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Morwood

I’ve hit the halfway point on my new novel, Morwood, so I thought I’d share the first chapter and the piece of art that inspired the story. This painting is by Ruth Sanderson and I first saw it at WFC in Washington in
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Repost: Your Writing is Not You – or How to Interpret/Deal with Writerly Rejections

I’ve written before about rejections and how to handle the dent they make in your self-esteem, and I think it’s advice that bears revisiting from time to time. One thing any writer needs to develop (apart from mad writing skills and the ability to
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Blackwater

As always art by Kathleen Jennings coz wolves and candlesticks and pouffy skirts …

So, I spent most of last year and the first few months of this year working on a novel called Blackwater. It’s a gothic fantasy set in the same
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New Novel

So, I’ve started writing a new novel, Morwood.

Like Blackwater it’s a gothic fantasy set in the Sourdough/Bitterwood world, and I’m at the stage where I love it. It’s new and pretty and we’re in our honeymoon period.

Here’s a first draft sample (no
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Restoration in paperback form!

Well, guess what’s coming out in paperback!! Hello, Restoration, my last child.

So, if you’ve been waiting, arms crossed, grumping “I won’t buy it until all the trilogy is out, even though that might affect the chances of getting
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On Writing and Finishing a Trilogy

Over at Always Trust in Books I talk about the agony and the ecstasy of finishing off my Verity Fassbinder supernatural crime/urban fantasy trilogy.

Write a trilogy, they said. It’ll be fun, they said.

*sigh*

I should start by saying that
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The Flensing Factory …

The Flensing Factory is open once again, operating at full capacity.

All the flensing, all the time.

Bring me your novels, your short stories, and pay me because I offer a very valuable service!

Contact me at me@angelaslatter.com

The Lovecraft Squad: Rising

Absolutely delighted to have another installment in Stephen Jones’ third and final Lovecraft Squad mosaic novel! The artwork for The Lovecraft Squad: Rising is by Douglas Klauba and the book will be published by Pegasus Books in 2020.

Year’s Best Dark Fantasy and Horror 2019

Delighted to say that I’ve got a story in this one! Especially delighted as this story was difficult to write and edit, so I’m Most Pleased.

Even more delighted to see fellow Aussies Kaaron Warren and JS Breukelaar also in the ToC with a bunch of other wonderful writers. Thanks, Paula Guran!

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Over at PseudoPod

My story “Home and Hearth” (which originally appeared as part of the Spectral Press chapbook series) has been transmuted into a podcast by the lovely folk at PseudoPod! Thanks, peeps, and special thanks to narrator Robin McLeavy.

Go here to listen.

Warning: horror.