Monthly Archives: November 2014

Schlock talks to Kathleen Jennings

Bag2My favourite illustrator chats with Schlock Magazine about art, creating and agonising.

How do your creative processes differ when you’re working on art or writing, if there is any?

In writing, I write then agonise. In illustration, I agonise, then draw. The first half
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The Female Factory: Vox

FemaleFactory-coverWhen Alisa approached us about doing one of the Twelve Planets, we readily agreed. Then, having sprung her trap, she added “But make it more science fictiony.”

Cue Mo Szyslak from The Simpsons … “Whaaaaaa?”

Undeterred, and a little heavy of heart, we two
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SF Signal reveiws The Bitterwood Bible

BB jacket frontThe wonderful Haralambi Markov has reviewed The Bitterwood Bible over at SF Signal.

MY REVIEW:
PROS: Exquisite prose; a shared world where the stories bleed into each other to establish a vibrant and sprawling mythology; complex portrayal of women
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In the mail: Zombie Apocalypse! Endgame

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Can you hear the happy squeeeing? I love these projects because they are like proper artefacts.

Goodreads Giveaway: The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings

BBBSo, if I’ve done things correctly, there will be a giveaway thingy appearing on Goodreads any old day now.

The prize consists of a signed copy of The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings and one of the gorgeous totebags I had made with
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Love and Other Poisons by Silvia Moreno-Garcia

loveandotherNot content with being a most excellent editor and publisher, Silvia Moreno-Garcia insists upon being a kick-ass writer as well. Here she talks about her collection Love & Other Poisons. Check out the Innsmouth Free Press site.

1. So what should
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Letters to Lovecraft: a review

letterstolovecraftcoverAnd here’s the first review of the Letters to Lovecraft anthology edited by Jesse Bullington and published by Stone Skin Press.

I have a story in it called “Only the Dead and the Moonstruck”, and there are also excellent tales by
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Publishers Weekly reviews Bitterwood

BB jacket frontMy third starred review from Publishers Weekly – a cause for dancing if ever there was one!

The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings

Although set in a fantasy world full of sorcery and
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: new review

SBoHSA new review over at This is Horror by Ross Warren of The Spectral Book of Horror Stories (Mark Morris, ed.). In a fit of self-centredness, I shall tell you only what is said about my story, but all the other excellent
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Over at StarShipSofa …

drought water sci-fi_cosmos science magazine… my story “I Love You Like Water” (which first appeared in the anthology 2012 from Twelfth Planet Press) has been podcasterised. It’s a word. It was also reprinted over at Cosmos Online.

There’s also a terrific tale by
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