The Tallow-Wife

Random Alex says lovely things about The Tallow-Wife over here

“I can always rely on Angela Slatter to shatter my heart.”

My work here is done. *swirls cape*

 

The Starlit Wood: Max Gladstone

In today’s Starlit Wood post, Max Gladstone discusses “Giants in the Sky”.

1. What was the inspiration for your story in The Starlit Wood?

The term “beanstalk” has a second life outside of fairy tales, in fiction about space elevators. I wanted to play on this connection, and
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Over at Write Through the Roof …

Madeleine D’Este asked me some questions over at Write Through the Roof, and I tried to provide answers that did not suck.

Click!

Heading back into …

… the lands of the Sourdough/Bitterwood world …

“Books were in the blood of the Briars; Sandor, great-great-great-grandfather of the clan, was a collector (less frequently a bookseller for he could hardly bear to part with the things), especially of tomes and fragments
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The Starlit Wood: Seanan McGuire

Today the prolific and generally amazing Seanan McGuire talks about “In the Desert Like a Bone”, her story in The Starlit Wood.

1. What was the inspiration for your story in The Starlit Wood?

I used to work in coyote rescue, and I
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Cuckoo over at PseudoPod!

Hey, the fab peeps at PseudoPod have included my creepy story “Cuckoo” (this is a story of mine that actually makes me shudder) in the Halloween month!

Fair warning: all kinds of nastiness and not for the faint of heart.

And oh gawd, I just started
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Mystery Woman: Q&A with Vicki Madden (The Kettering Incident)

Brisneylanders! Can I suggest strongly that you head along to this on Monday 30 October?

Vicki has a wealth of knowledge and is a fascinating raconteur.

Details are here.

Spend an eerily illuminating night with our very special interstate guest and co-creator/co-producer/writer
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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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