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Mon, 04 December 2017 Discussing The Quatermass Xperiment

The inaugural episode of the Hammered podcast is now available for listening. The host of the series JG Byrne and I talk about The Quatermass Xperiment (1955). It was a fun and nerdy deep dive into the film. Perfect for fans of Hammer films, science fiction, and Nigel Kneale (though of course he didn’t write [...]

Tue, 21 November 2017 Hammered Podcast

I’ll be taking part in an on-going podcast called Hammered, dedicated to examining the more ghoulish output of the British Hammer Film Productions studio.
Starting with The Quatermass Xperiment (1955) and ending (maybe) with To the Devil a Daughter (1976), the discussions will be hosted by J G Byrne and aided by a rotating guest list. [...]

Mon, 02 October 2017 Octocon 2017

The National Irish Science Fiction Convention, Octocon 2017, is taking place this coming weekend.

Here’s my schedule for the convention:
FRIDAY 06 OCTOBER
08:00 PM
‘You Don’t Scare Me Anymore’ in the Salusa Secundus room
Paul Anthony Shortt, Maura McHugh, Frank E Whelan, Lynda E Rucker
SATURDAY 07 OCTOBER
06:00 PM
‘Plug In to Fear’ in the Salusa Secundus room
Esther MacCallum-Stewart, [...]

Thu, 03 August 2017 The Light at the Centre in Best New Horror #28

My short story ‘The Light at the Centre’ has been selected by editor Stephen Jones for his Best New Horror #28 anthology. I’m delighted!
It was first published in Uncertainties Vol. 1 by editor Brian Showers for Swan River Press (and still available for purchase).

Mon, 22 May 2017 Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me midnight movie monograph

I’m happy to reveal that I’ve written a Midnight Movie Monograph for Electric Dreamhouse Press, an imprint of PS Publishing, a series curated by editor Neil Snowdon with a focus on critical reactions to cult films.
I’ll be looking at the iconic film, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With me, written by David Lynch and Robert [...]

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.
Here’s [...]

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 [...]

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