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The Write Stuff Teaser

August 18, 2017

Thought we’d give readers a little teaser of the cover for the forthcoming ‘The Write Stuff’…

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Forthcoming TDWP Projects

August 18, 2017

In addition to all new season of adventures for the Tenth Doctor and Hannah beginning September 23rd, The Doctor Who Project has several other projects lined up for the rest of 2017 and well into 2018.

Coming in November will be an all new Brief Encounters story, If At First You Don’t Succeed, featuring the Fifth Doctor and companion Peri. This new BE is written by David Wallington (A Winter’s Tale).

Also scheduled for November release will be The Write Stuff, a special publication interviewing all of The Doctor Who Projects Editors and Assistant Editors covering the period from 1999 to 2017. Interviewed will be former editors Misha Lauenstein, Kyle Bastian, Tim Jones, Karen Goldenbaum, Terry Baker, Samantha Warner, Jez Strickley, and current editors Ben Pocock, Jeremy Remy and Richard Peevers. Also featured will be an interview with the TDWP’s original Art Editor John Swogger and an in-depth interview with Range Editor and Project Creator, Bob Furnell. The Write Stuff will be available free to TDWP readers in PDF format. A special limited-run print version will also be available.

The Editorial Board is currently looking at the feasibility of bring back a print version of the old Season Omnibus format for Season 41 – this would be the first omnibus published since the Season 32 Omnibus in 2007. The omnibus would bring together all the stories from the current season in one single volume. If you’d like to see the publication of a Season 41 Omnibus, please let the editors know your interest by sending a quick email to the main editorial address.

Don’t forget that copies are still available of the TDWP Christmas Omnibus and Blossom Core: The Comic.

The TDWP Christmas Omnibus brings together all seven Christmas Specials from 2007’s “A Christmas Story” right up to 2016’s “The Night Before Christmas”Blossom Core: The Comic features the comic adaptation of the Season 29 story by Kyle Bastian, with artwork by Dan McDaid and Jon-Wesley Huff. Pick up a copy of one, or both, of these special publications before they go out of print.  Details here.

And finally, TDWP is still looking for volunteers who would be interested in reviewing one of our various stories as part of the TDWP Read and Review Project. All that’s required is read a story, write a review of said story, and submit it to us. For more information, please visit the TDWP blog by clicking here.

Season 41 Debuts September 23!

August 15, 2017

The Doctor Who Project’s Tenth Doctor and Hannah Redfoot return in a season of seven all new adventures to be released weekly beginning September 23 2017.

Season 41 begins September 23 with The Throne of Peladon by James P. Quick, the first part of a two-part adventure which sees the Doctor and Hannah return to Peladon in the year 4100. King Pelleas is on death’s door, the throne is nearly vacant, and Prince Pelenat, the King’s rightful successor, is trying to prepare himself for the enormity of his imminent new position. However, his twin, Prince Thalaan, has recently taken a belligerent turn. He insists that the throne is his and is more than willing to fight dirty for it. As Thalaan incites a coup, attending dignitaries from the Galactic Federation begin to take sides. The Doctor and Hannah are soon caught in a mess that could rip both Peladon and the Federation apart at the seams.

Writers for the rest of the season include Hamish Crawford, Ian Manning, J.E. Remy, Matthew James, Richard Hoover and Nick Krohn. Two of the seasons writers – Matthew James (Ghost Ship, The Snow Maiden) and Richard Hoover (Where There’s Thunder) – have written previously for TDWP, while this is the first time for the other four.

The season continues with The Secret of Peladon (Sep 30), Palimpsest (Oct 7), Web of Insanity (Oct 14), Dolce Music Della Morte (Oct 21), Rights and Responsibilities (Oct 28) and Moondust (Nov 4).

“I’m really excited to see Season 41 finally released after several delays”, says Range Editor Bob Furnell. “It was quite upsetting to lose two writers from the original line-up due to illness, but what made things worst was the writer of the original season premiere dropped out, and then the writer of its replacement story had to pull out due to work commitments. We were really lucky when James Quick contacted us out of the blue looking to write for the project.”

Story covers were designed by Alex Lydiate, James Quick, John Swogger, Robert Pollock and Tom Denham.

Stories are available free to readers in easy-to-download PDF format which can be read on e-Readers and tablets as well as printed in hard copy.

TDWP To Continue To At Least 2019

August 12, 2017

cropped-tdwp_hlogo.jpgThe Doctor Who Project is pleased to announce that they will continue to publish original fan written Doctor Who fiction until December 2019 through their Tenth Doctor and Brief Encounters ranges.

