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Horrorology: Robert Shearman

robRemember back last year when I ran a series of interviews with the contributors to the latest Stephen Jones-Jo Fletcher Books Item of Magnificence, Horrorology: The Lexicon of Fear?

Of course you do. You pay attention and that’s one of the things I like most
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Powerful What-ifs: Kim Newman’s Red Reign

torOver at Tor.com I talk about Kim Newman’s Red Reign and all the things I learned from it.

As both a writer and reader I think it’s safe to say that I’ve always learned the most from the books I’ve hated on first reading. Sometimes
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Horrorology Interviews: Kim Newman

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Kim Newman is one of my favourite writers; I do like to think of him as the Dandy Highway Man of Horror. He is, among other things, a superb writer, a perceptive critic, and an inveterate wearer of cravats.

What was the inspiration for your Horrorology tale “Guignol”?

I think they’re
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Horrorology Interviews: Stephen Jones

Photo copyright © Peter Coleborn. All rights reserved.

Photo copyright © Peter Coleborn. All rights reserved.

Today, we start a series of interviews with just about everyone involved in the new anthology Horrorology: The Lexicon of Fear, edited by Stephen Jones and published by Jo
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HORROROLOGY: THE LEXICON OF FEAR

Horrorology (JFB, 2015)And here’s another secret I’ve been sitting on for ages, the new anthology from Stephen Jones and Jo Fletcher Books Horrorology: The Lexicon of Fear, with cover art and internals by Mr Clive Barker.

And yes, I’ve got a piece in
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ToC The Mammoth Book of the Mummy

mummy_19300_md-300x125I’m delighted to say that the wonderful Paula Guran has taken my original story “Egyptian Revival” for her Mammoth Book of the Mummy (Constable and Robinson, Feb 2016). Thanks to Paula not only for buying it, but also for her most excellent and invaluable
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Simon Kurt Unsworth: The Devil’s Detective

sku1UK writer Simon Kurt Unsworth has been writing some fairly stunning and disturbing short fiction for quite some time – if you’re a fan of his, then hold onto your hat because his first novel has just been released into the wild.
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The Monstrous

The MonstrousThe new anthology from Ellen Datlow is The Monstrous, out from Tachyon Publications in October.

The cover by Reiko Murakami is amazing.

Pre-order here.

In the mail: Best New Horror #25

Mbnh25buch excitement to receive this – and extra excitement to see I’ve made it to the first ToC page and the back cover! “Slowly, Monty, climb the ladder.” *steeples fingers*

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Over in the Shock Room

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WOMAN SCREAMING, ROY LICHTENSTEIN

Today, the lovely S.P. Miskowski hosts me over at the Shock Room, where I ramble about ten short horror stories that have always stuck with me.

I’ve written a lot about the fairy tales I loved as a child and
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