Rogues – with Ren Hutchings

Rogues – with Ren Hutchings

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSSome of our favourite heroes are characters who might be deemed less than heroic by society. Smugglers, reckless hot-heads, gamblers and gangsters – everything that law and order should squash at the earliest...
Oppression & survival – with Sunyi Dean

Oppression & survival – with Sunyi Dean

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSWhile World War 2 saw greater opportunities for women on the home front while so many working-age men were away at war, there are many more examples of hard times bringing curbs on women’s rights. We only have...
No trope is an island – with Foz Meadows

No trope is an island – with Foz Meadows

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSAs you’ve hopefully worked out by now, we are big proponents of the need for diverse representation in speculative fiction. And while we are certainly seeing more LGBTQ+ relationships portrayed in the genres we...
The haunt – with Michelle Paver

The haunt – with Michelle Paver

Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: RSSIt’s easy to see why haunted houses are frightening – most of us live in a house and share a terror of what might happen if some unpleasant force took up residence there alongside us. Similarly, folk horror that is...
Five questions with J. M. Alvey

Five questions with J. M. Alvey

To support the incredible Books on the Hill kickstarter “Open Dyslexia: The Sequel” that launched on 7th June, we’re delighted to host historical crime writer J.M. Alvey on the BtGS blog. You may know J.M better as Juliet E. Mckenna. You’ve written...