Writing About Writing About Writing Review 15

Part 15 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here Well it’s 2021 and I’ve read a whole bunch (although only skim read a couple tbh) of writing books I realised that in a previous article I saidContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 15”

Interview with Tej Turner

I spoke to Tej about his new book: Bloodsworn “Everyone from Jalard knew what a bloodoath was. Legendary characters in the tales people told to their children often made such pacts with the gods. By drawing one’s own blood whilst speaking a vow, people became ‘Bloodsworn’.   And in every tale where the oath was broken, theContinue reading “Interview with Tej Turner”

A Tiding of Magpies Reissued

The Reissue of my first collection – A Tiding of Magpies – will be published on the 3rd of January. It’s available to preorder here (preorder for the paperback coming soon) I’ve added a new afterword, there are some new stories and the whole book has had a re-edit and has been spruced up. MyContinue reading “A Tiding of Magpies Reissued”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 14

Part 14 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here As I discussed last time I moved onto How to Story books reading books on story structure and storytelling First up was The Writer’s Journey by Christopher VoglerContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 14”

Interview with Loren Rhoads

Tell us about your book (what’s the sales pitch?) In the first full-length collection of her edgy, award-winning short stories, Loren Rhoads punctures the boundaries between horror, dark fantasy, and science fiction in a maelstrom of sex, drugs, and rock-n-roll. Ghosts, succubi, vampires, the Wild Hunt, and the worst predator in the woods stalk theseContinue reading “Interview with Loren Rhoads”

NaNo, NaNo NaNo, NaNo NaNo there’s (Na)No limits

There’s no WAWAW this week as I’ve been trying to keep up with NaNoWriMo wordcounts (spoiler – I’m behind) if you’re doing NaNo then feel free to add me as a buddy – I’m on there as Psutto. I’ve sent the two novellas for the secret project to the publisher (one was finished using NaNoContinue reading “NaNo, NaNo NaNo, NaNo NaNo there’s (Na)No limits”

Writing About Writing About Writing Review 13

Part 13 of an intermittent series where I read or re-read the writing books on my shelf to see if they’re worth keeping. See previous part here Part 13 on Friday the 13th you say? What could possibly go wrong… First up this time round, continuing the ‘generic writing books by actual authors’ is ChuckContinue reading “Writing About Writing About Writing Review 13”

Only the Broken Remain review & interview with the author

Dan Coxon – Only the Broken Remain (out 12 November, Black Shuck Books) Tell us about your book (what’s the sales pitch?) Only the Broken Remain is a collection of fourteen weird horror stories, populated by the lost and the downtrodden, the forgotten and the estranged. Some are new, some have previously been published inContinue reading “Only the Broken Remain review & interview with the author”