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
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
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
A really terrific review by Anthony Watson of Great British Horror 2: Dark Satanic Mills, edited by Steve J. Shaw (Black Shuck Books). Plus, I got to be in an anthology with authors and friends whose work I love.
Very kind words
I have six copies of the very limited edition hardcover of The Tallow-Wife novella from FableCroft, illustrated by Kathleen Jennings, and written by me. They will be dropped in to Pulp Fiction Booksellers by moi tomorrow morning. If you want one,
Ellen Datlow, Kaaron Warren, Angela Slatter at Muse. Photo by Cat Sparks
So the title is so misleading!
It was great! Grimm but great! But not grim.
As some of you’ll know from my constant stream of selfies (sorry!) I spent this past weekend in
Kinda literally, but kinda figuratively.
Technically, it’s the new Hellboy prose anthology (via Dark Horse Comics), An Assortment of Horrors, edited by Christopher Golden and artified exquisitely (as always) by Mike Mignola.
So, yeah, if your dog went nuts a day or so ago, it’s
Few things warm my cold, cold heart more than the words “We read your stories in class.”
One of the things that sets said chill heart to “positively toasty” is articles like this by the multi-talented Cassandra Khaw, who’s kindly put my The Girl
Over at Tor.com Natalie Zutter examines breaking out of the Maiden, Mother, Crone Bermuda Triangle!
Partway through Deborah Harkness’ A Discovery of Witches, scholar-turned-witch Diana Bishop encounters a trio of familiar figures: a maiden, a mother, and
Specifically, on the reading you need to do when you’re a writer.
Reading out loud.
In front of an audience.
This is terrifying enough on its own, but you can manage it. Here are a few hints that I find useful:
Practise your reading before you