Hell’s Door Opens…

Welcome to Hell. This is the home of fantasy author, Jon Creffield. Jon has released his novel Hell’s Door Opens, a dark fantasy vision of hell unleashed and virtue unbounded. This site is also an experiment in self-publishing within the fantasy and sci-fi genres. We will share our experiences and lessons learned with the community in the hope that others may follow in our path and get their work to the audience that hungers for it. We will be using readily available tools for self-publishing and will publish in both hardcopy and digital formats. Hold tight and join in, this is going to be one hell of a ride and ‘You,’ the community, are the driving force behind this adventure. Buy the eBook edition of Hell’s Door Opens at Amazon.co.uk or...

Recent praise

Chris Clark, Fantasy Author and owner of Inner City Game Designs recently read Hell’s Door Opens. Here’s what he had to say: “A terrifying vision of hell-spawned chaos is met by but a few good men that stand betwen ultimate evil and redemption in this roller-coaster action thrill ride. Not for the faint of heart, this story will grab you by the throat, releasing its grip only after you have conquered its battle-weary pages.” Gail Gygax, widow of the late Gary Gygax, commented: “Gary had the pleasure of working with Jon Creffield. He found the experience most enjoyable and spent many hours with Jon discussing ideas and subjects to further their creativity.” Matthew Sprange of Mongoose Publishing noted: “Jon Creffield paints epic stories in thought...

Welcome to the blog

Welcome to the blog

This is the first blog on the site. The plan is to share findings and experiences with you as we go through the process of self-publishing a book for the first time. We’d love to hear your feedback, thoughts and advice on all matters of publishing in the fantasy genre. It should be a fun and honest ride that we’ll share and hopefully we’ll get some interest in the book too. After all that is the reason we are here in the first place. I have known Jon (the author) as a friend and fellow gamer for a long time now. For over 10 years, we have shared in many adventures together in fantasy and reality. Jon is a great GM/DM/narrator/Storyteller or whatever you want to call it, so when he told me he was writing a novel, I was very interested. His off-the-cuff...