Tales to Terrify #316

Over at the Tales to Terrify podcast, my gothic ghost story “The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners” (read by Drew Sebesteny; originally published in Murder Ballads by Egaeus Press), is awaiting your ears!

And there is also Randall Garrett’s “Time Fuze” as
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Locus March 2018 Issue

The March issue features interviews with James Gunn and Angela Slatter, appreciations for Ursula K. Le Guin, a column by Cory Doctorow, the 2017 Nebula Awards Ballot, Stoker Awards Final Ballot, and BSFA Shortlist, plus much more! Read more…

City of Lies: Sam Hawke

A black belt in jujitsu, Sam Hawke lives with her husband and children in Australia. City of Lies is her first novel. She also has the shortest bio to ever appear on this blog.

1. What do new readers need to know about Sam
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Welcome to Miskatonic University: An Anthology

Art by Yves Tourigny

So, there’s a new kickstarter a’brewing: Welcome to Miskatonic University.

Head on over here and check it out – and if you’ve got a few shekels, throw them in the hat. There are two anthologies: Welcome to Miskatonic University
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The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners

Over at Tales to Terrify, “The Heart is a Mirror for Sinners” is available for your listening pleasure!

This story originally appeared in the exquisitely produced Murder Ballads edited by Mark Beech (Egaeus Press, March 2017).

Go here!

Aurealis Shortlist

The shortlist for the Aurealis Awards was released into the wild this morning and I’m delighted to see that “No Good Deed” (New Fears 1, Titan Books) is on the list for Best Horror Novella and “The Little Mermaid, in Passing” (Review of Australian
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Decisions, decisions

Kathleen Jennings has taken over designing the badges for the Restoration launch bags … but she goes and gives me three options! Three!


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Locus 2017 Recommended Reading List

The Locus 2017 Recommended Reading List is out!

I’m thoroughly delighted to see so many friends on the list – and even more delighted to see that Corpselight made the list too!

As did Winter Children and Other Chilling Tales from
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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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Bears

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.

#nickfrostfightingabear

#ofcourse

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

Onward and upward, toward the
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