Category Archives: On Writing: General
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”, “Aschenputtel”, what happens when Alan Lee says he’ll illustrate your anthology, and
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 stories in venues such as The New Weird,
SP 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 for me about her debut novel, Knock
FOR THE SECOND time in less than a month, Annika was walking up the aisle of the church with Robert. This time they didn’t continue as
This house here in Breakwater, this one, by the Weeping Gate where men and women come to wait and weep for those lost to the sea. This house is very fine, given the notoriety of
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.
First paragraphs of the Fearie Tales stories from Masters Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, Robert Shearman, and Markus Heitz.
DOREEN WAS AWAKE at once and trying to hear why. A dog barked on the far side of the tennis courts, and another yapped from the direction of the
On Fearie Tales duty today is the lovely Mr Peter Crowther. He talks about fairy traps, ‘The Musician of Bremen’, and goblins stealing babies. Huzzah!
‘A certain mother had her child taken out of its cradle
by the elves, and a changeling with a large head and
staring eyes, which
Another great review of the first issue of The Dark, this time from Terry Weyna at Fantasy Literature!
Fly, fiend! Over the Western SeaFollowed by cries of hate from the Afterworld
—Aya no Tsuzumi, The Silken Drum,Japanese No Play, origin and author unknown.
‘SHE’S JAPANESE,’ SAID Karen from the estate agents. I