Articles by Helen Armfield

New editors for BFS Horizons

November 9, 2017

The British Fantasy Society has appointed not one, but two new editors for its fiction publication ‘BFS Horizons’. Starting early next year (issue #7) BFS Horizons will [...]

In memoriam: Vicky Stock

January 16, 2017

The BFS committee were sad to hear about the recent death of Vicky Stock. A past committee member, and open nights organiser; she was also instrumental in the Birmingham [...]

BFS Horizons – call for submissions

August 23, 2016

Wanted: Your three thousand to five thousand words in the form of Fantasy, SF and/or Horror in their myriad forms. Submit to by [...]

The Nightmare Stacks. Book Review

June 28, 2016

The Nightmare Stacks by Charles Stross Orbit Books, h/b, 400pp, £18.99 Reviewed by Helen Armfield The book opens in some style, and with Whitby as its location. It doesn’t [...]

A light in the darkness

September 4, 2015

It’s always good to hear from Emma Newman – author, podcaster, roleplayer, and hand-crafter. But today’s post from her blog: a light in the darkness is [...]

Edward Cox

July 9, 2015

When you meet Ed you are left not *entirely* sure how old he is. He bounces into rooms, his grin is infectious, his hug all enveloping. There is a pinch of Professor, a shot [...]

Prudence. Book Review.

June 26, 2015

PRUDENCE by Gail Carriger Orbit Books, p/b, £8.99 Reviewed by Helen Armfield   Fans of Austen will find the beginning in a familiar form – lots of exposition both [...]