Category Archives: Pimping/Promoting!

The Female Factory: Vox

FemaleFactory-coverWhen Alisa approached us about doing one of the Twelve Planets, we readily agreed. Then, having sprung her trap, she added “But make it more science fictiony.”

Cue Mo Szyslak from The Simpsons … “Whaaaaaa?”

Undeterred, and a little heavy of heart, we two
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Spectral Book of Horrors: Gary McMahon’s Dull Fire

garyThe two main things you need to know about Mr Gary McMahon are that he is disgustingly prolific and disgustingly talented in the creeping-you-out department. Just read The Bones of You, Reaping the Dark, and What They Hear in the Dark and then try
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Nicholas Royle’s This Video Does Not Exist

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The multi-talented Mr Nicholas Royle is not only a writer, but also a senior lecturer in creative writing at the Manchester Writing School, and runs the acclaimed Nightjar Press.
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Helen Marshall’s Funeral Rites

Helen Marshall Author Photo

Helen Marshall is the author of the British Fantasy award-winning Hair Side, Flesh Side (which is indeed brilliant), Gifts for the One Who Comes After and The Sex Lives of Monsters, as well as many
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Stephen Volk’s Newspaper Heart

S_volk2MA9314721-0001Mr Stephen Volk is the mind behind such gems as Gothic, Ghostwatch, and Afterlife … please take a moment to indulge in the traditional Wayne’s World “We’re not worthy” obeisance. Done? Excellent. He’s been
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Lisa Tuttle’s Something Sinister in Sunlight

Lisa TuttleOf Lisa Tuttle’s work, Dave Langford has said “Tuttle writes well and knows just how to push the gooseflesh button. I’d say more but it’s difficult to type while trembling under the bedclothes.” Speaks
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Cover reveal: Dreams of Shadow and Smoke

grande_shadowandsmoke1And this is the gorgeous cover for Swan River Press’s Dreams of Shadow and Smoke: Stories for J.S. Le Fanu, edited by Jim Rockhill and Brian J. Showers. Further details are here.

Ze blurb:

“Perhaps other souls than
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Competition: Home and Hearth

CAM01466My author copies of Home and Hearth from Spectral Press have arrived! So I’m running a competition and giving away two copies to readers.

Just email me at me@angelaslatter.com and say “Hi, Angela” (yes, it’s the minimal requirements competition) and I’ll use a
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The Dark, Issue 1: reviewed

coverSmallAnother great review of the first issue of The Dark, this time from Terry Weyna at Fantasy Literature!

Go here.

The New Strange

We-Are-For-The-Dark_custom-81084369acf8eaf9b454a9b2380fa176ae184b09-s2Great article from Rick Kleffel over at the NPR Books site about “The New Strange” and Robert Aickman, specifically with regards to We Are for the Dark, the latest Aickman and Howard collection from Tartarus Press.

If you want a chilly comedown
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