Monthly Archives: October 2017

The Starlit Wood: Stephen Graham Jones

Once upon a time there was The Starlit Wood, edited by Dominik Parisien and Navah Wolfe. It won the Shirley Jackson Award, was shortlisted for the World Fantasy Award, the British Fantasy Award, and a whole slew of other awards. It re-imagined seventeen
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It Came From the Deep: Five Quick Questions with Maria Lewis

The Most Excellent Maria Lewis has a surprise YA novel out, It Came From the Deep. I forced her to sit down and tell me about it. You’re welcome.

1. Think quick: tell us about It Came From the Deep
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The Art of Cameos in a Fictional World

This is a lovely and considered article by Carina Bissett about my collection A Feast of Sorrows: Stories (Prime Books).

My introduction to the work of the Australian writer Angela Slatter occurred when I stumbled across the Tor.com
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Dark Satanic Mills – first review

A really terrific review by Anthony Watson of Great British Horror 2: Dark Satanic Mills, edited by Steve J. Shaw (Black Shuck Books). Plus, I got to be in an anthology with authors and friends whose work I love.

Very kind words
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The Tallow-Wife limited edition

Right, folks.

I have six copies of the very limited edition hardcover of The Tallow-Wife novella from FableCroft, illustrated by Kathleen Jennings, and written by me. They will be dropped in to Pulp Fiction Booksellers by moi tomorrow morning. If you want one,
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Conflux: A Grimm Tales Report

Ellen Datlow, Kaaron Warren, Angela Slatter at Muse. Photo by Cat Sparks

So the title is so misleading!

It was great! Grimm but great!  But not grim.

As some of you’ll know from my constant stream of selfies (sorry!) I spent this past weekend in
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Hellboy in da house

Kinda literally, but kinda figuratively.

Technically, it’s the new Hellboy prose anthology (via Dark Horse Comics), An Assortment of Horrors, edited by Christopher Golden and artified exquisitely (as always) by Mike Mignola.

So, yeah, if your dog went nuts a day or so ago, it’s
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Poetry

White fox by Kathleen Jennings (not a puppy)

For whatever reason, I’ve been writing poetry lately.

I’m finding it a good way to work stuff out of my head and also to limber up the writing muscles before I hit the prose.

Crap at finding
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Five Books That Taste Great by Cassandra Khaw

Few things warm my cold, cold heart more than the words “We read your stories in class.”

One of the things that sets said chill heart to “positively toasty” is articles like this by the multi-talented Cassandra Khaw, who’s kindly put my The Girl
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Modern Literary Witches Go Beyond Maiden, Mother, and Crone

Over at Tor.com Natalie Zutter examines breaking out of the Maiden, Mother, Crone Bermuda Triangle!

Partway through Deborah Harkness’ A Discovery of Witches, scholar-turned-witch Diana Bishop encounters a trio of familiar figures: a maiden, a mother, and
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