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Coming up in August 2015

Posted by Chrissey - 3rd August 2015

Coming up in August on The Great Escape: Wednesday 8th July – Short Story – “Defective” – Young sorcerer Peter faces a daunting challenge when he’s expected to demonstrate powers he doesn’t have in this new flash fiction story from TGE author Chrissey Harrison. … Continue reading


Follow Friday – Zooppa

Posted by Rich - 31st July 2015

Follow Friday is our weekly look at Twitter accounts that have followed us recently or we have followed, and deserve a shout-out for offering something a little bit different. This week, we’re giving a shout-out to Zooppa! Zooppa is a creative … Continue reading


Events News – August 2015

Posted by Rich - 27th July 2015

Welcome to August’s installment of our guide to what’s happening in the world of films, fiction, comics and arts outside of the world of The Great Escape. Indie Film Festivals The Adventure Travel UK Film Festival, London (14th-16th August 2015) – devoted to … Continue reading


Follow Friday – 101 Words

Posted by Rich - 24th July 2015

101 Words is a site devoted to user-submitted short stories that are exactly one-hundred-and-one words long. Site creator Shannon started writing 101-word stories for their site back in 2005, but it wasn’t until 2007 when the site really came into its … Continue reading


Hellbound Media at Horror Con

Posted by Chrissey - 23rd July 2015

Mark Adams and Matt Warner of Hellbound Media took their comics to Horror Con just over a week ago and while they were there they captured the event to share with us. Check out some of their photos! There’s more photos … Continue reading


Follow Friday – ComicsAlliance

Posted by Rich - 17th July 2015

ComicsAlliance is a website devoted to all things comics – serials, graphic novels, online content and more! Covering news, reviews, interviews and opinions on everything from the latest issues of DC comics to bizarre manga from yesteryear, they take a … Continue reading


Monthly Mention #5

Posted by Chrissey - 13th July 2015

This July we’ve chosen to devote our Monthly Mention to crowd funding projects happening around the UK! Check out some of our top picks of the projects you can support right now: Checkpoint Gaming Lounge – Cardiff On Friday we … Continue reading


Follow Friday – Checkpoint Gaming Lounge, Cardiff

Posted by Chrissey - 10th July 2015

Another Welsh flavoured Follow Friday this week. Checkpoint Gaming Lounge is a new venue opening in Cardiff. They’re currently funding on Kickstarter to give them a final injection of cash to get the project rolling. Checkpoint is a unique new … Continue reading


Coming up in July

Posted by Chrissey - 6th July 2015

Coming this July on The Great Escape: Wednesday 8th July – Story Cards – The “Prototypes” – We had a great day at Cardiff Comic Expo on National Flash Fiction Day and while we were there Chrissey created a whole load … Continue reading


Follow Friday – Geeksin Wales

Posted by Chrissey - 3rd July 2015

Last week at Cardiff Comic Expo, The Great Escape met Geeksin Wales! “Geeksin Wales is a hyperlocal blog that shines a spotlight on the growing geek culture in Wales.” Having started in May of this year, they are still very … Continue reading


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