Category Archives: fairy tales

Restoration …

OMG looks like the rumours are true and it’s a real book! Reviewers like Liz Barnsley have got copies of my baby!

Thanks, Hannah!

Gorgeous review of The Girl with No Hands and Other Tales by Hannah right here.

Thanks, Erica O. for recommending me!

I love it when people discover books like this; first published in 2011, I love that she’s still getting new readers!

Every time!

Check out the artwork on the deluxe edition of The Tommyknockers! Every time I see something new I’m just astounded.

Happy birthday to me!

I’m a day late, sure, but the wonderful Jo Fletcher Books were not when these babies arrived on my doorstep yesterday – perfectly timed for my birthday.

Corpselight in paperback form with a brand new, never published anywhere before story, “Swan Girls” in the back …

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Kane’s Scary Tales Vol. 1

Paul Kane’s latest, Scary Tales, will soon be available. I read it and liked it so much I wrote the Introduction.

Beware: the writing style is deceptive, conversational: you’re just having a drink with an old friend …
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Locus Interview Extract

There’s an extract of my interview with Locus Magazine over at Locus online.

“I worked with intent. My thought was, I’m 37, and I want to give this a real go to do it as a career. I don’t want
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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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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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Bitterwood

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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When you accidentally become the subject of an academic study …

… and fear someone has made a horrible mistake …