Category Archives: fairy tales

Proper cover!

This is how The Tallow-Wife novella’s cover will look for the limited edition hardback for Conflux!

I should mention that if you love it and want it (and you KNOW you do), then you need to pre-order. It *is* a limited edition; a few will be available at Conflux, but after that it will be gone, like dust in the
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The Sheep of Stenness

So, the tale of the sheep (ram, actually).

We walked into the Stenness enclosure and there are several sheep around the area. There’s this one large ram, which Dr Kim goes over to pat. I stand there watching,
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Conflux GoH Limited Edition Book!

Greetings from the poor neglected blog! I’m still travelling, but will try to catch up in the next few days.

So, the lovely Tehani of FableCroft is releasing a strictly limited edition chapbook of The Tallow-Wife novella especially for my Conflux GoH spot.

With
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Welcome to Brisneyland! In Conversation with Angela Slatter

Tonight I’m down at the Logan North Library for a chat!

Fairy stories are part of childhood –but how does one go on from childish delight in princesses and magic to writing dark urban fantasy for adults? Angela will discuss the
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Science Fiction & Fantasy Bookclub – Angela Slatter

So, tonight I’ll be at Trent’s Place – AKA the Avid Science Fiction & Fantasy Bookclub.

From 6.30pm-8.00pm we’ll be talking about Vigil, the first book in the Verity Fassbinder series set in Brisbane.

Come along!

Ask me anything!

I’ll probably answer truthfully, or at least amusingly.

Book online.

Over at the Book Smugglers: New Weyrd

Over at the lovely House of the Book Smugglers, I talk about the New Weyrd:my updated mythology for Corpselight and Verity Fassbinder.

We are delighted to welcome Angela Slatter here today to celebrate the release of a new Verity Fassbinder novel – Corpselight,
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Speculative Fiction Festival 2017

Superheroes Panel, Speculative Fiction Festival 2017. L-R: Margo Lanagan, Robert Hood, Maria Lewis. Photographer: Cat Sparks

Nice write-up of the NSW Writers Centre Spec Fic Festival of last weekend!

Thanks, Dr Katie Lavers.

The biennial Speculative Fiction Festival is an extraordinary festival organised by the
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The Corpselight Blog Tour

Yes! It’s on the road. Lock up your cupcakes, folks.

And we’re starting over at the blog of the delightful Lisa Reads Books!

I am delighted to be involved in the blog tour for Corpselight by Angela Slatter which is the second
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Over at The Realm of Hachette …

White fox by Kathleen Jennings

… my post on Ten Scary Creatures from Fairy Tales and Mythology is up!

As an avid reader and self-confessed story junkie I’ve spent most of my life reading books of fairy and folk tales, legends, myths, religious texts,
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Over at Avid Reader …

… the delightful Trent Jamieson says lovely things! And I’ll be at the Avid Reader Science Fiction & Fantasy Book Club on 31 July.

Spinning a Fairytale Web

The fairytale is a rich soup of story. As a starting point their foundations are strong
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