Tag Archives: sourdough and other stories

Locus Interview Extract

There’s an extract of my interview with Locus Magazine over at Locus online.

“I worked with intent. My thought was, I’m 37, and I want to give this a real go to do it as a career. I don’t want
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Heading back into …

… the lands of the Sourdough/Bitterwood world …

“Books were in the blood of the Briars; Sandor, great-great-great-grandfather of the clan, was a collector (less frequently a bookseller for he could hardly bear to part with the things), especially of tomes and fragments
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I’m Not Crying, YOU’RE Crying!

I just opened my birthday present from my Best Brain, Sister-Brain, Frequent Collaborator and Conspirator, Lisa L. Hannett.

Sure, it’s a month late, but Best Brains care not for such trivialities of time and space, for we are Immortal (or have detailed plans
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Patreon

Banner courtesy of Kathleen Jennings

Banner courtesy of Kathleen Jennings

Well, I’ve finally bitten the bullet and set up a Patreon page – ably assisted by Kathleen Jennings and Peter M. Ball who managed not to grit their teeth for much of
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Working on …

Hind-Girl… getting The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales finished by the end of January before I start on the third and final Verity Fassbinder book, Restoration.

Here’s a sample from one of the The Tallow-Wife tales, “Embers and Ash”. Keen-eyed readers will notice the
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Patreon peeks

So, one of the things I’m working on (in between all the other end of the year deadlines) is a Patreon account.

One of the reward levels will get you a scroll once a month with some sort of story-related artefact on it. Kathleen Jennings is doing the art for me.

Exhibit A is A Brief History of the Hind-Girls:

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Interview: Angela Slatter and Of Sorrow and Such

sorrowsandsuch-cover-200x300Somehow I missed the posting of this! The delightful Man of Words, Alasdair Stuart, about my Tor.com novella Of Sorrow and Such (with the amazing Balbusso cover).

Yesterday I reviewed Angela Slatter’s excellent Of Sorrow and Such, published by Tor. Today here’s an
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Over at Fantasy Scroll Magazine …

Vigil v4 2… I talk. Constantly. Thanks, Amber Neko Meador!Fantasy-Scroll-mag-Logo

About non-writing, writing, and tips for new writers. Also fairy tales. And my forthcoming debut novel Vigil.

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Over at Dirge Magazine …

SorrowsandSuch_FINAL_hires… Of Sorrow and Such gets an utterly gorgeous review!

This is why Of Sorrow and Such is an important tale of modern fantasy. It embraces the magic of the genre while giving it a necessary update, all the while maintaining gorgeous
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Worldbuilding in the Sourdough Universe

Slatter-Jennings02So, today is the actual book day for Of Sorrow and Such in the US. I celebrated early, then while I was sleeping the book was born! Easiest. Birth. Ever.

Over at Tor.com I talk about the building of the world in the
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