The Reading Lists: Alison Littlewood

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The Reading Lists did a truly excellent interview with our favourite Victorian-gothic author and have kindly allowed us to repost it here. Take a gander for some stellar book recommendations and a sneak peek into the wonderful world of Alison Littlewood. You can find The Reading lists on Twitter, Facebook …

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Guest Post: In Stephen King’s Footsteps

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In which horror writer par excellence Mats Strandberg(author of upcoming chiller Blood Cruise) takes a trip to Stephen King’s hometown and discusses the ways in which horror is the perfect genre to write about class. Originally published on Aftonbladet.   We are standing on the corner of Jackson and Union Streets, staring at a …

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The Little Folk on Screen

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Alison Littlewood, our resident expert in all things otherworldly and author of the very recently released The Crow Garden, has very rudely taken over the JFB blog today – the cheek of it! – to give us her favourite interpretations of the little folk, or fairies, on screen. As you can tell, …

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Happy Publication Day Tom Fletcher!

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In 2014 we were thrilled to publish Gleam by Tom Fletcher, the first book in the Factory Trilogy. A rich, genre-bending, totally unique novel, Gleam was praised for it’s passionate writing, fascinating world building and boundary pushing. We’re delighted to be publishing the sequel Idle Hands today and I can assure you, …

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A letter from the author, Sebastien de Castell

Today the fourth in the epic, swash-buckling, funny, intense, dramatic, immersive, oh-so-enjoyable Greatcoats series is published. That’s right, the boys are back in town and Tyrant’s Throne has been released to the world. It has been an absolute pleasure to work on such a well-crafted, well-written series, all the more so because I …

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Top Ten Tuesday! Tips for Curing Writer’s Block by Angela Slatter

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Hello all! Today, we have award-winning author and all around awesome person Angela Slatter on the blog. Despite currently being the Established Writer-in-Residence at the Katharine Susannah Prichard Writers Centre in Perth, she has taken time out of her busy busy schedule to give us her top 10 tips on beating writers block. …

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Guest Post: “In many of our major cities, breathing the air is lethal.’’

    “In many of our major cities, breathing the air is lethal.’’ We’ve all heard about climate change. But have we been listening? Last week the people at Climate Reality Project reminded us that it’s ten years since Al Gore released his film An Inconvenient Truth, bringing the subject …

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