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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:

“Lost Lake” – Emma Straub and Read more…

Suspended in Dusk II: Paul Michael Anderson

Today’s blog guest is Paul Michael Anderson, talking about “Wants and Needs”.

1. What was the inspiration for your SiD2 story?

Honestly? A house I’d looked at with my wife when we were looking to buy about four years ago.  It was this loft-style
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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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Kane’s Scary Tales Vol. 1

Paul Kane’s latest, Scary Tales, will soon be available. I read it and liked it so much I wrote the Introduction.

Beware: the writing style is deceptive, conversational: you’re just having a drink with an old friend …
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Aletheia: JS Breukelaar

JS Breukelaar’s Aletheia is one of the finest, strangest novels I’ve read in a long time. There’s bone and blood magic in it, and it drips strangeness. Highly recommended.

She’s resident of Sydney, Australia via San Diego, New York and New Zealand. Born in Berkeley,
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Beyond the Woods!

In the mail!

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Horrorology Interviews: Michael Marshall Smith

Writing horror under the name of Michael Marshall Smith and thrillers as Michael Marshall, MMS has produced a slew of best sellers, including The Straw Men and The Lonely Dead. He’s won awards for co-writing and performing two series of BBC Radio 4’s cult show And Now, In Colour, is a five-time winner of the British Fantasy Award, and
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Singing Her Scars: Damien Angelica Walters

Damien-Angelica-Walters-Author-Photo-744x731Damien Angelica Walters’ short fiction has appeared or is forthcoming in various anthologies and magazines, including The Year’s Best Dark Fantasy & Horror 2015, Year’s Best Weird Fiction Volume One, Cassilda’s Song, Nightmare, Strange Horizons, and Apex. “The Floating Girls: A Documentary,”
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Checking-in to Apartment 16: Adam Nevill

adam nevillBritish writer Adam LG Nevill has garnered praise for his visceral yet nuanced horror stories, as well as comments such as “The next Stephen King”.

So, not too shabby.

I recently read The Ritual, which not only reinforced all my prejudices against
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The Sad, Dark Drive-by: Michael Marshall Smith

MMS on the left, Stephen Jones (our mutual editor) on ze right

Michael Marshall Smith writes thrillers under the nom de plume of Michael Marshall – including the international best sellers The Straw Men and The Lonely Dead. He used his full
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