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Beyond the Woods!

In the mail!

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Despatches from KSP: Day One

Welcome basket from KSP. Contains chocolate!

Welcome basket from KSP. Contains chocolate!

Travel is the great discombobulator.

We are taken out of our normal environment, sundered from our daily routines. Our habits, we find, are no longer easy. This can make us grumpy: we go
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Lament for the Afterlife – a reminder

Photo by Lisa!

Photo by Lisa!

A gentle reminder, my fellow Brisneylanders: on Oct 29 at 6pm, Lisa L. Hannett will be at Avid Reader launching her new book Lament for the Afterlife. Do you want to be there?

Of course you do, you’re all
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Beyond the Woods: Retold Fairy Tales

BeyondTheWoods-400Beyond the Woods: Retold Fairy Tales is a new reprint anthology from the lovely Paula Guran and Night Shade Books.

It will be out in July 2016, and I’m delighted to say that my story “The Bone Mother” is contained therein, along with
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The Sourdough Posts: Under the Mountain

Image taken from page 78 of "Songs for Little People," published in 1896. (The British Library)

Image taken from page 78 of “Songs for Little People,” published in 1896. (The British Library)

The Sourdough Posts: Under the Mountain

Ah, and the last Sourdough
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In which the Dance of Happiness is Done

Lisa's photo

Lisa’s photo

So I woke to a text from my dearest Brain, Lisa L. Hannett, sent while she was exploring far-flung Lindisfarne on her Great Viking Adventure Time, saying “WAKE UP WAKE UP WAKE UP, MY BRAIN, YOU’RE ON THE WFA SHORTLIST!”

And
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Archivist Wasp: Nicole Kornher-Stace

nksThe first thing I read by Nicole Kornher-Stace was The Winter Triptych from Papaveria Press … which utterly stunned me. Winter. Queens. Ghosts. Roses. Castles. And that cover, oh that cover. Stunning writing, visceral imagery,
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The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror: 2015 Edition

YBDFH2015-600mock1Utterly delighted to have my fourth outing in Paula Guran’s The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror, this time in the 2015 Edition (Prime Books) – and to share it with Lisa Hannett in her first appearance there makes it even more
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Midnight and Moonshine: new in eBook form!

midnight-and-moonshineAt last, it’s here: Midnight and Moonshine is up at Amazon, ready for downloading to your Kindle’ish devices, people!

The gods are dead, but will not be forgotten.

When Mymnir flees the devastation of
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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: John Llewellyn Probert’s The Life Inspector

JLPHomePagePic2AtomicGrand Master of Melodramatic Horror Mayhem, John Llewellyn Probert, (The Nine Deaths of Dr Valentine is well worth the read) is one of the Spectral Book of Horror Stories authors and kindly answers some
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