THAT’S MY COVER! TO AN IDEA THAT STARTED IN MY HEAD! THIS IS AMAZING! This is the cover to After The War, the tabletop RPG I’ve been developing with Jason Pitre for the last couple of years. Jason, who runs Genesis of Legend, is a phenomenal designer who has an incredible, instinctive grasp of the exact spot where rules […]
For those of you who don’t know, PseudoPod is the horror fiction podcast I’ve hosted (Oh DEAR GOD) just over a decade now. It’s one quarter of the Escape Artists flotilla of podcasts which also take in YA (Cast of Wonders), Fantasy (PodCastle) and Science Fiction (Escape Pod). Just under 2000 episodes! Maybe more by now! Four shows! All
Look at the things I helped make! My author copies of World War Cthulhu:Cold War, Doctor Who: The Silurian Age and Doctor Who: The Awesome Disreputable Older Punk RPG all arrived this week. It’s been so long since I worked on these that I’m a little fuzzy on what exactly I did for Cold War.
Some more of the incredible writing being produced to commemorate this month: G. Clark Hellery Short Story Archives Fox Spirit The Weird In The Normal by Su Haddrell A Monstrous Love: Crimson Peak and The Writer by C.A. Yates What Have You Done To Solange? By Leslie Hatton Women Who Fight Back by Sharon Shaw
I’m working out of four notebooks at the moment. The Iron Man Moleskine on the top left is my Escape Artists/Patreon planning book. Ideas for posts, schedules for promo tweets, notes and outlines all go in there. Marguerite has the same range, but featuring Hulk, so every meeting actually is like the Avengers assembling. And
A quick collection of some fun links for you to women who make horror in all it’s forms. The Mary Sue with an excellent oral history of female Special Effects Artists Tiffany Blaze’s incredible and HORRIBLE special effects makeup (Click through at your own risk. Gorehounds, I figure you’ve already clicked) The Homicidal Homemaker-Where Horror
The Screwfly Solution by James Tiptree Jr is as close to perfect as short fiction gets. It’s also one of these pieces it’s best to come to entirely uninformed. So, click here to go and listen to PsuedoPod Episode 400, where a constellation of some of our finest narrators bringing this all time classic to life.
Midnight Man 2 sparkles with moments like this. It’s like reading a script scattered with perfectly formed, faintly grumpy diamonds that make you laugh even as you’re wrapping your head around the profoundly disturbing script. Midnight Man 2 and the first part (Both available here) are the story of a dead man resurrected by a
The magnificent G. Clark Hellery has put this together for Women In Horror Month. It’s a great idea, for a great month and Geri’s blog post lists a bunch of female horror creators that are great places to start. And speaking of great places to start? Fox Spirit Books Click the link for their own