Monthly Archives: October 2015

Post at Tor.com: Five Books Containing Traces of Witches

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hiresOver at Tor.com I talk about five books containing traces of witches, specifically some magnificent works by Margo Lanagan, Juliet Marillier, Tanith Lee, Diana L. Paxson, and Emma Donoghue. Note: Seahearts was published as The Brides of Rollrock Island in
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Dead Letters Cover

The cover for Dead Letters, the anthology edited by Conrad Williams and published by Titan Books, has been revealed! All of the contributors are on the cover, so huzzah! I’ve got a weird and nasty story in this one.

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Last “Flight” postcards

The last of the lovely Flight postcards have arrived, so we’ll be packing them to take to WFC and leave in strategic locations around the con hotel – collect the whole set! Thanks to Sue at Tiny Owl Workshop for organising this and to Kathleen for putting such gorgeous art with my words.

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Horrorology in my hot little hands!

It’s arrived! Horrorology: The Lexicon of Fear, Stephen Jones’ new anthology, out via the delightful Jo Fletcher Books, with artwork (and a new story!) by Clive Barker. Look at that ToC!

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Flight collateral

Kathleen and I will be taking some of these Flight coasters and postcards with us to WFC! Thanks to Sue of Tiny Owl Workshop.

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Powerful What-ifs: Kim Newman’s Red Reign

torOver at Tor.com I talk about Kim Newman’s Red Reign and all the things I learned from it.

As both a writer and reader I think it’s safe to say that I’ve always learned the most from the books I’ve hated on first reading. Sometimes
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GenreCon 2015 – You Really, Really Need To Be There

GenreCon2015BannerThere are still a few registrations left for GenreCon – they do close on 25 October, however, so if you’ve been wavering might I suggest you get your butt into gear?

Now, let me be clear: this isn’t a ‘con’ in the sense
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Bitterwood cards!

We used some of Kathleen’s beautiful illustrations for Bitterwood to make these lovely cards. Thanks, Moo.com for the lovely finished product!

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WFC Schedule updates

wfc2015A few updates to my WFC schedule: the Thursday panel is now at 4pm, and Helen Marshall has been added to the Friday panel – Helen Marshall should always be added to everything!! The whole thing is here.

My appearances:

THURSDAY, NOVEMBER
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Focus 2014 Interviews: Kaaron Warren

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Photo credit Andrew Sikorski

Today the wonderful Kaaron Warren talks Focus 2014 from Fablecroft.

What was the inspiration for your story, “Death’s Door Cafe”?

This story was inspired a visit to the National Museum, where they had an exhibit of items
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