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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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GenreCon 2017 Plenary Address

That title is a fancy way of saying I ranted at a bunch of nice people at 9.20am this morning. It was fun!

Here’s the transcript of my rant.

Awards Don’t Matter

Good morning to you all, hungover or otherwise.

My name is, as you might
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Speculative Fiction Festival 2017

Superheroes Panel, Speculative Fiction Festival 2017. L-R: Margo Lanagan, Robert Hood, Maria Lewis. Photographer: Cat Sparks

Nice write-up of the NSW Writers Centre Spec Fic Festival of last weekend!

Thanks, Dr Katie Lavers.

The biennial Speculative Fiction Festival is an extraordinary festival organised by the
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The Corpselight Blog Tour

Yes! It’s on the road. Lock up your cupcakes, folks.

And we’re starting over at the blog of the delightful Lisa Reads Books!

I am delighted to be involved in the blog tour for Corpselight by Angela Slatter which is the second
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Midnight and Moonshine

You know, five years ago (or almost) Lisa L. Hannett and I released our Norse-inflected, fairytale-y, myth-saturated, damned sexy mosaic collection, Midnight and Moonshine.

The cover art is by the wonderful Kathleen Jennings, and the Introduction by the equally wonderful Dr Kim Wilkins.

Missing
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