Five questions with Devin Madson

We are very lucky to have Devin Madson answering our questions on the blog today – on the UK publication day for We Ride the Storm, no less! Stories where a character can hear or see things others can’t are often metaphors for mental health and feelings of...
Horror and isolation with Melinda Salisbury

Horror and isolation with Melinda Salisbury

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSYou know the drill, you are alone in the middle of a foggy field and there’s no one within miles… except the person following you. There’s no one coming to help you. Isolation is an ever-present theme in...
Narration and ambiguity with Camilla Bruce

Narration and ambiguity with Camilla Bruce

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSWhen we pick up a book, we know we’re going to be told a story. We trust the author or, in the case of first-person POV the narrator, to tell us the truth. We might be reading about vengeful ghosts or...
Five questions with Eeleen Lee

Five questions with Eeleen Lee

There has been a wealth of excellent science fiction by female writers of late. Personally, I love experimental Scifi – and Ann Leckie’s success would suggest other readers do too! Which is good news for Eeleen Lee’s new novel, Liquid Crystal Nightingale,...
Five questions with Corry L. Lee

Five questions with Corry L. Lee

I’ve been thoroughly enjoying reading fantasy novels inspired by Russian mythology with books like The Bear and the Nightingale and Deathless. But there is a lot more to explore of Russian culture and history through an SFF lense! Corry L. Lee uses Russian...
Cosmic horror with Premee Mohamed

Cosmic horror with Premee Mohamed

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSSCosmic horror is an unhelpful term by itself. HP Lovecraft himself is quoted as saying that: The fundamental premise [of cosmic horror is] that common human laws and interest and emotions have no validity...