The Tenth Doctor range, featuring the TDWP Tenth Doctor and companion Hannah Redfoot, continues with an upcoming new season of six adventures – Season 41 – beginning September 2017. Season 41 will be followed with further new adventures for the Tenth Doctor and Hannah throughout 2018/19, the first of which is scheduled for release in April 2018.

TDWP will be abandoning the ‘season’ format for stories at the conclusion of Season 41, at which time the Tenth Doctor stories will be rebranded “The New Adventures”and released on a ‘as and when’ schedule but with a guarantee of at least three new stories a year. Editor Jeremy Remy commented on the change saying, “I like the idea of shifting to an ‘as and when’ publication schedule. It makes lots of sense, makes scheduling stories a lot easier, and will be less pressure on the Editorial team.”

TDWP will opening submissions for the New Adventures beginning this August.

Along with the New Adventures line, TDWP will continue publishing stories featuring stories with TV Doctors 1-7 and TDWP Doctors 8 & 9, through their Brief Encounters series. “I can’t wait to share the stories we have in the Brief Encounters pipeline,” says editor Richard Peevers. “From tales featuring old enemies to ones taking the range into new and exciting places, I am in awe of our writers’ creativity. When our readers get their hands on our latest adventures, I know they are going to be just as spellbound as I am!”

Forthcoming Brief Encounters include a Sixth Doctor and Peri adventure, If At First You Don’t Succeed by David Wallington; the return of the First Doctor in the historical The Three Mariners by Michael Baxter; along with upcoming adventures featuring the Fifth, Seventh Doctors and TDWP Ninth Doctor.

The Doctor Who Project will also be celebrating its 20th Anniversary in 2019, definitely marking TDWP with the accolade of fandom’s longest continuous running fan fiction series. Range Editor Bob Furnell confirmed that the occasion will be marked by something special, “yes, we’re planning something special to mark the occasion. What that will be, I can’t say at this point, but it’s definitely a milestone we intend on celebrating.”

HELP WANTED: ASSISTANT EDITOR

August 6, 2017

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The Doctor Who Project is looking to fill the post of ASSISTANT EDITOR to provide editorial assistance with both the TDWP main range and Brief Encounters.

The Assistant Editor duties will include:

  • Work closely with the TDWP Main Range Editor and Assistant Editor.
  • Assists the Editor in soliciting new writers.
  • Edits written material to ensure proper grammar, punctuation, spelling, etc.
  • Works with writers to help fine tune their stories whether in style, direction, content, grammar, etc.
  • Ensures that submitted stories are complete, accurate, free of clichés or hidden meanings, makes sense, progresses in a logical fashion and in good taste.
  • May be called upon to represent TDWP at conventions, events, panels, online, etc.
  • Other duties as assigned.

The successful candidate should have the following skills and qualifications:

  • Excellent editing skills.
  • Possess a good command of the English language; speaks and writes English fluently.
  • Should have had some prior experience with editing, preferably in editing fiction.
  • Familiar with Doctor Who classic series, its history, characters, etc.
  • The candidate should be imaginative, enthusiastic, open to new ideas, resourceful.
  • Must be able to meet and adhere to deadlines.
  • Be able to work well with others – team player.
  • Be able to take direction from others.

If you are interested in the above position, please reply with your full name, email contact, and outlining your past editing/writing experience and why you feel you would be the ideal candidate for the post. Applicants are also asked to include a sample(s) of their writing in Word or PDF format.

Application Deadline: September 2, 2017

To apply for this position, email TDWP Editorial Board at thedoctorwhoproject@shaw.ca.

Discount Weekend Sale Offer

July 14, 2017

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  • Whotopia Issue 30
  • Blossom Core: The Comic
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Purchase a copy of one of the above books* and then email us at: penciltippublishing@shaw.ca with:

  • your full name
  • mailing address
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…and we’ll send you a private link so you can order a copy of THE BEST OF THE DOCTOR WHO PROJECT 1999-2012 at 30% off.

*You must include all of the requested information to qualify for this bonus offer. No exceptions.

Read & Review Project Reminder

July 5, 2017

I know this may not be everyone’s cup of tea – to read and review a piece of fiction – but I’d like to encourage anyone who’s interested to give this a try and participate. Besides, there’s a great incentive, if you read & review 7 or more stories.

https://thedoctorwhoproject.wordpress.com/2017/06/01/the-tdwp-read-and-review-project