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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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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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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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Blackwater

As always art by Kathleen Jennings coz wolves and candlesticks and pouffy skirts …

So, I spent most of last year and the first few months of this year working on a novel called Blackwater. It’s a gothic fantasy set in the same
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The Dark Issue 45 – February 2019

The latest issue of The Dark is out in the wild!

There are new stories by Carrie Laben (“The Crying Bride”) and Julia August (“Butterflies and Hurricanes”), and reprints from myself (“The Red Forest”) and Octavia Cade (“The Little Beast”).

And
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Podcasty Goodness

Artification, as always, by the wonderful Kathleen Jennings

A few of my stories have been made into podcasts by the likes of the fabtacular PseudoPod and Tales to Terrify, so I thought I’d bring all the links together in one convenient post.

This is
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It’s Halloween #2

Artwork by Kathleen Jennings (as pretty much always)

So, in honour of the doors between worlds opening this eve, and all manner of things walking through, here is an older story of mine, “Words” (first published in The Lifted Brow # 5, June
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Thanks, Hannah!

Gorgeous review of The Girl with No Hands and Other Tales by Hannah right here.

Thanks, Erica O. for recommending me!

I love it when people discover books like this; first published in 2011, I love that she’s still getting new readers!

Kane’s Scary Tales Vol. 1

Paul Kane’s latest, Scary Tales, will soon be available. I read it and liked it so much I wrote the Introduction.

Beware: the writing style is deceptive, conversational: you’re just having a drink with an old friend …
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