Hey, Presto Strange-O

January 29, 2009

A new publication, Presto Strange-O, is seeking submissions. They want “stories that are absurd, surreal and odd. In short, it should be well-written, and it should be [...]

RoF ceases publication

January 29, 2009

More bad news for writers and readers of short stories: Realms of Fantasy magazine is closing down. The final one will be the April 2009 issue. There is a brief mention on [...]

Not Another Bloody Trilogy

January 27, 2009

This article by Mike Chinn about the trilogy phenomenon first appeared in Dark Horizons 32 (1991). Whatever happened to Sword and Sorcery fiction? Nothing, I hear you say, go [...]

The JJLA

January 26, 2009

The John Jarrold Literary Agency has been very busy these past few months. Here is a list of JJLA titles so far scheduled for 2009. Debut novels marked (*) January: Twelve [...]

Daniel in Chains

January 26, 2009

An email arrived today with the following news: “Daniel Fox’s epic Chinese imperial fantasy novel, Dragon in Chains, is now out from Del Rey in the States, [...]

Mythago stories

January 26, 2009

Robert Holdstock informs me that: “In the spring, Merlin’s Wood is coming out from Gollanz, as lead in a collection that contains the Mythago novella The Bone [...]

Forthcoming TWF gigs

January 26, 2009

The Write Fantastic has a few events lined up: February 26th – Stevenage Central Library – “Step into the Unknown” – 7.30-9.00 pm – Juliet [...]

The Stokers weekend

January 26, 2009

As previously announced, the Stoker Awards will be presented by the HWA over the weekend 12-14 June 2009, in Burbank, California. The Guests of Honour will be [...]

The HWA announce Lifetime Awards

January 26, 2009

The Horror Writers Association (HWA) has recently announced the recipients of their Lifetime Horror Award. The award is presented to individuals for their lifetimes’ [...]
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