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Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2019

Delighted to say that I’ve got a story in this one! Especially delighted as this story was difficult to write and edit, so I’m Most Pleased.

Even more delighted to see fellow Aussies Kaaron Warren and JS Breukelaar also in the ToC with a bunch of other wonderful writers. Thanks, Paula Guran!

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Cover reveal: Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2018

Happy to see the cover for the latest Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror from Paula Guran and Prime Books!

“Sunflower Junction,” Simon Avery (Black Static #57)
“Swift to Chase,” Laird Barron (Adam’s Ladder: An Anthology of Dark Science Fiction)
“Fallow,” Ashley Blooms (Shimmer
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Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2018 ToC

Mermaid from one of Kathleen Jennings’ calendars

I’m delighted to announce that “The Little Mermaid, in Passing” has scored a berth in Paula Guran’s Year’s Best Dark Fantasy  & Horror 2018 from Prime Books!

The ToC is amazing …

“Sunflower Junction,” Simon Avery (Black
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The Starlit Wood: Jeffrey Ford

Today in The Starlit Wood blog series one of my favourite writers, the amazing Jeffrey Ford, talks about his tale “The Thousand Eyes”.

1. What was the inspiration for your story in The Starlit Wood?

We were asked by the editors to pick an
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On Reading

Specifically, on the reading you need to do when you’re a writer.

Reading out loud.

In front of an audience.

This is terrifying enough on its own, but you can manage it. Here are a few hints that I find useful:

Practise your reading before you
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Mad Hatters and March Hares

And this new anthology from Ellen Datlow is up for pre-order, Mad Hatters and March Hares: All-New Stories from the World of Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland.

Gentle Alice – Kris Dikeman  (poem)

My Own Invention – Delia Sherman

Lily-White & The Thief of
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Aletheia: JS Breukelaar

JS Breukelaar’s Aletheia is one of the finest, strangest novels I’ve read in a long time. There’s bone and blood magic in it, and it drips strangeness. Highly recommended.

She’s resident of Sydney, Australia via San Diego, New York and New Zealand. Born in Berkeley,
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Mad Hatters and March Hares – Cover Art

Huzzah! Final cover art for the new Ellen Datlow anthology, Mad Hatters and March Hares, which contains stories inspired by the Alice mythos.

Table of Contents

“A Comfort, One Way” by Genevieve Valentine
“Alis” by Stephen Graham Jones
“All the King’s Men” by Jeffrey
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The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017

YBDFH17MOCK300And Paula Guran’s The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017 ToC has been released. Happy happy joy joy to share space with these wonderful writers (and also for name on cover – rare and never gets old).

Contents (in alphabetical order
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The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017

ybdfh17mock300Huzzah! The lovely Paula Guran has released the ToC for The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2017 (Prime Books). Most excellent company to be in! My story “The Red Forest” (the new story from my reprint horror collection Winter
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