Also in the mail! All the Murmuring Bones …

I can’t believe I forgot to post this here – ARCs of All the Murmuring Bones arrived in my hot little hands the other week!

Here at last! The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

So much joy from this morning’s bookmail! The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales is finally here! When I say “finally” I don’t mean the fact it was published last week and is in my hot little paws this week, I mean
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Preorder: The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

Yes! At long last (my fault entirely) The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales is available for preorder from Tartarus Press. The words are by me, the art by Kathleen Jennings and the very lovely introduction by Helen Marshall.

This is the
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OMG! All the Murmuring Bones artwork

When you’re an author sometimes you get the most amazing gifts from fans, friends, clients, and students.

In the category of OMG!!! My friend and student Carina Bissett sent this exquisite piece – her husband Richard Lorenzen custom-made
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Free Fiction!

So, in the lead up to the release of The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales (Tartarus Press) this month (fingers crossed) and All the Murmuring Bones (Titan Books) next month, here is a little Sourdough world origin story, beautifully
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New Service at The Flensing Factory

New Service: Read and Report

The “read and report” option is just that: instead of editing your work, I’ll read your short story and write you a report about what works and what doesn’t.

What you’ll get: I will read your story and write you
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Relics, Wrecks and Ruins

I’m delighted to have a story in this new anthology edited by Aiki Flinthart! Relics, Wrecks and Ruins has an amazing ToC and can be purchased here.

Futures and Pasts, Fearless and Frightening. This is a must-read collection for all fans of
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Starred Review: All the Murmuring Bones

Over at Publishers Weekly, All the Murmuring Bones gets this gorgeous starred review!

All the Murmuring Bones
A.G. Slatter. Titan, $15.95 trade paper (368p) ISBN 978-1-78909-434-3

Set in a fantasy world reminiscent of 19th-century
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2020 Roundup – or “What the Hell Happened??”

2020, hey?

What the hell was that? Well, it certainly put a crimp in things to say the least – no travel, no face-to-face teaching, projects delayed (including a super-exciting one that I still can’t announce), work drying up
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The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales

In theory, if all goes according to plan, The Tallow-Wife and Other Tales will be published in February this year. I say “in theory” not because of a lack of faith, but because of the bruising experiences of 2020, when
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