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We love writer, director and playwright Robert Shearman – we don’t even have to kidnap him. He travels quite willing to the country of interview and stays for tea and cupcakes. It’s such a
#22, no less – longevity much?
The editor is legendary Stephen Jones, and
I am on retreat with a bunch of awesomely talented writers, in a gorgeous undisclosed location. I am sharing a cabin with Rob Shearman – he doesn’t eat cereal with milk! Nor does he drink coffee! I know, scandalous.
Is good here. Quiet and retreaty, waterish. Food is excellent. So far,
Robert Shearman is a nice man. He’s also an amazing writer – allow me to quote from a review of his first collection, Tiny Deaths, “The
Just saw that the delightful Rob Shearman is joint winner of the Shirley Jackson Award! Love Songs for the Shy and Cynical is wonderful – lyrical, gentle, achingly arch at times, and just plain wondrous at others.
BTW: Tiny Deaths won a World Fantasy award in 2008.
Couldn’t happen to a nicer
Here’s a snippet from the Intro by the delightful Robert Shearman to Sourdough & Other Stories :
We are shaped by the stories we’re told. And the first stories we’re told are fairy tales.
Nowadays, this may not be strictly true, of course. Kids may be dangled on the knees of overprotective parents, and read stories of hungry caterpillars, or shown cartoons
Robert Shearman’s new collection of short stories is almost here! Squeeeee!
If you read and loved Tiny Deaths (which you did, you know you did), then Love Songs for the Shy and Cynical will make you even happier. I had the good fortune to read an early draft of the collection and can highly recommend it. Tiny Deaths won a World
Or something like that. This looks exciting anyway:
There’s a new series starting on BBC Radio 7 on Saturday September 26th, and they want you to help out.