Monthly Archives: October 2013
Jo Fletcher: Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome
Our lovely publisher Jo Fletcher of Jo Fletcher Books has the place of honour for the final Fearie Tales post – we launch the book on 2 November at WFC! – and she talks here about “The Snow Queen”,
Am in Singapore, preparing to head off on a plane again.
Today is the 13hr trek to the UK.
Where is my matter transporter!!??
Books Written by Mad Ancestors: KJ Bishop
The wonderful and surreal writing of KJ Bishop has brought us, among other things, the World Fantasy finalist The Etched City and the Aurealis Award winning That Book Your Mad Ancestor Wrote, as well as short
S P Miskowski’s Knock Knock and the Skillute Cycle
SP Miskowski is one of the finer voices in modern horror fiction. Her work is tense, beautifully paced, and deeply, deeply perceptive as to the human condition and all its foibles, faults and perfections. She was kind enough to answer a few questions
John Ajvide Lindqvist: Come Unto Me
Today’s Fearie Tales post is from the astonishingly talented Mr John Ajvide Lindqvist, talking about trolls, changelings, doppelganger, and the dead returning to the living
FOR THE SECOND time in less than a month, Annika was walking up the aisle of the
Angela Slatter: By the Weeping Gate
And today I, errr, interview myself about my Fearie Tales story, “By the Weeping Gate”.
This house here in Breakwater, this one, by the Weeping Gate where men and women come to wait and weep for those lost to the sea.
Genre Con Oz 2013 – Where Stuff Didst Happenst
So, from Friday 11 Oct through to Sunday 13 Oct, I was embedded in Genre Con Oz at SLQ … in the manner of an especially happy tick in the neck of a particularly juicy bullock.
Fearie Tales beginnings
First paragraphs of the Fearie Tales stories from Masters Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, Robert Shearman, and Markus Heitz.
DOREEN WAS AWAKE at once and trying to hear why. A dog barked on the far side of the tennis
Joanne Harris: The Silken People
The lovely Joanne Harris talks about The Pied Piper, how horror lurks in the shadows of fairy stories, and the language of the subconscious.
ONCE THERE WAS a little girl, who lived in a