Monthly Archives: January 2012
Day one, writer
So today is my first day as a full time writer.
I’ve spent the last four days in a frenzy of sleep, reading, and playing so much Skyrim that it will be a fortnight before I can even look at an
Updated ToC and a cover
And here’s the updated ToC, now including a young up-and-comer called Stephen King.
• “Hair” by Joan Aiken (The Monkey’s Wedding & Other Stories / F&SF July/August) • “Rakshasi” by Kelley Armstrong (The Monster’s Corner: Through Inhuman Eyes) •
Cover for Damnation and Dames!
Over at ThrillerCast, I say stuff …
… the delightful and charming Alan Baxter and David Wood ask me questions about short stories, stakes, fairytales, flensing and the Highlighters of Doom.
On occasion, I swear. Keep your small children away.
An Introduction to Australian Horror over at This is Horror
Lisa Hannett gives a run-down on the state of Australian horror …
Australia is a land of extremes. One minute the country is ravaged by drought and bushfires, the next it’s drowning in devastating floods. The continent is a combination of
Tuesday Therapy: Deborah Kalin at the Hannettorium
Deb Kalin gives good advice over at the Tuesday Therapy performative space, here.
Place as Person: The Places You Think You Know
THE YEAR’S BEST DARK FANTASY & HORROR
And in the squeeee that was heard around the world, the lovely Paula Guran at Prime Books has picked up my short story “Sun Falls” (from Ticonderoga Publications’ Dead Red Heart).
Also on the list are Margo Lanagan, Tanith Lee, Norman