Wed, 15 February 2017 Respectable Horror
I’ve a story called ‘Spooky Girl’ in the next anthology by Fox Spirit, called Respectable Horror, which is edited by K.A. Laity.
The cover, by Stephanie Johnson, has just been revealed and it’s a corker.
The ToC is:
The Astartic Arcanum – Carol Borden
The Well Wisher – Matthew Pegg
The Little Beast – Octavia Cade
The Holy Hour – Chloë [...]
Mon, 13 February 2017 Women In Horror Mixtape
Mark West asked me to contribute to his Women In Horror Mixtape, the third in his series of recommended works, which was scheduled to be part of the Women in Horror Month celebrations.
This time I picked ‘Red as Blood’ by Tanith Lee. Partly it’s a tribute to the history of fairy tales, which have [...]
Thu, 26 January 2017 Deluxe Madness
I recently received the deluxe edition of the anthology The Madness of Dr Caligari, edited by Joe Pulver, published by Fedogan and Bremer, encased in a slip cover, signed by all the contributors, and with beautiful artwork on the endpapers by Nick Gucker. What a beauty!
There are other editions too: Kindle, Paperback, and Hardback.
Wed, 21 September 2016 FantasyCon 2016
This weekend I’ll be attending FantasyCon By the Sea, in Scarborough.
I’ll be involved in the following events during the convention:
Holding Out For a Hero
Is the Rise of the Superhero Medium Boosting Genre Fiction?
From 10:00 am – 11:00 am on Saturday, 24 September in the Palm Court Ballroom – The Grand, St Nicholas Cliff
Maura McHugh, [...]
Tue, 09 August 2016 The Madness of Dr. Caligari
It somehow slipped my mind to mention that my short story ‘A Rebellious House’ will be in The Madness of Dr. Caligari anthology, edited by Joe S. Pulver, and published by Fedogan and Bremer (the cover is by Harry O. Morris).
Here’s the impressive Table of Contents:
Ramsey Campbell – The Words Between
Damien Angelica Walters – Take [...]
Tue, 02 August 2016 Working the Blue Rose Case
I’m pleased to announce that I’m part of the autumn season of lectures organised by the Miskatonic Institute of Horror Studies in London.
MIHS is a ‘community-based organisation that offers university-level history, theory and production-based workshops for people of all ages. The Miskatonic is a non-profit endeavour through which established horror writers, directors, scholars and programmers/curators [...]
Mon, 25 July 2016 American Horror Mixtape
After the success of his Brit Horror Mixtape, writer Mark West decided to give the American continent the same treatment, and asked me to contribute a suggestion for the American Horror Mixtape.
Considering I had American and Canadian writers to select from I decided to pick a memorable writer in the field who is a bit [...]
Wed, 06 July 2016 Horror Expo Ireland 2016
I’m pleased to announce I’ll be a guest at the inaugural Horror Expo Ireland event, which is taking place at The Freemasons Grand Lodge, Molesworth St, Dublin on Sunday, 30 October 2016.
There’s a terrific line-up of guests, and it should be a fun event in a splendid building.
Tickets go on sale at 6pm on Thursday, [...]
Thu, 16 June 2016 Dublin Ghost Story Festival
I’ll be one of the guests at the Dublin Ghost Story Festival, which is taking place from 19 – 21 August 2016, at the Freemason Grand Lodge of Ireland, 17 Molesworth Street in Dublin.
The Guest of Honour is Adam Nevill and the Master of Ceremonies is John Connolly. Other guests include: A.K. Benedict, Paul Kane, [...]
Tue, 31 May 2016 The Brit Horror Mixtape
Writer Mark West came up with the fun idea of curating a ‘Brit Horror Mixtape‘ by asking writers in the field to recommend a short story by a British horror writer that influenced their work.
It’s pretty hard to pick one favourite – as I have many – so I decided to select based on the [...]