment has in every walk of peoples lives.
It has many exciting story lines and many interesting characters, so in some ways it will also be like ‘Madmen’ set in the future.
This is provisionally optioned to be a TV series and the pilot is about to be shot. This book features the pilot. Then you can expect a series of books based on each episode.
7. The Dark Duke, Mad Women and Empty Pockets an autobiography by Russell C. Brennan
As well as his career in the arts, Russell has lived life as an adventurer and therefore overall led a very colourful life, crammed full of real life incidents. This is his tell all Autobiography. Many people have said he lived his life like a dime store novel and some say he is like Hunter S. Thompson without the drugs.
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