I’m supposed to be writing a respectable young adult novel about a gambling syndicate at the moment.
But instead I have something called ‘Red Eyes and Blue Lips: A Zombie Love Story’ on my screen.
Kaaron Warren writes fabulously disturbing and, well, generally fabulous short stories, some of which have been collected in the recent The Grinding House through CSFG publishing. As Kaaron has recently moved to Suva, Fiji, I was curious as to how her book buying habits had changed, and whether she had managed to find a particular [...]
Synopses are difficult to write.
The October issue of Ikarie (Czech Republic) has been released. It contains my story ‘The Title of this Story’, which first appeared in Paper Cities through Senses Five Press. This issue also contains fiction by Susanna Clarke.
The Ringing Sound of Death on the Water Tank, first published in In Bad Dreams through Eneit Press, and soon to be reprinted in Dead Souls through Morrigan Books, has been selected for inclusion in Australian Dark Fantasy and Horror Volume 3 through Brimstone Press. The lineup includes authors such as Sean Williams, Margo [...]
As I’ve mentioned before, I’m trying to curtail my rather excessive book expenditure by ensuring that the only books I purchase are second-hand. This is not only a rather cheaper way of working, but I’m also more likely to pick up books by authors unfamiliar to me as there’s less financial risk involved. [...]
Sam Tomaino reviews the latest issue of Shimmer in SF Revu. This issue contains my story ‘The Glass Girl Looks Back’.
L Timmel Duchamp reviews Paper Cities over at Strange Horizons. Another review of the anthology will go live on Strange Horizons on Wednesday, which might allow for an interesting point of comparison.
Novel edits [...]
I had a chat with Marshall Payne recently about his favourite bookshop, and what he had to say made me smile. I think a lot of booklovers would love to have a local bookshop where the staff know everything that’s on the shelves–and even better, have read the books and can offer a considered opinion [...]