What stayed in the Cutting Room

Continuing my discussion about The Abandonment of Grace and Everything After, here is the history of one of my notable (and notorious) stories, “The Cutting Room”. In January and February 2005, I attended the famous Clarion South writers’ workshop in Brisbane, Australia. It was a very hot and muggy Queensland summer, the air-conditioning was patchy, […]

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Friday the 13th: Burning with anticipation

With Friday the 13th coming up tomorrow, I couldn’t resist the chance to celebrate. So in good old black Friday style, I’m making available for FREE on Amazon my Lovecraftian novella/ebook Requiem for the Burning God. Requiem for the Burning God (normally $1.99) will be free for three days on Amazon, from April 12 to […]

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Gateway Drug now a bestseller!

Scott Nicholson’s awesome dark fiction collection, Gateway Drug, is going great guns on the Amazon Bestseller list, having just cracked the Horror top 10. More importantly, the ebook is cheap at the moment (99c on Amazon – save $2!).  If you choose to pick up this brilliant collection at a bargain price, you’ll be thrilled […]

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Gateway Drug by Scott Nicholson and friends

Allow me to pause for a moment for a spot of blatant self-promotion (hot off the presses) … Bestselling horror author Scott Nicholson – one of the poster children for the success of ebooks and an imminent contributor to the Grand Conversation – has just released his latest book, the collection Gateway Drug. Synopsis: After […]

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Singing the Song of Prague

“The Song of Prague” is one of my hidden gems. It’s a prose-rich, entertaining dark fantasy story that’s had a few near misses in its time in the slush pile. I haven’t yet found a home for it in print, but I’m delighted to say that I’ve sold the podcast rights to Pseudopod! I love […]

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… but he was big in France!

More good news from the Continent! After lamenting that I hadn’t been published in France – and hot on the recent sale of “Wrack” to the awesome French zine Borderline – my story “The Cutting Room” is set to appear in next year’s Tenebres anthology.  Going by the contents listed for the 2008 anthology, my […]

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