Original fiction: St Nick Delivers

Original fiction: St Nick Delivers

While we might not have a new episode for you for a few weeks, we didn’t want you to miss us too much. Inspired by our most recent episode, Charlotte has written us a horror flash fiction piece set at Christmas time.  Thank you for supporting us throughout the...
Five questions with Genevieve Cogman

Five questions with Genevieve Cogman

On the blog this week is author Genevieve Cogman, whose Invisible Library series centres around the eternal struggle between the forces of chaos and order, represented respectively by the Fae and the Dragons. The fifth and latest instalment, The Mortal Word, continues...
Five questions with Francesca T Barbini

Five questions with Francesca T Barbini

In niche genres, independent publishers are more important than ever before. And one of the best speculative fiction presses currently out there is Luna Press. If you’ve never had the opportunity to speak to Francesca, I can’t recommend it highly enough –...
Five questions with Rowenna Miller

Five questions with Rowenna Miller

At Breaking the Glass Slipper, we love innovative genre fiction. Rowenna Miller’s debut novel, Torn, uses the traditionally feminine art of sewing as the basis for its magic system. We asked Rowenna how she fit so many different elements into the one novel, the...
Five questions with Jane Skudder

Five questions with Jane Skudder

This week we’re talking to Jane Skudder, bookseller extraordinaire. Essex-born. Yorkshire-based. Once described by a colleague as having been bookselling since the dawn of time, Jane works for Waterstones based in the enviable Wool Exchange building in Bradford....
Five questions with Jacqui Castle

Five questions with Jacqui Castle

Freelance writer and journalist Jacqui Castle decided to turn her writing talents to fiction, giving us the debut YA dystopian novel The Seclusion. The novel, released in September, has been garnering great reviews. We asked Jacqui about her inspirations and why she...