Monthly Archives: September 2013

BWF Perks

beautySo, this was one of the perks of being a panelist for BWF: getting books to read as prep.

And this particular tome was an absolute gift. You know I loves me a fairy tale and James Bradley’s deliciously dark
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The Dark – first issue, first review

TDMCoverWell, the first review of the first issue of The Dark, featuring stories by Nnedi Okorafor, Rachel Swirsky, Lisa Hannett and myself, is out.

A. J. Sikes has some lovely things to say, including this about “By My Voice I Shall Be Known”:

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Stephen Jones: Don’t Scare the Children

FT1Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome is the forthcoming anthology from Jo Fletcher Books – edited by the inimitable Stephen Jones. The ToC includes the likes of Tanith Lee, Joanne Harris, Neil Gaiman, Michael Marshall Smith, Reggie
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Alive …

1185470_10151660997382263_1477066860_n… barely. Suffering my worst cold in quite a while, lots of sneezing and coughing and generally being repugnant.

But in other news, Kathleen Jennings posted this, a silk shawl/scarf thing made from the design of the Midnight and Moonshine
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The Dark


Gorgeous cover art by Dariusz Zawadzki

And the ToC for The Dark‘s first issue has been announced – lovely company!

“The Carpet” by Nnedi Okorafor “What Lies at the Edge of a Petal is Love” by Rachel Swirsky
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The Last One

*sigh* The final Bitterwood illustration from Kathleen, “Spells For Coming Forth By Daylight”.


By the Weeping Gate – Jennings Style

Kathleen’s sketches for “By the Weeping Gate” – which you can read in October this year after the launch of Fearie Tales at WFC!