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Horrible Happenings Down Below The Reservoir

Graham Tugwell is an Irish writer of short, strange fiction and an incredible novel FOLD (currently seeking a home). Over eighty of his stories have been published across five continents....

Finding the ‘Edge of Heaven’ by RB Kelly
Posted by RB Kelly in > Speculative Fiction

Mums, I think most artists would agree, are the unsung heroes of the creative world. I happen to have a particularly great one, and she was instrumental in helping me...

About Sisterland: A New World From Martina Devlin

The idea of genre leaves me nervous. One book is literary and the other book is historical, his book is crime and her book is commercial fiction. Aren’t they all...

Creating a Buzz; Laline Paull’s Debut On Baileys Shortlist

“It takes twelve bees their entire lives to gather enough nectar to make one teaspoon of honey. It should be priced like gold.” Laline Paul Laline Paull’s remarkable and quite...

The Magic In The Real by Janina Matthewson
Posted by Janina Matthewson in > Interviews > Speculative Fiction

The world of literature is bigger now, and full of possibilities. Lines are crossing and blurring and it’s becoming more and more difficult to slot books easily into genres. This...

Dealing in Dark Dreams: CS Kane

Shattered is the debut novella from Belfast born dark fiction author C.S. Kane. Here she talks about how the book came to be and how the specialist US horror publisher...

Anno Dracula: Kim Newman Talks Vampires
Posted by Paul FitzSimons in > Interviews > Speculative Fiction

With Halloween next week and the Bram Stoker Festival happening this weekend, it’s no surprise if Vampires are on everyone’s mind at the moment. Part of the festival will be...

The Emancipist, Veronica Sweeney
Posted by Veronica Sweeney in > Interviews > Speculative Fiction

Veronica Sweeney has been a published novelist for twenty-eight years. She wrote her trilogy, The Emancipist, after nine and a half years of research. It was first published in one...

Goggles, Dirigibles, and a Nice Cup of Earl Grey, or, a Quick Guide to Steampunk...
Posted by Katy O'Dowd in > Interviews > Speculative Fiction

“Steampunk is a creative social movement that draws inspiration from Victorian and pre-war history in an anachronistic mix of science fiction, modern values and a sense of fun.” There you...

Where the Dead Go, Eamon Harrigan
Posted by Barry Houlihan in > Interviews > Speculative Fiction

Having a busy and varied career in business and management spanning twenty years, Eamon Harrigan has consistently written little pieces here and there – often observances on his career in...