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The 2nd Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Richard Jay Goldstein

goldsteinRichard Jay Goldstein has been writing fiction and non-fiction for a bit over twenty-five years. He lives with his wife and kids and grandkids in the mountains east of Santa Fe, New Mexico, where it’s still pretty quiet, thanks. He’s a lapsed ER doc, and has published fifty-something stories and essays in
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Mermaids in the Mail

mermaidspgSo this just arrived, the very lovely Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep, edited by the delightful Paula Guran (Prime Books).

Contains stories of awesome by the likes of Lisa L. Hannett, Margo Lanagan, Catherynne Valente, Tanith Lee, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Neil Gaiman, et al.

And I got a berth, too. Huzzah!

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Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep

mermaidsThe lovely Paula Guran has another fantastic reprint anthology coming out in May, Mermaids and Other Mysteries of the Deep (published by Prime Books) and available for pre-order here.

The ToC is great, including Margo Lanagan, Elizabeth Bear, Catherynne M. Valente, Genevieve Valentine, Caitlin R. Kiernan, Lisa
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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*

My story “The Burning Circus” was originally printed bnh25in the British Fantasy Society’s anthology of
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Gifts for the One Who Comes After

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One of my favourite people – who also happens to be one of my favourite authors – is Helen Marshall … and lo! She has a new collection out, which is always cause for rejoicing and opening bottles of bubbly substances. Read more…

Fearie Tales

fearie1And the embarrassment of riches continues! The postie just dropped off this parcel, containing the limited edition of Fearie Tales: Stories of the Grimm and Gruesome, courtesy of PS Publishing. Yes, I am drooling over.

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Spectral Book of Horror Stories: Helen Marshall’s Funeral Rites

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Helen Marshall is the author of the British Fantasy award-winning Hair Side, Flesh Side (which is indeed brilliant), Gifts for the One Who Comes After and The Sex Lives of Monsters, as well as many short stories scattered lovingly across the planet (possibly
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Like Chicken Man, I am everywhere … today at least

CAM01466Over at Alan Baxter’s place I answer five questions about my Spectral chapbook, Home and Hearth, and a variety of other horror and dinner party related things.

1. What’s “Hearth and Home” all about and why did you write this story?

Well, it’s about a woman whose
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The Writer in Winter

winterWell, mainly the writer is freezing. Queensland is not a state which concerns itself with winter overly much mostly because we’re in denial for ten months of the years that it even occurs. As a result, we don’t really insulate our houses properly, nor do we get something handy like underfloor heating.
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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:
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