New Fears 2 was published yesterday, so that means my story ‘Pack Your Coat’ is out in the world, hopefully scaring people, along with all the other stories in that collection by some of the best writers around. I like looking at the contents page just to see my name in there amongst them. A… Continue reading Words and Fears
Crowdfunding begins today for an anthology of weird fiction by women writers called Disturbing the Beast, and it has some fabulous eyeball-heavy artwork for a cover: This is the first book from Boudicca Press, who are dedicated to discussing the kind of subjects that deserve some weird treatment – pregnancy, for a start. Now that… Continue reading The beast to be disturbed
Here it is! Look at the arm. I love it. An enormous thank you to Tara Bush and Vince Haig for this cover. It’s the best.
I’m really happy with the design for my story Territory: Blank, which will be published in Interzone shortly. Look at this sneaky peek. It’s perfect for the story: I’ve also written the guest editorial for the edition, which is all about how we can’t escape certain stories. Speaking of which, I certainly can’t escape mushrooms.… Continue reading Blanket coverage
The latest edition of Far Horizons magazine is filled with treats from Unsung Stories, including short stories by Malcolm Devlin, Verity Holloway, Oliver Langmead, and me. There are also interviews, reviews, and even a sneaky extract from The Loosening Skin. The publication date for that is the end of October, so you really are getting an… Continue reading Horizons and Territories
In November 2018 Titan Books will be publishing The Arrival of Missives in the US, and they recently revealed the new cover, along with an excerpt, on Tor.com. You can go there and see it, or you can just look down now. It’s far too beautiful not to have it on my blog too. Also,… Continue reading A new envelope for Missives
Although I’d be tempted to call myself a weird writer rather than a writer of the Weird, I’m very happy to be involved in the business of writing a story for Boudicca Press‘ upcoming anthology Disturbing the Beast. Submissions are currently being accepted and there’ll be crowdfunding to come. I’m really looking forward to seeing… Continue reading The weird, the cold, and the pointy