Monthly Archives: January 2018

Stephen King’s The Tommyknockers

So, this is causing some excitement chez nous:

1. A limited edition slipcased hardcover of the legendary Stephen King’s equally legendary The Tommyknockers from PS Publishing (cover by the incredible Daniele Serra),

2. I’ve been asked to write an
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I’ve just realised that, when faced by a huge new challenge, the inspirational image that pops into my head is Nick Frost, covered in bruises & blood, taking a deep breath then fighting a bear. Nick Frost always wins, the bear buys him drinks.



Suffice to say, there’s a big new secret challenge in my life.

Onward and upward, toward the
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The Beast’s Heart: Leife Shallcross

Leife Shallcross is the author of several short stories, including Pretty Jennie Greenteeth, which won the 2016 Aurealis Award for Best Young Adult Short Story, and a graduate of the ACT Writers Centre’s 2016 HARDCOPY professional development program. Her first
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Chinese Translations in SFW!

Normally when I’m this excited I make a noise only dogs can hear, but I am so extra-mega-excited about this that the squeaks can be heard in Paraguay.

SFW magazine translated three of my tales for this issue! “Home and
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The Gina


Just plugging last edits into Restoration, powered by the kindness of the housemates who bring me cocktails (one a night so it’s not terrifying, drunken editing that makes Beloved Publisher cry).

I’m sitting in the Boatman’s low dark craft. I was in
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It Might Not Look Like It …

… but I am actually busy planning to launch Restoration in August this year.

Badges, candy, cupcakes, Dr Kim, the Brisbane City Square Library and its magnificent staff, my family heckling from the front row.

Oh, it’s all happening.

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The Last Ghost: Marie O’Regan

Marie O’Regan is a British Fantasy Award-nominated author and editor, based in Derbyshire. Her first collection, Mirror Mere, was published in 2006 by Rainfall Books; her second, In Times of Want, came out in September 2016 from
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“New Fears” Book Review

Fantastic review of New Fears, the brand new horror anthology edited by Mark Morris (Titan Books)! Thanks, Shane D. Keene of HorrorTalk.

Includes a Sourdough world tale from me, called “No Good Deed”.

Edited by Mark Morris
2017, 400 pages, Fiction 
Released on September 19,
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Pulp Fiction Bestsellers of 2017

Very happy to see that both Vigil and Corpselight made the 2017 Bestseller list from Pulp Fiction Booksellers!

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Vigil (Verity Fassbinder 01) by Angela Slatter
Corpselight (Verity Fassbinder 02) by Angela Slatter
The Collapsing Empire (Flow
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Re-stocked The Bitterwood Bible cards today, and remembered how much I love the cover of the book. Kathleen Jennings’ artwork always seems to be drawn straight from my head.

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