Scimitar Edge

Publishing Imprint

Purple Unicorn Media

Scimitar Edge is a registered publishing imprint of Purple Unicorn Media. We focus upon:-
- History
- Biography
- Alternate History
- Science Fiction
- Fantasy
- Historical Fiction


REOPEN - Scimitar Edge is now open for new submissions (January 2023).

Please QUERY with fiction/non-fiction, genre, word count, full document or first chapter, ideas for cover art (if any), information on illustrations needed (if any). Author bios, social media links, blogs, and websites also useful please.

Scimitar Edge

We also publish Infinity Wanderers magazine which is taking submissions for issue 5. Email

View issue 5 here, the recent Spring issue

Infinity Wanderers Magazine

History, Science Fiction, & Alternate History

Infinity Wanderers is a new magazine dedicated to promoting alternate history and the associated genres of Science Fiction, Steampunk, Historical Fiction and Fantasy. In addition we aim for between 1/3 and 1/2 real history and writers of Historical features are welcome to submit.

Whilst considered part of the Scimitar Edge stable, Infinity Wanderers goes out under the self-publishing 'Selornia' marque as a magazine, and not a book.

Please send submissions to
Issue 6 of Infinity Wanderers will be published in July 2023.

View the current issue of Infinity Wanderers here.

Infinity Wanderers

Our Books and Authors

Scimitar Edge

Forthcoming Books

Back on Track by John Kennedy

Crashed by Brad Bass

The Steel Heart by Grey Wolf

Most Recent Releases

A Few Wild Beasts to be Dreaded by Ralph Greco, Jr.

Rhymes and Remembrance by Gillian Mawson

Better Men by L. G. Parker

For a full list of Scimitar Edge's books, click here:-

Scimitar Edge Books

For an overview of Scimitar Edge's authors, click here:-

Scimitar Edge Authors

Cover Artists

Scimitar Edge and Purple Unicorn Media

Various cover artists have been used for books published by Purple Unicorn and Scimitar Edge, and several of them are featured here. Where those artists also did artwork for books by a demised imprint, those books or magazines will also be featured on their page.

We have grouped all of the cover artists here, under one heading, whether their work has been published by Purple Unicorn Media, Scimitar Edge, or will be by the new children's book division
Dancing Unicorn.

Little Books

Scimitar Edge range of publications

Scimitar Edge introduces Little Books, a range of publications at 4.33" x 6" (11cm x 15.24cm) and intended for novellas, or short novels.

Little Books logo

Artwork by Robin Stacey

Scimitar Edge Authors