Posts Tagged "horror"

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 [...]

Thu, 10 March 2016 Spooky Girl in Respectable Horror

I’m pleased to say that my short story ‘Spooky Girl’ will be appearing in a forthcoming anthology from Fox Spirit Books, called Respectable Horror, which is edited by Kate Laity.

I’ve admired the work of Fox Spirit Books for some time – a more recent British small press, set up by Adele Wearing, which quickly began [...]

Thu, 31 December 2015 A story in Obsidian

In 2016 NewCon Press celebrates its 10th anniversary, and to mark that achievement it’s releasing a number of publications next year, including an eBook-only retrospective anthology of horror short fiction written by women that NewCon published during its first decade.
Thus we have Obsidian: A Decade of Horror Stories by Women, which is now available [...]

Tue, 08 December 2015 The Ghost Train Doesn’t Stop Here Anymore

Back in 2012 I had the fine fortune to write a section of  an anthology horror play called The Hallowe’en Sessions, which had a run in the West End in London. I worked with fellow writers Kim Newman, Anne Billson, Sean Hogan, Paul McAuley, and Stephen Volk,
Well, the creative sparks behind that production now have another stellar horror portmanteau [...]

Sat, 07 November 2015 Old Weird, New Weird, or Just Plain Weird

You can hear a recording of the ‘Old Weird, New Weird, or Just Plain Weird’ panel, which I participated on during the 2015 World Fantasy Convention in Saratoga Springs, NY. It’s hosted on the Project Radio web site.
The line-up was: moderator: Thomas F. Monteleone, and panellists: Ellen Datlow, Michael Kelly, me, Anya Martin, and Scott [...]

Fri, 30 October 2015 World Fantasy Convention 2015

In a couple of days I’m flying to the USA with the main goal of attending the World Fantasy Convention 2015 in Saratoga Springs, NY. The lovely side-effect is getting to spend time with the amazingly talented Kate Laity before and during the convention.
I haven’t attended many WFCs – two in the UK so far. [...]

Wed, 16 September 2015 Kildare Readers Festival 2015

I’m very pleased to be part of the Kildare Readers Festival 2015, which is taking place in Newbridge from Thursday 8th – Sunday 18th October.
At 8pm on Thursday, 15 October Kim Newman and I will be talking about ‘Things That Go bump in the Night… and why we love them!’ at the Riverbank Arts Centre. [...]

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