Yesterday I reviewed Angela Slatter’s excellent Of Sorrow and Such, published by Tor. Today here’s an interview with Angela about the book, the way it uses community and history and the other stories in this vibrant and brilliant fantasy world. Tell us a little about Of Sorrow & Such. Well, a few years […]
Mistress Gideon is a witch. The people of Eddas Meadow, the village where she lives, either don’t care or choose not to see it. Mistress Gideon is simply the woman who heals them, who helps them, who greases the wheels of the village’s quiet little society. Until one night, a woman visits Mistress Gideon. Her
So it’s 1990 and I’m sitting in the back of a car in Castletown. My parents are in the bank, I later realize negotiating with the bank so they can continue to slowly dig their way out of debt and carry on with our more than slightly odd existence on the Isle of Man. I am
DS Jan Pearce is walking wounded. Weeks after the disappearance of her teenage son, Jan has become adept at two things; pretending to be okay and not giving up. A surveillance expert she works the areas around Manchester and is quietly very good at her job. That led her to an investigation into the Connelly
Episode 500 of Pseudopod went live today. It’s a Fritz Leiber story and one of a ten part series Shawn and Alex have put together highlighting the best horror from every decade of the 20th century. This one’s free, and massive at 13,000 words. The rest will be released monthly to subscribers and the link to
Ciudad Rencor has another name; Grudge City. Not quite in the USA, not quite in Mexico, Grudge City is an entire community and economy based around wrestling and lucha libre. For generations, fans and wrestlers have flocked to the city. Movies have been made there, careers begun and ended and two dynasties have defined decades
Neill Cameron is one of the best creatores working today. The Phoenix is one of the best anthology comics being published today. So Neill doing work for The Phoenix, as he frequently does, is a match made in heaven. And one that, gloriously, involves robotic dinosaurs and London based mayhem. Any comic that features
So here are the two things I’ve learned in the last fortnight: -Stretching really, seriously, is your friend. Seriously. -I’ve found the edge of the envelope and it’s further away than I thought. But first, this. 30 Seconds 5 times. 15 minutes once. This is the first time I’ve ever topped out which was GREAT.