Exclusive Interview: “The Strange Thing We Become” Author Eric LaRocca

 

It’s October, and that means it’s time to read some scary stories (though, really, when is it not?). But while writer Eric LaRocca says the ones in his short story collection The Strange Thing We Become And Other Dark ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “The Last Days Of Hong Kong” Author G.D. Penman

 

With The Last Days Of Hong Kong (paperback, Kindle), writer G.D. Penman is concluding the Witch Of Empire trilogy they started in 2017 with The Year Of The Knife, and continued in 2020 with The ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Can You Sign My Tentacle?” Author Brandon O’Brien

 

In some circles, writer H.P. Lovecraft is as known for his bigotry as he is his artistry. But this has just prompted other writers to take influence from the latter to comment on the former. In the following email ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “The Death Of Jane Lawrence” Author Caitlin Starling

 

A lot can be said about secretive, controlling men — none of it good. Well, one of it good: it can inspire authors to write something interesting. Which brings me to writer Caitlin Starling and her new Gothic horror ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “The Free Bastards” Author Jonathan French

 

With The Free Bastards (hardcover, Kindle, audiobook), writer Jonathan French is bringing to a close The Lot Lands trilogy he launched in 2018 with The Grey Bastards and continued in 2019 with The True Bastards ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Activation Degradation” Author Marina Lostetter

 

There’s no shortage of funky robots in sci-fi: Bender, Marvin, Murderbot, Claptrap, R2-D2… But that doesn’t mean we don’t want more, especially when they put a unique spin on the idea. Which brings us to Unit Four, the “biological ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Terraforming Mars: In The Shadow Of Deimos” Author Jane Killick

 

In the board game Terraforming Mars, you have to turn the red planet into a place humans can live, and comfortably. The kicker being that every turn isn’t a new minute, hour, or day, it’s a generation. But ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “The Annual Migration Of Clouds” Author Premee Mohamed

 

As a scientist, it’s not surprising that writer Premee Mohammed would write a story about an apocalypse that’s both environmental and biological in nature. It’s also not surprising that, as she admits in the following email interview about her ...CONTINUE

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Exclusive Interview: “Weird World War III” Editor Sean Patrick Hazlett

 

People have long speculated how a third World War might start and play out. But in the alt-history military sci-fi short story anthology Weird World War III, we got to see what might happen if things got, well, ...CONTINUE

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