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2018 in review

Having spent yesterday excavating my desk for the purposes of organisation (resulting in a list of 32 items to do, 8 of which I managed to cross off yesterday eve), I’ve spent the morning crossing 3 more off said list and procrastinating
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Gaslight Gothic: Strange Tales of Sherlock Holmes

The fabulous Sci-Fi and Fantasy Reviewer has reviewed Gaslight Gothic: Strange Tales of Sherlock Holmes, edited by  J.R. Campbell & Charles Prepolec, published by  EDGE Science Fiction and Fantasy Publishing. I’m especially delighted as he says lovely things about my story, “A Matter
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Gaslight Gothic!

I’m so very excited to have a story in this wonderful anthology from EDGE, edited by JR Campbell and Charles Prepolec! Gaslight Gothic has a Kit Caswell (Ripper) story in it, called “A Matter of Light” – and she gets to take
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And Then interviews: Narrelle M. Harris

Clan Destine Press is bringing out a new anthology And Then, and you can read interviews with the authors here over the next few weeks. There is also an Indiegogo campaign, to which y’all can contribute here.

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Powerful What-ifs: Kim Newman’s Red Reign

torOver at Tor.com I talk about Kim Newman’s Red Reign and all the things I learned from it.

As both a writer and reader I think it’s safe to say that I’ve always learned the most from the books I’ve hated on first reading. Sometimes
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Horrorology Interviews: Reggie Oliver

r4eggieThe superbly talented Mr Reggie Oliver is a playwright, author, biographer, actor and director. His Tartarus collection Mrs Midnight won the Dracula Society’s Children of the Night Award, and was a finalist for both the British Fantasy and World Fantasy Awards. Here, he
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Horrorology Interviews: Mark Samuels

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Mark Samuels (born 1967) is the author of five short story collections: The White Hands and Other Weird Tales (Tartarus Press 2003), Black Altars (Rainfall Books 2003), Glyphotech & Other Macabre Processes (PS Publishing 2008), The Man who Collected Machen & Other
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So You Want to Write for A Franchise, Or Thanks for My New Kitchen, Mr Lucas: in the Lair with Karen Miller and Sean Williams

As readers of this column know, we regularly and without thought of consequences, kidnap our guests by means of a malfunctioning vortex manipulator. The problem with doing this to people who write Star Wars
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Back in the office today …

… but the thing keeping me smiling is the image of Sherlock Holmes wearing nought but a high thread count Egyptian cotton sheet in a Buckingham Palace sitting room. Just because he was being stubborn, bloodyminded and petulant. That takes commitment.

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