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The Attic Tragedy: J. Ashley-Smith
1. What do new readers need to know about J. Ashley-Smith?
I’m a British–Australian writer of dark – often speculative – fiction.
I’m not in any way nationalistic or even particularly patriotic, either to my new or my old home
Alan Baxter: The Roo
So, as part of trying to be kinder to my poor neglected blog I’m re-starting the interview series.
First cab off the rank is the inimitable Alan Baxter, who’s recently released a most excellent horror novella in the tradition of Cujo, Razorback and
Christopher Golden: The Pandora Room
One of my favourite humans/writers/editors is the delightful Christopher Golden. Today he’s chatting about his new novel The Pandora Room.
What do new readers need to know about Christopher Golden?
Hmm. I’ve been writing full time since 1992. Horror, fantasy, mystery …
2018 in review
Having spent yesterday excavating my desk for the purposes of organisation (resulting in a list of 32 items to do, 8 of which I managed to cross off yesterday eve), I’ve spent the morning crossing 3 more off said list and procrastinating
A Book of Horrors – Italian Translation
So delighted!! My first translation into Italian – that’s “The Coffin-Maker’s Daughter” in there.
A beautiful new Italian limited edition of A BOOK OF HORRORS from Alessandro Manzetti’s Independent Legions Publishing.
Contains stories by: stories by Ramsey Campbell, Peter Crowther, Dennis
Momentous occasion: my first mention in Kirkus Review!
Especially delightful as this story appears in the wonderful Marie O’Regan’s new Titan anthology, Phantoms.
Phantoms edited by Marie O’Regan is an anthology of (mostly) new ghost stories from the likes of M.R. Carey, Gemma Files,
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
Kaaron Warren: Tide of Stone
Today, the deceptively adorable Kaaron Warren talks specifically about her new novel, Tide of Stone, and about writing in general.
1. So, what do new readers need to know about Kaaron Warren?
I’ve been publishing fiction since 1993. Took me about five years
High-pitched noises: @pspublishinguk is getting ready to send these babies out. The Tommyknockers by Mr Stephen King, artwork by the amazing @daniele_serra_art and an introduction written by me. ?Read more…
Suspended in Dusk II: Alan Baxter
Today’s SiD2 guest at the blog is the inimitable Alan Baxter.
1. What was the inspiration for your SiD2 story, “Crying Demon”?
Two things. The first was that I wanted to address some aspects of bullying. I was relentlessly bullied as