Monthly Archives: September 2015

Beyond the Woods: Retold Fairy Tales

BeyondTheWoods-400Beyond the Woods: Retold Fairy Tales is a new reprint anthology from the lovely Paula Guran and Night Shade Books.

It will be out in July 2016, and I’m delighted to say that my story “The Bone Mother” is contained therein, along with
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Over at Those Who Run With Wolves …

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hires… there’s a gorgeous review of Of Sorrow and Such by the lovely Vida Cruz.

One of the best compliments I can give any story is, “I read it in one sitting”. The same applies for Of Sorrow and Such–it’s got
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Horrorology Interviews: Jo Fletcher

Jo and Steve, (c) Peter Colebron

Jo and Steve, (c) Peter Colebron

Today’s final Horrorology post is from the lovely Jo Fletcher, our redoubtable publisher.

This is the third horror anthology you’ve published with Steve as editor –
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Over at The Book Smugglers …

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hires… is an excerpt from Of Sorrow and Such!

Go! Enjoy! Here!

New Storybook Project

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Carolyn Emerick’s lovely Selkie

Time to move forward! Kathleen Jennings and I have decided it’s time to start a new storybook. So, we’ll be working on “Skin” next week on our Avid Bookshop work day, which was one of my short stories. Originally
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Horrorology Interviews: Nicola Budd

Art by Nicola Howell

Art by Nicola Howell

The delightful Nicola Budd is not only an excellent artist, but also an editor with Jo Fletcher Books. Horrorology was a major new project for her and here she
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Flight – The Pointy End

ravenAnd now we’re at the pointy end of the publishing process. The designers are making final tweaks to the layout, we’re gathering cover quotes, finalising cover design, and just waiting for the moment when the printer gets his hands on
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Horrorology Interviews: Angela Slatter

Dr Angela Slatter

Angela Slatter (Photo by David Pollitt, June 2010)

Angela Slatter is … well, me. Here I ramble on about my Horrorology novella, “Ripper”.

What was the inspiration for your Horrorology tale “Ripper”?

Well, it had a bit of a convoluted beginning: I was
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Some exciting news!

AAPS-Header1Kathleen Jennings and I have signed with the most excellent Alex Adsett Publishing Services for the representation of our illustrated works!

That means Genevieve and the Dragon will have someone to find them a home, and future illustrated books such as Skin, Words,
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Horrorology Interviews: Reggie Oliver

r4eggieThe superbly talented Mr Reggie Oliver is a playwright, author, biographer, actor and director. His Tartarus collection Mrs Midnight won the Dracula Society’s Children of the Night Award, and was a finalist for both the British
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