It’s Halloween #1

Just been reminded of this fabulous illustration by the wonderful Mr Greg Ruth for my novelette, Finnegan’s Field.

It also accompanied the excellent essay, Why Horror is Good for You (and Even Better for Your Kids), by said wonderful illustrator!

So there you
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A Book of Horrors – Italian Translation

So delighted!! My first translation into Italian – that’s “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter” in there.

A beautiful new Italian limited edition of A BOOK OF HORRORS from Alessandro Manzetti’s Independent Legions Publishing.

Contains stories by: stories by Ramsey Campbell, Peter Crowther, Dennis
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Kirkus Review

Momentous occasion: my first mention in Kirkus Review!

Especially delightful as this story appears in the wonderful Marie O’Regan’s new Titan anthology, Phantoms.

Phantoms edited by Marie O’Regan is an anthology of (mostly) new ghost stories from the likes of M.R. Carey, Gemma Files,
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Best New Horror #29

I’m delighted to announce that Mr Stephen Jones is taking my story “No Good Deed” for Best New Horror #29 (PS Publications)! This story originally appeared in Mark Morris’ New Fears (Titan Books).

 

Hark! is in the house

Few things are better in a writer’s life than the arrival of author copies! Thanks, Rob and Christopher!

Hark!

Just a quick reminder that Hark! The Herald Angels Scream is out for Halloween!

HARK! THE HERALD ANGELS SCREAM, due out in October from Knopf Doubelday. “Honor Thy Mother” is a tale of unappreciated mothers and disappointing sons at Christmas.

The Lovecraft Squad: Dreaming

Fantastic review of The Lovecraft Squad: Dreaming (Stephen Jones, ed.) by the Sci-Fi and Fantasy Reviewer.

The Lovecraft Squad: Dreaming is a hugely enjoyable anthology, and Stephen Jones has once again worked his magic as editor to pull together some of the best and most
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Useful Articles

Here are a couple of articles I wrote a little while ago, still useful information.

Over at The Writing Platform – Online Presence: Pros, Perils and Possibilities.

Over at Cultured Vultures – Top 5 Networking Tips for Writers.

The Karnstein Trilogy: Carmilla’s Children

Movie poster for the French release of Twins of Evil

So, after a couple of year, much work and re-work, throwing self on the fainting couch, I have finally figured out the configuration for my take on the Carmilla films from Hammer. Huge
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New Novel: Blackwater

Art cards by Kathleen Jennings

So, I’m in a weird place at the moment, having delivered one series I’m not sure what (if anything) will be published next as far as novels are concerned. But I am working on finalising the first draft
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