Monthly Archives: June 2013

Richard Matheson

We have, unfortunately, lost another giant in the field of speculative fiction. Richard Matheson – author of, amongst others, I Am Legend and The Incredible Shrinking Man – has passed away at the age of 87. Richard Matheson has long … Continue reading

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William Goldman

  I’ve been on something of a minor William Goldman kick for the last couple of weeks. Although probably best known as a screenwriter (his screenplays include The Princess Bride, A Bridge Too Far, The Ghost and The Darkness, The … Continue reading

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Swords and Sorcery: A Blog

A nice mention for The Harvester of Souls at Swords and Sorcery: A Blog: http://swordssorcery.blogspot.co.uk/2013/06/two-months-of-swords-and-sorcery.html

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Iain Banks

It has not been a great year for speculative fiction thus far. James Herbert, the godfather of British horror, passed away in March; Jack Vance, one of SF true originals, died last month, and now news has come through of … Continue reading

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The Harvester of Souls at Swords and Sorcery

My short story The Harvester of Souls is now up at Swords and Sorcery, you can find it here: http://www.swordsandsorcerymagazine.com/story-1.html As I’ve said before, its part of a loose sequence of stories set on The Four Continents, which I suppose … Continue reading

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Jack Vance (1916 – 2013)

Jack Vance, one of the greatest SF/F writers has passed away. Probably best known for his Dying Earth sequence of short stories and novels (The Dying Earth, Eyes of the Overworld, Cugel’s Saga and Rhialto the Marvellous) he was also … Continue reading

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The Harvester of Souls

My short story The Harvester of Souls is due to appear later this month in Swords and Sorcery – Curtis Ellett’s excellent fantasy e-zine. The story is part of a very loose sequence of tales set on The Four Continents … Continue reading

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