Monthly Archives: September 2015

Horrorology Interviews: Ramsey Campbell

ramseycampbellWhat can one say about Master Ramsey Campbell that truly shows the extent of his influence in the genre, not to mention the breadth of his talent? A poor attempt might go thusly:

The Inhabitant of the Lake and
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Horrorology Interviews: Lisa Tuttle

Lisa Tuttle

American-born, UK-based Lisa Tuttle is a writer of science fiction, fantasy, and horror as well as an editor and reviewer. She was the 1974 winner of the John W. Campbell Award for Best New Writer, won the 1989
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Horrorology Interviews: Kim Newman

kim newman

Kim Newman is one of my favourite writers; I do like to think of him as the Dandy Highway Man of Horror. He is, among other things, a superb writer, a perceptive critic, and an inveterate wearer of cravats.

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

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GenreCon Program is live, live, live!

GenreCon2015BannerYup, if you’re coming to Brisbane for GenreCon at the end of October (and why wouldn’t you be?) the program is here.

On Saturday 31 October I’ll be running this two-hour workshop:

1:30 PM – 3:30 PM

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When Kathleen Jennings says …

Author by Artist

Author by Artist

… “Do you want art with that?” you ALWAYS say “Yes!”

This is why.

Horrorology Interviews: Joanne Harris


Joanne Harris (MBE) studied Modern and Mediaeval Languages at Cambridge and was a teacher for fifteen years, during which time she published three novels, including Chocolat (1999), which was made into an Oscar-nominated film starring Juliette Binoche and Johnny Depp.

Read more… Sweepstakes! are giving away three galley copies of Of Sorrow and Such – but only to the US and Canada (although not Quebec, for some reason – I’m sorry, Quebec, I’ll make it up to you).

So, go here
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Horrorology Interviews: Mark Samuels


Mark Samuels (born 1967) is the author of five short story collections: The White Hands and Other Weird Tales (Tartarus Press 2003), Black Altars (Rainfall Books 2003), Glyphotech & Other Macabre Processes (PS Publishing 2008), The Man who Collected Machen
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Random Alex on Of Sorrow and Such

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresAnd another review for Of Sorrow and Such! Thanks, Alex!


Secondly, Margo Lanagan is right, as usual. This is a riveting read.

Mistress Gideon, the narrator, is not
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Lament for the Afterlife – Brisbane Launch!

Lament1Okay, my fellow Brisneylanders: on Oct 29 at 6pm, Lisa L. Hannett will be at Avid Reader launching her new book Lament for the Afterlife. Do you want to be there?

Of course you do, you’re all folk of exquisite taste.

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