Monthly Archives: July 2014
My Significant Other, the Tech Badger, undertook barrel-person duties and drew names from the official competition hat.
Copies of Home and Hearth are going out to Stacey Larner and Steve Ormsby.
Thanks to all who entered!
Like Chicken Man, I am everywhere … today at least
Over at Alan Baxter’s place I answer five questions about my Spectral chapbook, Home and Hearth, and a variety of other horror and dinner party related things.
1. What’s “Hearth and Home” all about and why did you write this story?
Over in the Shock Room
Today, the lovely S.P. Miskowski hosts me over at the Shock Room, where I ramble about ten short horror stories that have always stuck with me.
I’ve written a lot about the fairy tales I loved as a child and
Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Lisa Tuttle’s Something Sinister in Sunlight
Of Lisa Tuttle’s work, Dave Langford has said “Tuttle writes well and knows just how to push the gooseflesh button. I’d say more but it’s difficult to type while trembling under the bedclothes.” Speaks for itself, really. Below, Lisa
Cover reveal: Dreams of Shadow and Smoke
And this is the gorgeous cover for Swan River Press’s Dreams of Shadow and Smoke: Stories for J.S. Le Fanu, edited by Jim Rockhill and Brian J. Showers. Further details are here.
“Perhaps other souls than human are sometimes born
Cover reveal: The Spectral Book of Horror Stories
And Vincent Chong has outdone himself yet again for The Spectral Book of Horror Stories.
Spectral Book of Horror Stories: John Llewellyn Probert’s The Life Inspector
Grand Master of Melodramatic Horror Mayhem, John Llewellyn Probert, (The Nine Deaths of Dr Valentine is well worth the read) is one of the Spectral Book of Horror Stories authors and kindly answers some questions for us.
1. Can you remember
These arrived today from RedBubble. Thanks for organising them, Kathleen Jennings!
Michael Marshall Smith on The Spectral Book of Horror Stories
The prolific and talented Mr Michael Marshall Smith has taken some time to answer a few questions about horror in general and The Spectral Book of Horror in particular.
1. Can you remember the first horror story you read that made an impact on you? I can – though I don’t know the title. It was a spooky tale
Competition: Home and Hearth
My author copies of Home and Hearth from Spectral Press have arrived! So I’m running a competition and giving away two copies to readers.
Just email me at firstname.lastname@example.org and say “Hi, Angela” (yes, it’s the minimal requirements competition) and I’ll use a