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The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

An extract from the Afterword:

This book has taken a long time to write.

I began it at the end of 2013, after The Bitterwood Bible and Other Recountings had been sent off to Tartarus Press. I was fortunate enough to be awarded a
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The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

I’m finishing up the latest (last?) installment in the Sourdough/Bitterwood mosaic collections, The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales, which will go to the lovely folk at Tartarus Press very soon. Kathleen Jennings is working on the illustrations, and Helen Marshall is
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For a Halloween Snack

Stephen J. Clark’s “Homunculus”

Here’s my short story “Sourdough” …

Sourdough

by Angela Slatter

My father did not know that my mother knew about his other wives, but she did.

It didn’t seem to bother her, perhaps because, of them all, she had the greater
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Dilatando Mentes

I’m absolutely delighted to say that Sourdough and Other Stories will be translated into Spanish by the lovely folks at Dilatando Mentes (“Expanding Minds”) Editorial! Sourdough will be published in Spanish in 2021, and gradually all my other single author collections as well.

This is
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Bitterwood

Re-stocked The Bitterwood Bible cards today, and remembered how much I love the cover of the book. Kathleen Jennings’ artwork always seems to be drawn straight from my head.

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The Tallow-Wife limited edition

Right, folks.

I have six copies of the very limited edition hardcover of The Tallow-Wife novella from FableCroft, illustrated by Kathleen Jennings, and written by me. They will be dropped in to Pulp Fiction Booksellers by moi tomorrow morning. If you want one,
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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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Shadows & Tall Trees 7: Rosalie Parker

rosalieRosalie Parker runs Tartarus Press with her partner, R.B. Russell. She has written two short story collections The Old Knowledge and Other Strange Tales (Swan River Press, 2010, reprinted 2012) and Damage (PS Publishing, 2016), and her stories
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Revisiting old tales

Art by Kathleen Jennings

Art by Kathleen Jennings

“Terrible As An Army With Banners” was one of the hardest stories I’ve ever had to write (and can never, ever read it out loud) … now I need to find that voice
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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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