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Uber-special Fearie Tales!

Fearie_Tales_edited_by_Stephen_Jones_200_316I’m so excited about this: PS Publishing have their very special limited edition of Fearie Tales available for pre-order. It looks absolutely gorgeous. Check it out at PS or Subterranean.

200 copies only, hard cover, sexy traycase, signed by all contributors.

Contents

Introduction: Don’t Scare the Children — Stephen
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The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror: 2014 edited by Paula Guran

YBDarkFH2014cover300Huzzah! My nasty story “Cuckoo” (originally published in A Killer Among Demons) has scored a berth with Paula Guran’s 2014 Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror.

The ToC is below, and is declared “awesome”!

“Postcards from Abroad,” Peter Atkins (Rolling Darkness Revue 2013, Earthling Publications)
“The Creature
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Fearie Tales beginnings

First paragraphs of the Fearie Tales stories from Masters Ramsey Campbell, Neil Gaiman, Robert Shearman, and Markus Heitz.

ramseycampbellRamsey Campbell: Find My Name

DOREEN WAS AWAKE at once and trying to hear why. A dog barked on the far side of the tennis courts, and another yapped from the direction of the
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Reggie Oliver: The Silken Drum

r4eggieThe delightful and erudite Mr Reggie Oliver talks about Fearie Tales, Christina Rossetti’s  “Goblin Market”, doppelgangers, and spiritual possession.

Fly, fiend! Over the Western SeaFollowed by cries of hate from the Afterworld

—Aya no Tsuzumi, The Silken Drum,Japanese No Play, origin and author unknown.

‘SHE’S JAPANESE,’ SAID Karen from the estate agents. I
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Stephen Jones: Don’t Scare the Children

FT1Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome is the forthcoming anthology from Jo Fletcher Books – edited by the inimitable Stephen Jones. The ToC includes the likes of Tanith Lee, Joanne Harris, Neil Gaiman, Michael Marshall Smith, Reggie Oliver, Ramsey Campbell, John Ajvide Lindqvist … for the full list, go
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Now this is …

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Photo by Sue Wright @DrimzelRoad

… precisely the sort of marketing one needs.

Thanks, Sue Wright, for tweeting this happy-making image.

 

Super Sekrit Project Revealed

Original art by Alan Lee

Original art by Alan Lee

I seem to have been sitting on this one forever, but at last I can reveal that Mr Stephen Jones has taken “By the Weeping Gate” for his new anthology, Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and

The cover art is by
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Shared Worlds

enhanced-buzz-28034-1364838820-1Over at Shared Worlds a bunch of us were asked for the best writing advice we could write on our hands.

So, 27 hands, including those of Neil Gaiman, Karen Lord, Joe Haldeman, Nnedi Okorafor, Gene Wolfe, Ekaterina Sedia, Patrick Rothfuss, Team VanderMeer, et al, are on display Read more…

Unquotable Quotes

As we struggle to the end of all the required ‘stuff’ required to get a book out into the world, we thought we’d share some of our less-than-successful requests for cover quotes. Note: none of this may have happened.

George R.R. Martin: Who the FUCK are these people?

Neil
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Good advice

8 Rules of Writing from Grandmaster Gaiman, as laid out over at Maria Popova’s Brain Pickings.

Write
Put one word after another. Find the right word, put it down.
Finish what you’re writing. Whatever you have to do to finish it, finish it.

The rest is here.