The last month has been spent writing the first draft of a novella, which has been variously called The Witches of Whitechapel and now The Witch’s Scale.
I finished tidying the first brain-vomit draft last night, so my plan now
Photo by Sue Wright @DrimzelRoad
… precisely the sort of marketing one needs.
Thanks, Sue Wright, for tweeting this happy-making image.
… the lovely Cordelia Harrison.
The delightful Russ of Ticonderoga will do his publisher thingy and send it on post-haste.
Relax for a bit, the QWC / Hachette Manuscript Development deadline has been extended to 12 July 2013.
DEADLINE EXTENDED for the QWC / Hachette Australia Manuscript Development Program
Racing to get your manuscript in? Relax, you have more time. The deadline for
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Over at the latest issue of Schlock Magazine you can read my re-imagining of that fine old tale, “Bluebeard” – with magnificent, disturbing, confronting art by Nel Pace.
Original art by Alan Lee
I seem to have been sitting on this one forever, but at last I can reveal that Mr Stephen Jones has taken “By the Weeping Gate”
I just bought a book I’ve been meaning to get a hold of since this year’s Conflux.
It’s this one, The Machine Who Was Also A Boy, by Tom Dullemond and Mike McCrae, and produced by punchy indie eMergent Publishing
Great article from Rick Kleffel over at the NPR Books site about “The New Strange” and Robert Aickman, specifically with regards to We Are for the Dark, the latest Aickman and Howard collection from Tartarus Press.
If you want a