Seen and Not Heard: Joanne Hall on Nobody Knew She Was There This week's guest on Nobody Knew She was There, hosted by Fantasy writer Sarah Ash, is Joanne Hall, writer and editor. Here's a taster: Little girls, it’s said, should be seen and not heard. I confess, I’ve been looking back through this awesome… Continue reading Seen and Not Heard: Joanne Hall
Nobody Knew She Was There… This week's contributor on Sarah Ash's new guest blog is Freda Warrington, writing on "The Le Guin Equation". Funny and passionately argued. There’s been much discussion lately about the visibility, or should that be the invisibility, of women writers within the SFF genre. Well, with millions of titles now on… Continue reading Guest Blog for Nobody Knew She Was There by Freda Warrington. – Sarah Ash – Fantasy Author
"Female Fantasy and Science Fiction writers share their thoughts on the state of the SFF genre today…and what’s most important to them when they pick up their pens."
Winterbloom is coming along nicely, and I have now passed the 125,000 word mark, despite some rather fierce inflight editing. Our heroes (?) have now made it to Earth and are about to cause a modest amount of havoc in 1920's Bath. I'm having to bone up on such luminaries as Dr Dee, John Wood the Elder, and William Beckford.
Winterbloom is now up to 102,522 words long. I am hoping to finish the first draft by the beginning of September, unless I get distracted. And as any writer knows, there are plenty of distractions. I also know it's going to need some heavy editing when it's done. So all the extracts I share are… Continue reading More Winterbloom
Guest post by Amy Kuivalainen: Urban Fantasy - what I know for sure This year I have been lucky enough to publish my books Cry of the Firebird, an urban fantasy novel with heavy Nordic and Russian Fairytale influences and as of June The Eagle Key, an original fairy tale about a key that can open the heart of… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase: Guest post by Amy Kuivalainen: Urban Fantasy – what I know for sure
From the Speculative Fiction Showcase, Cora Buhlert compiles her weekly round-up of interesting and entertaining links from the world of SF&F. Speculative fiction in general: Usman T. Malik talks about the importance of science fiction, fantasy and the imagination. Renay talks about the weight of genre history and what it takes to be an SF… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase: Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for July 10, 2015
In a moment of rash enthusiasm, I have created a box-set version of the first three books of my Mir: shamanworld series for Kindle. You can pre-order it here. The set comprises Children of the Shaman (currently free to download), The Glass Mountain, and Malarat. It is available to pre-order from Amazon and will be… Continue reading Oh no, it’s a box set!
Compiled by my co-host Cora Buhlert and also appearing on her own Blog, Pegasus Pulp - crucial and interesting SF&F links on diverse topics for the past week. A taster of what you will find there... And here is our weekly round-up of interesting links about speculative fiction from around the web, this time with… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase – Speculative Fiction Links of the Week for July 3, 2015
A recent new release from the Blog that I share with Cora Buhlert, the Speculative Fiction Showcase. (Since I was ill, Cora has been doing most of the work of running the blog single-handed). About Through a Mirror, Darkly: Through a Mirror, Darkly is a Supernatural Thriller collection masked as a novel. With elements of mystery,… Continue reading Speculative Fiction Showcase