The Arrival of Missives will be published in the US tomorrow! This version includes a short story called ‘The Last Voyage of the Smiling Henry’ that was loads of fun to write, and I’m so pleased to think of the book being out there, hopefully reaching new people. It’s not a missive so much as… Continue reading Missives on Blogs
FantasyCon 2018 was so good that I’ve needed these past few days to recover from it. I signed loads of books at the launches of both New Fears 2 and This Dreaming Isle, and shared space with some wonderful writers. My only regret is that I had to leave before the awards ceremony, so I… Continue reading Down and Up with Noir, Launches and Space Novels
This weekend (Saturday afternoon and all day Sunday) I’ll be in Chester attending FantasyCon, and I’m really looking forward to being part of the launch parties for two books: Titan’s New Fears 2 – which I’m currently reading as well as feeling grateful that I have a story in it – and Unsung Stories’ The Loosening… Continue reading Wearing a fantastic skin
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