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Horror: Beware the Dark

November 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Paul Fry was kind enough to send me a copy of Short, Scary Tales Publications‘ new journal, Beware the Dark. I’ve always held that the short story is one of the most difficult to master...

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Books: Neil Gaiman reads Down Among the Dead Men

January 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Our own James spotted this on YouTube – Constable and Robinson, who have published a number of very fine and successful genre anthologies covering science fiction, fantasy, horror and more over the years, have a...

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Sci-Fi Scaffolds

July 19, 2012 | 0 Comments

Michell Zappa has started a new series called Sci-Fi Scaffolds, which are described as “brief science fiction inspired stories extrapolating on emerging technologies in order to create plausible scenarios for the near future.” The first...

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The campaign for real fear

March 12, 2010 | 1 Comments

Maura McHugh has news of a short story competition that should interest all our readers with a creative bent: “What are the horror myths for the 21st century? Sure, we all love our werewolves and...

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Lavie Tidhar’s Funny Pages

December 18, 2009 | 0 Comments

One of the short stories I’ve been enjoying in the current issue of the always-excellent Interzone (issue #225, in stores now) is from Lavie Tidhar, Funny Pages, a fab short tale set in Israel with...

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