Category Archives: On Publishing

The Alternative Typewriter dissects “The Chrysanthemum Bride”

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“The Bride” by Mac Tuyet

Haralambi Markov looks at my story “The Chrysanthemum Bride”, which first appeared at Fantasy Magazine in 2009.

A snippet:

“The Chrysanthemum Bride” gives Slatter the necessary setting and platform to examine the unsavory fates allotted to women
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Area X Marks the Spot: Welcome to the Southern Reach

annihilationoneAnnihilation, the first book of the Southern Reach trilogy and Jeff VanderMeer’s first novel in four years, is in barnstorming mode to say the least. You can purchase it here (you know you want to).

The story so far:

Annihilation is set
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Happiness in the mail

1012292_10151925992162304_632005757_nIt’s always a happy day when books arrive at The Bones Remember Everything. It’s an even happier day when the books are from Tartarus Press. But when it’s Tartarus Press books in which I have a story?

Ticker tape parade, snoopy dancing,
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Jo Fletcher: Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome

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Our lovely publisher Jo Fletcher of Jo Fletcher Books has the place of honour for the final Fearie Tales post – we launch the book on 2 November at WFC! – and she talks here about “The Snow Queen”,
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Books Written by Mad Ancestors: KJ Bishop

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Art by Kathleen Jennings

The wonderful and surreal writing of KJ Bishop has brought us, among other things, the World Fantasy  finalist The Etched City and the Aurealis Award winning That Book Your Mad Ancestor Wrote, as well as short
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S P Miskowski’s Knock Knock and the Skillute Cycle

spSP Miskowski is one of the finer voices in modern horror fiction. Her work is tense, beautifully paced, and deeply, deeply perceptive as to the human condition and all its foibles, faults and perfections. She was kind enough to answer a few questions
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John Ajvide Lindqvist: Come Unto Me

john_narrowweb__300x393,0Today’s Fearie Tales post is from the astonishingly talented Mr John Ajvide Lindqvist, talking about trolls, changelings, doppelganger, and the dead returning to the living

FOR THE SECOND time in less than a month, Annika was walking up the aisle of the
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Genre Con Oz 2013 – Where Stuff Didst Happenst

So, from Friday 11 Oct through to Sunday 13 Oct, I was embedded in Genre Con Oz at SLQ … in the manner of an especially happy tick in the neck of a particularly juicy bullock.

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My photo of Lisa

 

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Joanne Harris: The Silken People

Snurched from The Guardian

Snurched from The Guardian

The lovely Joanne Harris talks about The Pied Piper, how horror lurks in the shadows of fairy stories, and the language of the subconscious.

ONCE THERE WAS a little girl, who lived in a
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Support the Queensland Literary Awards

1375757086So, know a millionaire with too much money and not enough to do with it except start her/his own political party?

How about directing them here and suggesting they do something worthwhile for Queensland and support literature … y’know, invest
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