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Ladies of the Fright: Witches!!

Art by Kathleen Jennings as always, from Flight.

Over Halloween I had a chat with the delightful and delovely Lisa Quigley and Mackenzie Kiera, the Ladies of the Fright! About witches (or my “witch work”). Me, sounding very Australian – in the background
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Scribbles

In between a million other things, I’m trying to make sure I keep writing my own things … they make me feel happy, grounded when the world is a bit topsy-turvy (like now, end of year, moving house, deadlines, etc). So here is my current scribble, untitled (but let’s call it “Nest” for the moment), but I think it might
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A Miscellany of Death & Folly

A Miscellany of Death & Folly is now available to order!

… An entertainment including works from some of the finest authors of the weird and morbid working today: A collection of admirable knick-knacks and curios, fictions, non-fictions, poems, for your amusement.

It isn’t
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For a Halloween Snack

Stephen J. Clark’s “Homunculus”

Here’s my short story “Sourdough” …

Sourdough

by Angela Slatter

My father did not know that my mother knew about his other wives, but she did.

It didn’t seem to bother her, perhaps because, of them all, she had the greater
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A MISCELLANY OF DEATH & FOLLY

A MISCELLANY OF DEATH & FOLLY will be available to order on November 2nd, Dia De Los Muertos (The Day of The Dead). I’m absolutely delighted to have a story in this book – Egaeus produces such exquisite collector’s
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Heading into Halloween 2019

If it’s the second year you do it, it’s totally a tradition, right?

So, as I did last year, here are links to all my spooky stories that you can read online for free. They’re not all nice, so be warned.
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Happy Book Birthday, Hex Life!

As it’s already October 1st in Australia, Hex Life is having its birthday! Edited by the fab Christopher Golden and equally fab Rachel Autumn Deering, this magnificent tome contains WICKED NEW TALES OF WITCHERY! Go! Buy! Read! Pick yours up at your
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New Two-Book Deal!

Art by Kathleen Jennings

I’m absolutely delighted to say that, thanks to the excellent work of my beloved agent Meg Davis (Ki Agency), I’ve signed a two-book deal with Cath Trechman of Titan Books.

The novel currently known as Blackwater will be published in
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Dilatando Mentes

I’m absolutely delighted to say that Sourdough and Other Stories will be translated into Spanish by the lovely folks at Dilatando Mentes (“Expanding Minds”) Editorial! Sourdough will be published in Spanish in 2021, and gradually all my other single author collections as well.

This is
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Meg Caddy: Devil’s Ballast

And today the truly delightful and piratical Meg Caddy takes over the blog to talk about Devil’s Ballast, Lambert Simnel as a dinner guest, and witch trials. Oh, and cats.

1. What do new readers need to know about
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