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Awards Season

The art is by Kathleen Jennings and it’s here purely coz you should always look at at by Kathleen Jennings

Well, I guess it’s time to repost the post that upsets people: The Awards Don’t Matter Post. This was
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Mythic Journeys: Retold Myths and Legends

Very happy to say I’ve got a reprint in this anthology, “Seeds”, written with Lisa L. Hannett for our mosaic novel Midnight and Moonshine. Mythic Journeys has a gorgeous cover and a most excellent ToC:

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How To Be A Writer

Art by Kathleen Jennings as always

So I was supposed to be answering interview questions, but for some reason I wrote this. Everyone’s experience and advice will be different, but this is mine.[1].

 

A writer writes (Thanks, Throw Momma
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Kirkus Review

Momentous occasion: my first mention in Kirkus Review!

Especially delightful as this story appears in the wonderful Marie O’Regan’s new Titan anthology, Phantoms.

Phantoms edited by Marie O’Regan is an anthology of (mostly) new ghost stories from the likes of M.R. Carey, Gemma Files,
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The Teardrop Method: Simon Avery

Today, Mr Simon Avery takes over the blog to talk about writing in general and his TTA novella, The Teardrop Method.

1. How did you start out?

I worked at Andromeda bookshop in Birmingham from 1988 for ten years. For the genre fan
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THE MAMMOTH BOOK OF HALLOWEEN STORIES

Edited by Mr Stephen Jones and published by Skyhorse, The Mammoth Book of Halloween Stories will be released at Halloween (well, does what it says on the can!). You can pre-order here.

Check out the ToC:

“Introduction: When Churchyards Yawn”
“October in the Chair”
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City of Lies: Sam Hawke

A black belt in jujitsu, Sam Hawke lives with her husband and children in Australia. City of Lies is her first novel. She also has the shortest bio to ever appear on this blog.

1. What do new readers need to know about Sam
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The Last Ghost: Marie O’Regan

Marie O’Regan is a British Fantasy Award-nominated author and editor, based in Derbyshire. Her first collection, Mirror Mere, was published in 2006 by Rainfall Books; her second, In Times of Want, came out in September 2016 from
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Pulp Fiction Bestsellers of 2017

Very happy to see that both Vigil and Corpselight made the 2017 Bestseller list from Pulp Fiction Booksellers!

Science Fiction and Fantasy

Vigil (Verity Fassbinder 01) by Angela Slatter
Corpselight (Verity Fassbinder 02) by Angela Slatter
The Collapsing Empire (Flow
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Shadow Writer: Paul Kane

Hello, 2018, sorry I’ve been slow – been having a bit of a nap. But almost awake now, so let’s get to it.

I thought we’d start the year with an interview with the lovely Mr Paul Kane!

Paul
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